Lilly Gonzalez joined the Book Festival team in September 2015 as Communications Director and was promoted to Deputy Executive Director in January 2018. She is responsible for Book Festival operations and represents SABF in the Executive Director’s stead. She also assists with fundraising and designs communications strategies to advance the mission of the Book Festival.
Originally from the Rio Grande Valley, Lilly spent 14 years living in Chicago. Prior to moving to San Antonio, she worked in public affairs at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. She earned both her MFA in creative writing and BS in journalism from Northwestern University. Her favorite book is Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros.
Lilly can be reached at email@example.com.