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San Antonio Book Festival
April 2, 2016

SABF Schedule Now Available

The Book Festival schedule is now available! Take a look and see when your favorite authors are presenting so you can plan out your day. Check back with us later this week so you can download our app to customize your schedule. We can't wait to see you on April 2!

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Fiction Contest

SABF has announced nine winners from among 175 entries across 40 schools throughout Bexar County for its third annual fiction writing contest.

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Geektown

Get ready to explore a new and improved Geektown at SABF -- a section created exclusively for teens where you can snap a photo at the flip book booth, spin the KSAT wheel for a chance to win, and explore the Geekbus and the V.R.O.O.M. van! 

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Book Appétit

This elegant evening of excellent literary entertainment is the kick-off event to the 4th annual San Antonio Book Festival. Proceeds benefit the Festival and the Library Foundation. Last year’s memorable Literary Feast quickly sold out, so please make your reservations early.

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Video Highlights

My Story at the SABF 2015: Young Women's Leadership Academy

My Story at the SABF 2015: Young Women's Leadership Academy

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2015 San Antonio Book Festival

2015 San Antonio Book Festival

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San Antonio Book Festival Featured Events

BOOK APPÉTIT

Apr 01, 2016

7:00 pm | The St. Anthony Hotel

A Book Festival and Library Foundation Literary Feast for The Well Read and Well Fed


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Book It Luncheons

Apr 02, 2016

Noon - 1:00 PM | Club Giraud

An hour of intellectual feasting!


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Literary Death Match & Festival Club Reception

Apr 02, 2016

5:30-10:30pm | Charline McCombs Empire Theatre

”...the most entertaining reading series ever.”—LA Times
After a fantastic day at the San Antonio Book Festival, head to The Empire Theatre for this celebratory conclusion to SABF, a must-attend evening of lit, libations and laughter.  Straight from Reykjavik, Edinburgh and LA, “Literary Death Match” returns to San Antonio to close the 4th Annual San Antonio Book Festival!  Generously sponsored by Ricos Products Company.


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Latest News

New Activities for Teens in Book Festival’s Geektown

Mar 03, 2016

You are going to love our new and improved Geektown, the Book Festival’s exclusive area for teens.


2016 Fiction Contest Winners Announced

Feb 23, 2016

​The San Antonio Book Festival (SABF) has announced nine winners from among 175 entries across 40 schools throughout Bexar County for its third annual fiction writing contest. Young writers from grades 7 to 12 were asked to showcase their creativity and storytelling abilities on the theme of “Not All Heroes Wear Capes.”


View our 2016 SABF Authors Playlist on YouTube

Feb 16, 2016

View our SABF 2016 author lineup, including videos of some of our authors talking about their work.


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