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Texas Book Festival announces 2022 schedule | Arts & Entertainment

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AUSTIN- Texas Book Festival has announced its 2022 schedule, which features nearly 300 national and Texas authors in events spread throughout the grounds of the Texas State Capitol and along Austin’s Congress Avenue on November 5 and 6. The Festival Weekend features acclaimed authors at readings, panel discussions , and signings; exhibitor booths and food vendors; Central Market Cooking, Book TV on C-SPAN2, Texas Monthlyand Kirkus Reviews Tents; and dozens of family activities, including crafts and drawing sessions, and storytimes every half hour by some of the biggest children’s authors publishing today. The complete schedule is available now at

“We are so excited for the Texas Book Festival to be fully back in person for the first time since 2019,” says Executive Director Lois Kim. “Our schedule has something for everyone, with a great variety of topics for children, teens, and adults to explore. In addition to authors like Jacques Pépin, Janet Evanovich, Anand Giridharadas, and Angie Cruz, we have an incredible lineup of established and emerging writers spanning fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. We can’t wait to spend the weekend with fellow book lovers of all ages!”