About This Festival
Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas|500 W Las Colinas Blvd, Irving, TX | Map
From the Organizer
More than 80 authors, graphic novelists and YouTube celebs are slated to appear including John Green (Let It Snow, Fault in Our Stars), graphic novelist Raina Telgemeier (Guts), Ransom Riggs (Miss Peregrine series), Marie Lu (The Kingdom of Back) and Ruta Sepetys (Fountains of Silence) and Marissa Meyer (Renegades, Lunar Chronicles) are set to appear at the North Texas Teen Book Festival, a celebration of teen and tween literature. Middle grade keynotes include Soman Chainani (School of Good and Evil series) in conversation with Dork Diaries duo Nikki and Renée Russell. Nicola Yoon (The Sun is Also a Star) and Sarah Dessen (The Rest of the Story) return to take part in the Young Adult Keynote conversation. The free expo features panel discussions, publisher events, speed dating, workshops and book signings. Admission is free but wristbands are required for select book-signing lines and publisher events. Parking is $10 per vehicle.