Saturday, January 26, 2013

Local Event: Montgomery County Book Festival

Texas have you heard about the Montgomery County Book Festival? It's a huge event hosted in Houston the first Saturday in February. This event is a little different because it's not just YA authors and there will be writing workshops as well. Are you planning on attending? I'll be there, so I hope to see you there too!

Montgomery County Book Festival
Location: Lone Star College - Montgomery
Date: Saturday, February 2, 2013
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Admission: FREE

Festival Schedule

9:00 - 10:00 am Registration, Book Sales and Entertainment in Commons

10:00 am Keynote address in Theater with Jonathan Maberry

10:45 am Session I Author Panels / Writing Workshop - Beginner

11:30 am Author Signing Session I

Noon Book/Concession Sales Special Keynote Presentation with DeeAnne Gist

1:05 pm Session II Author Panels / Writing Workshop - Intermediate

1:50 pm Author Signing Session II

2:10 pm Session III Author Panels / Writing Workshop—Advanced

2:55 pm Author Signing Session III

3:15 pm Keynote Address in Theater with Sherrilyn Kenyon

4:00 - 5:00 pm Closing Author Signing Session

Jonathan Maberry - Opening Keynote Speaker
Deeanne Gist - Special Lunch Keynote Presentation
Sherrilyn Kenyon - Closing Keynote Author
Remaning Authors in Alphabetical Order
Jill Alexander
E. Kristin Anderson
Kathi Appelt
Kendare Blake
Anita Bunkley
Rachel Caine
Suzanne Crowley
Lindsay Cummings
Carolee Dean
Tracy Deebs
Wendy Delsol
Brian Falkner
Janet S. Fox
David McGinnis Gill
Bethany Hegedus
CC Hunter
Sophie Jordan
Diane Kelly
Jacqueline Kelly
Mary Lindsey
Kimberley Griffiths Little
Nikki Loftin
Diana Lopez
Mari Mancusi
Lisa McMann
Anna Meyers
Jenny Moss
Mike Mullin
Joy Preble
Cory Putnam Oakes
Bettina Restrepo
Victoria Scott
Janni Lee Simner
Cynthia Leitich Smith
Greg Leitich Smith
Dom Testa
Jo Whittemore

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  1. Since I live just down the road in Brenham, I just might have to mosey over to this event. Thanks for the reminder.

    1. You should! A lot of great authors and readers!

  2. Replies
    1. I can't wait to see you Cory! I feel like I always miss you at events!

  3. wow! this sounds like a fun event!