The 10 winners were local students in grades 7-12 who wrote stories based on this year’s contest theme of “Building Bridges.”
This year’s author lineup is the largest list to date with 103 local, regional, and national authors.
Mixing performance with documentary-style truth-telling, the event will bring five storytellers to participate in one of America’s celebrated traditions.
Barring the unforeseen, it’s a sure bet that “An Evening With Paulette Jiles,” one in a series of year-long literary events hosted by the San Antonio Book Festival, will be more relaxed than those leading to the announcement of the National Book Awards last month in New York, which Jiles attended as a finalist in Fiction.
Former Southtowner and internationally renowned author Paulette Jiles was nominated for the National Book Award for Fiction.
On Nov. 5-6, 290 authors ranging from cookbook writers to celebrities-turned-authors will gather at the Texas State Capitol for a weekend of nearly 150 free panels, book signings, cooking demonstrations, and children’s activities.
The San Antonio Book Festival (SABF) is inviting up-and-coming writers throughout Bexar County to put their talents on display by submitting work to its annual fiction contest.
The Central Library and Southwest School of Art played host to the fourth annual San Antonio Book Festival on a warm, sunny Saturday that drew thousands downtown to mix and mingle with 95 authors participating in 70 different sessions in 11 different venues.
If you have children over the age of three, then you are probably familiar with this scenario: The weekend is coming.
Award-winning playwright, poet, and journalist Gregg Barrios has pushed the envelope for most of his artistic career, shedding light on the lesser-known, and oft-ignored, characters and realities of the local and national Latino community through his writing.