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SABF Releases Lineup of More than 85 Authors for 4th Annual Book Festival

Feb 09, 2016

​The San Antonio Book Festival (SABF) has released their list of more than 85 acclaimed national, regional and local authors who will appear at the 4th annual festival.

Save the Date for the 4th Annual Book Festival

Feb 05, 2016

Be sure to save April 2 on your calendars as a day for the books!

Announcing the 2016 Fiction Contest Finalists

Feb 01, 2016

We received 175 submissions to our 2016 Fiction Contest from 40 schools across Bexar County. Here are our ten finalists in each grade division.

2016 Book Festival Events Guide

Jan 10, 2016

Here’s a quick guide to the various Festival events taking place April 1-2, 2016. Remember to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to stay up-to-date on the latest news regarding the 4th annual Book Festival.

Upcoming Events




Chandalier Notte Nera | A Dinner in the Dark

7:00 - 10:30 The Vault | 421 East Commerce Street

An event like no other in San Antonio, awaken all your senses, save your sight.





7:00 pm | The St. Anthony Hotel

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




Bookit logo Book It Luncheons

Noon - 1:00 PM | Club Giraud

An hour of intellectual feasting!




Ldm-logo-vector-image Literary Death Match & Festival Club Reception

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.

Thank you Sponsors

  • Bexar County
  • Zachary Foundation
  • Valero
  • United Way
  • San Antonio Area Foundation
  • Phyllis Browning Company
  • John and Florence Newman Foundation
  • Institute of Museum and Library Services
  • McNutt Charitable Trust
  • Frost Bank
  • City of San Antonio
  • The Brown Foundation
  • Barnes and Noble
  • 80/20 Foundation
  • HEB
  • Texas Monthly
  • San Antonio Express News

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