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New SABF Ad in Texas Monthly

Our new SABF ad will be featured in the March and April issues of Texas Monthly.

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New Festival Ad in Texas Monthly

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San Antonio Book Festival January Newsletter

The latest about SABF’s 1st Literary Feast, the 2015 Fiction Contest, and more.

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Fiction Contest Update

The submission period for the 2015 Fiction Contest is now closed, and our judges are hard at work reading more than 600 stories.

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Upcoming Events




First edition logo2 First Edition Society Membership Drive Happy Hour

6:00 pm Paramour - Phipps Building - 102 9th Street

Join the First Edition Society!  To kick off 2015 we’ll have our pop-up Membership Drive Happy Hour at Paramour Bar!  Register for your Annual Membership and we will notify you with details as the date approaches. 
With a First Edition Society Membership you’ll enjoy free cocktails and tasty bites at our Membership Drive Happy Hour plus an incredible view of San Antonio and the Central Library from the rooftop of the city’s newest hotspot!
FES Membership also includes admission to our festive gatherings all supporting the San Antonio Public Library Foundation!




Sa-book-festival-logo 2015 Festival Lineup Release

February 10, 2015

The 2015 lineup featuring more than 75 authors will be announced on Wednesday, February 10.




Papel fes Red Enchilada Feast with First Edition Society

7:00 pm Central Library

Join First Edition Society for a Red Enchilada Feast at the Central Library on Thursday, March 12th at 7 pm!




Lit feast logo San Antonio Book Festival Literary Feast Featuring Naomi Shihab Nye and Lawrence Wright - SOLD OUT

Friday, April 10 - 7:30PM - The Argyle Club

The San Antonio Book Festival (SABF) is pleased to host its first Literary Feast featuring a conversation with two 2015 SABF Featured Authors, Naomi Shihab Nye and Lawrence Wright.

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