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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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Happy Holidays from First Edition Society

On Friday, December 19th, SAPLF’s First Edition Society celebrated the Holiday Season with Christmas at the Cabin.

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SAPLF Board Member Margie Vera to be Inducted into San Antonio Women’s Hall of Fame

In March 2015, SAPLF Board Member Margie Vera will be officially inducted into the San Antonio Women’s Hall of Fame.

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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.




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.




Sa-book-festival-logo The 3rd Annual San Antonio Book Festival

10AM – 5PM - Central Library

Our annual, free, day-long event at the Central Library and Southwest School of Art, unites readers and writers in a celebration of ideas, books, libraries and literary culture.

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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