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April 2015

Literary Death Match

April 11, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

You are viewing the page for the 2015 Literary Death Match. To visit the page for the event on April 2, 2016, click here. Tickets for our VIP Festival Club Reception and seating for LDM on the Orchestra level are $50 each or $300 for a reserved table of four. Enjoy cocktails, savory bites and live music by Cryin' D.T. Buffkin from 5:30-6:30pm. The LDM program begins at 7:00pm. Tables & Tickets available in limited quantities! Please call 210.225.4728 ext. 16…

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October 2015

An Evening with Azar Nafisi

October 18, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join the San Antonio Book Festival and Sister Kathleen Coughlin for an evening with New York Times–bestselling author Azar Nafisi Sunday, October 18, 2015 McCombs Center Rosenberg SkyRoom (5th floor) The University of the Incarnate Word 5:00 pm | Reading from her most recent book, The Republic of Imagination (FREE and OPEN TO ALL) 6:00 pm | SABF Literary Feast* with a Cocktail Reception, Dinner and Discussion (Seat purchase required) Parking is available at the McCombs Center and Ancira Parking Tower *The Literary Feast is generously…

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February 2016

San Antonio Book Festival Author Announcement

February 9, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Central Library 10:00 AM Chihuly area Join us as we reveal our 2016 San Antonio Book Festival author lineup to the public! Clay Smith, our Literary Director, city officials, members of the press, and local literary stars will be in attendance. Come hear the exciting news firsthand!

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April 2016

BOOK APPÉTIT

April 1, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

BOOK APPÉTIT - SOLD OUT A Book Festival and Library Foundation Literary Feast for The Well Read and Well Fed Featuring Festival Authors Stephen Harrigan (A Friend of Mr. Lincoln) and Thomas Mallon (Finale: A Novel of the Reagan Years) in conversation about their latest novels with Dan Goodgame. This elegant evening of excellent literary entertainment is the kick-off event to the 4th annual San Antonio Book Festival. Proceeds benefit the Festival and the Library Foundation. Last year’s memorable Literary Feast quickly sold out, so…

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4th Annual Book Festival

April 2, 2016
Central Library & Southwest School of Art, 600 Soledad St
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States

It's our 4th annual Book Festival, and it's shaping up to be the best one yet! Central Library & Southwest School of Art 600 Soledad St San Antonio, TX 78205 Visit the SABF page to learn more. View our 2016 author lineup, browse our schedule, and download the SABF app to plan your day.

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4th Annual Book Festival

April 2, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

It's our 4th annual Book Festival, and it's shaping up to be the best one yet! Central Library & Southwest School of Art 600 Soledad St San Antonio, TX 78205 Visit the SABF page to learn more. View our 2016 author lineup, browse our schedule, and download the SABF app to plan your day.

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Book It Luncheons

April 2, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Club Giraud,

Take a quick break to dine with a Festival author: New this year, Book It Luncheons are an opportunity to sit down to an intimate lunch with a Festival author and eight companions. We are offering four Book It luncheons – one the day prior to the Festival at a private home and three on the day of the Festival at the nearby Club Giraud. Book It luncheons will be ticketed and all funds will benefit the San Antonio Book…

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Book It Luncheons

April 2, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a quick break to dine with a Festival author: New this year, Book It Luncheons are an opportunity to sit down to an intimate lunch with a Festival author and eight companions. We are offering four Book It luncheons – one the day prior to the Festival at a private home and three on the day of the Festival at the nearby Club Giraud. Book It luncheons will be ticketed and all funds will benefit the San Antonio Book…

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Literary Death Match & Festival Club Reception

April 2, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Charline McCombs Empire Theatre, 226 N. St. Mary's St.
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States

Literary Death Match marries the literary and performative aspects of Def Poetry Jam, rapier-witted quips of American Idol’s judging (without any meanness), and the ridiculousness and hilarity of Double Dare. Each episode of this competitive, humor-centric reading series features a thrilling mix of four famous and emerging authors (all representing a literary publication, press or concern online, in print or live) who perform their most electric writing in seven minutes or less before a lively audience and a panel of three…

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Literary Death Match & Festival Club Reception

April 2, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Literary Death Match marries the literary and performative aspects of Def Poetry Jam, rapier-witted quips of American Idol’s judging (without any meanness), and the ridiculousness and hilarity of Double Dare. Each episode of this competitive, humor-centric reading series features a thrilling mix of four famous and emerging authors (all representing a literary publication, press or concern online, in print or live) who perform their most electric writing in seven minutes or less before a lively audience and a panel of three…

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August 2016

San Antonio Book Festival Literary Feast Featuring Naomi Shihab Nye and Lawrence Wright – SOLD OUT

August 24, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

On April 11, 2015, the San Antonio Public Library Foundation will present its third annual San Antonio Book Festival (SABF) at the San Antonio Central Library and neighboring Southwest School of Art. As a kickoff to our annual event, we are pleased to invite you to join us on Friday, April 10, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. for a Table Levels $3,500 ~ First Edition table of eight or a table of ten with the choice of inviting a Festival Author and guest…

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April 2019

7th Annual San Antonio Book Festival & SABF Events

April 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - April 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Central Library & Southwest School of Art, 600 Soledad St
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States

To see all of the SABF events, click HERE! The San Antonio Book Festival celebrates national and local authors and their contributions to the culture of literacy, ideas, and imagination. The free, daylong event is a gift to visitors and the citizens of San Antonio, bringing books to life through author presentations, innovative panel discussions, and book sales and signings. Also included in this fun day of literary entertainment are family activities such as children’s theater performances, a technology area, interactive…

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