West Texas Book FestivalFestival Events

Abilene Public Library - 202 Cedar Street
and
Abilene Civic Center - 1100 N. 6th Street



Date & Time
Location
Program

Tuesday - Sept. 24
12:00

Abilene Public Library

Lunch Program - Julie Kibler discusses her first novel, Calling Me Home, which has been optioned by Warner Brothers for movie rights. Bring your lunch or purchase a light lunch for $5. Drinks will be provided.

Tuesday - Sept. 24
6:00

Abilene Public Library

Reception honoring local authors who have had a book published in the past year

Wednesday - Sept. 25
12:00

Abilene Public Library

Lunch Program - Dean Smith talks about his book, Cowboy Stuntman, telling about his career in Western movies. Bring your lunch or purchase a light lunch for $5. Drinks will be provided.

Thursday - Sept. 26
11:30 a.m.

TSTC - Culinary Arts
901 N. 1st

Thursday - Sept. 26
6:00 p.m.

Abilene Country Club
4039 S. Treadaway

Friday
Sept. 27

Public Schools

Authors in Schools - Jodi Thomas will be speaking to high schoolers and Marci Peschke will visit third and fourth graders at schools in Abilene and Wylie.
Friday - Sept. 27
12:00

Abilene Public Library

Lunch Program - Premiere of new collection of West Texas Christmas Stories, with several Abilene writers reading or telling their stories. Bring your lunch or purchase a light lunch for $5. Drinks will be provided.
Saturday- Sept. 28
9:00 a.m.

Abilene Civic Center

Registration
Saturday- Sept. 28
9:15

Abilene Civic Center

Marci Peschke speaks on Writing for Children
Saturday- Sept. 28
10:00

Abilene Civic Center

Jeff Guinn, author of "Charles Manson, Bonnie & Clyde, and Santa Claus"
Saturday- Sept. 28
10:45

Abilene Civic Center

Jodi Thomas speaks on Creative Writing
Saturday - Sept. 28
11:30

Abilene Civic Center

Boots & Books Luncheon
    featuring Jodi Thomas as A.C. Greene Award winner and retired Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, author of Unflinching Courage: Pioneering Women Who Shaped Texas. Remarks by Texas authors Marci Peschke and Jeff Guinn. Tickets $25 each, or $250 for table of 10..
Saturday- Sept. 28
1:30

Abilene Civic Center

Book Signings for Kay Bailey Hutchison, Jodi Thomas, Jeff Guinn, and Marci Peschke.

Events | Featured Authors
Cookbook Gala | Culinary Cuisine Luncheon
Boots & Books Luncheon
A.C. Greene Award | Around Abilene
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