At an intimate rooftop cocktail party in downtown Austin on Thursday evening, Austin’s literati celebrated as the Texas Book Festival revealed the complete list of over 300 authors headed to the 2015 Texas Book Festival.
On October 17 and 18, the Texas State Capitol Grounds will welcome the largest number of authors in the Festival’s 20-year history. Literary director Steph Opitz promises that this year is gearing up to be the best yet. “Over the years we've had fabulous big name-authors and we've had ‘trust-us-this-person/book-is going-to-be-huge’ overnight sensations,” says Opitz. “This year it's going to be all that and some.”
The list revealed on Thursday includes plenty of celebrity names that even non-readers will be excited about, like actor (and author! — of the...more
By Sam Sumpter
This Labor Day weekend, head to the hills of Utopia, Texas, where nature and live music will combine yet again in the form of the seventh annual UTOPiAfest, a festival experience truly unlike any other. Using the advice of fest vets, bands and bigwigs (plus some personal experience) we compiled some tips for making the most of this one-of-a-kind music and camping festival.more