Penguin Author Talks at the Texas Book Festival

Here’s a full schedule of all the Penguin authors who will give talks at the Texas Book Festival this weekend. Stop by and say hello, we’ll be in the Penguin booth! Make sure to check the list of in-booth author signings.

Saturday, October 27th – Festival Hours 10-5pm

11:15-12pm, Paramount Theater – Jenny Lawson, Let’s Pretend This Never Happened

12:00 – 1:00, The Sanctuary at First United Methodist Church (1201 Lavaca, enter from Lavaca St.) A Conversation with Maureen Johnson (Name of the Star) and Maggie Stiefvater

12:30-1:15pm, Capitol Auditorium Room E1.004 – DT MaxEvery Love Story is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace

12:45-1:45pm, Capitol Extension Room E2.036 – Fantasy Gets Real Panel — Kristin Cashore, Bitterblue (teen)and Jasper Fforde, The Woman Who Died a Lot

1-2pm, Lone Star Tent – B&N Discover Great New Writers Program – Emma Straub, Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures and Other People We Married

1:30-2:15pm, Sanctuary at First Methodist Church (1201 Lavaca St) – Damien Echols, Life After Death

3-3:45pm, Sanctuary at First Methodist Church (1201 Lavaca St) – Bob Balaban, The Creature From the Seventh Grade  (middle grade)

3:30-4:30pm, Capitol Extension Room E2.036 – With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility Panel – Marie Lu, Legend and Andrea Cremer, Rift (teen)

Sunday, October 28th – Festival Hours 11-5pm

12:30-1:15pm, Capitol Extension Room E2.030 – Jeanne Marie Laskas, Hidden America: The Unseen People Who Make America Work

1-2pm, Capitol Extension Room E2.014 – The World Turned Upside Down – Katherine Catmull, Summer And Bird (middle grade)

1:00 – 2:00 Capitol Extension Room E2.016 – The Lure of Lore  – Nikki LoftinSinister Sweetness Of Splendid Academy (middle grade)

2-2:45pm, Capitol Extension Room E2.036 – Suzy Spencer, Secret Sex Lives

4:15-5pm, House Chamber – Junot Diaz, This Is How You Lose Her

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