The Texas Teen Book Festival, the kid sister to the Texas Book Festival, returns to St. Edward's University on October 6. The one-day event, a celebration of all things teen spirit, is free, open to all, and spotlights the best in young adult literature.
3:30 – 4:15 PM, Signing Tent
Ebony Adams, Julissa Arce, Heidi Heilig, James Kennedy, Taran Matharu, Nadya Okamoto, Tochi Onyebuchi, Beth Revis, Anita Sarkeesian, Nova Ren Suma, Laini Taylor,
Be the Change: Four Activists Talk About the Power of Speaking Up
Author Panel, 4:30 – 5:15 PM, RCC Gym
Words are power! And these outspoken activists-turned-authors know all about making theirs count. Grab a seat in the RCC Gym at 4:30 PM to hear four rebels with a cause talk about the power of speaking up.
Featuring: Ebony Adams, Julissa Arce, Nadya Okamoto, and Anita Sarkeesian
Moderated by Jane Claire Hervey
Authors Ebony Adams, Anita Sarkeesian, Julissa Arce, and Nadya Okamoto will lead a discussion designed to empower and educate young people to the importance of engaging in civic issues.
Check the Texas Teen Book Festival website for updates on exact time for Julissa's panel.