2018 Dallas Book Festival

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Hillary Jordan
Hillary Jordan Photo by William Coupon

The Dallas Book Festival will feature award-winning national and local authors, including Hillary Jordan, author of the award-winning novel, Mudbound; bestselling Christian fiction writer Lisa Wingate; and Canadian artist and writer Mariko Tamaki. 

Other featured authors will include Jesse Andrews, Kayla Cagan, Daniel Kalder, Kara Bietz, Nancy Churnin and Karen Blumenthal. Churnin and Blumenthal will participate in a panel discussion at the Book Festival entitled “Teaching Social Justice Through Picture Books.”

Events and activities will be happening throughout the downtown library and will include lectures and panel discussions with the DFW Writers Workshop, Dallas Area Romance Writers, the UNT Mayborn School of Journalism and The Dock Bookshop; book sales and signings; readings, art and writing workshops; dance and music performances; and children’s activities presented by the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.

Event Details



J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
1515 Young St.
Dallas, TX 75201


Ticket Info

Admission is free.