In honor of its 20th anniversary, the Texas Book Festival announced 20 authors to be featured at the festival on October 17 and 18.
The 2015 Festival authors and their featured books are:
Margaret Atwood – The Heart Goes Last
Chuck Palahniuk – Make Something Up: Stories You Can’t Unread
Elizabeth Strout – The O. Henry Prize Stories 2015: The Best Stories of the Year
Sloane Crosley – The Clasp
Sandra Cisneros – A House of My Own: Stories from My Life
Chip Kidd – Judge This
Adrian Tomine – Killing and Dying
Wendell Pierce – The Wind in the Reeds
Avi with Brian Floca – Old Wolf
Raúl Colón – Draw!
H. W. Brands – Reagan: The Life
Margo Jefferson – Negroland: A Memoir
Alejandro Zambra – My Documents
Attica Locke – Pleasantville
Saeed Jones – Prelude to a Bruise
Linda Gray – The Road to Happiness is Always Under Construction
Aaron Franklin – Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto
Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely – All American Boys
Stephen L. Moore – Texas Rising: The Epic True Story of the Lone Star Republic and the Rise of the Texas Rangers, 1836-1846
Marie Lu – The Rose Society: A Young Elites Novel
The 2015 Festival poster, by artist Fatima Ronquillo, was also unveiled.
For more information, visit texasbookfestival.org.