San Antonio Book Festival

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Sandra Cisneros
Sandra Cisneros Photo by Patri Hadad

The 10th Annual San Antonio Book Festival­ will feature a lineup of local, regional, and national authors. The festival will kick off with an opening ceremony featuring remarks by Mayor Ron Nirenberg and SABF’s director. Special performances will include poetry by Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson and Naomi Shihab Nye.

The festival­ is a family-friendly event featuring a full day of author presentations, panel discussions, book sales, signings, children’s and teen activities, and food trucks. It showcases debut authors and established writers, introducing attendees to new literary talents and connecting them with their favorite authors.

The 2022 event will bring together a wide variety of authors from across Texas and the nation, including notable award-winning writers like Jericho Brown, winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in poetry with The Tradition; Sandra Cisneros, whose career spans four decades and includes works like The House on Mango Street, Marita, I Remember You and more; novelist Julia Glass (Vigil Harbor), who previously won the National Book Award for Fiction for her book Three Junes; and Emma Straub, the New York Times-bestselling author of The Vacationers and All Adults Here, will also join the festival this year to promote her latest novel This Time Tomorrow.

Event Details



Southwest School of Art
300 Augusta St.
San Antonio, TX 78205

Central Library
600 Soledad St.
San Antonio, TX 78205

Ticket Info

Admission is free.