East Texas Book Fest 2012

August 30, 2012

UT Tyler Office of Marketing and Communications

East Texas Book Fest at UT Tyler

August 30, 2012

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Editor/Writer–Strategic Communications & Media Relations
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.539.7196 (cell)

August 30, 2012

The 2012 East Texas Book Fest will be 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 at the UT Tyler Ornelas Activity Center, Jeanne Standley, UT Tyler Robert R. Muntz Library director, announced.

Co-organized by the Muntz Library and Smith County Area Libraries Together [SALT], the public event will feature some of Texas’ most popular authors. Attendees also may buy books, browse various exhibitions and join discussion groups. Discussion topics include creative writing, book research and marketing and promotion.

“This will be the fourth East Texas Book Fest. Each year, it has just gotten better and better, and this one looks to be the best one yet,” Standley said.

For a complete event schedule, visit the East Texas Book Fest homepage.

The event is funded in part with a grant from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Junior League of Tyler and East Texas Communities Foundation.

For more information, call 903.565.6655.