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2019 Dallas Festival of Books and Ideas

Dallas Public Library closes out the Dallas Festival of Books & Ideas with a festival of books, authors and the written word. Listen to writers talk about their work, discover a new author, learn about the publishing process and a Friends of the Dallas Public Library used book sale. Activities for all ages are in store on every floor of the Central Library. Check back for updates!

Featured Authors

Featured Presenters

  • The Crew of the Barque Lone Star (Sherlock Holmes Literary Society)
  • Dallas Area Romance Authors
  • Deep Vellum
  • The Dock Bookshop
  • DFW Writers Workshop
  • Jane Austen Society of North Texas
  • Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators
  • University of North Texas Mayborn School of Journalism
  • WordSpace

This event is made possible thanks to the Freda Gail Stern Fund of the Friends of the Dallas Public Library. The Dallas Festival of Books & Ideas, May 28 - June 1, is a city-wide event aimed at energizing the people of Dallas through the power of books and ideas. A partnership between Dallas Public Library, the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, The Dallas Morning News and the Dallas Museum of Art, the festival takes place at multiple sites. For a complete list of events, visit http://dallasinstitute.org/dallasfestival/