Please Stay Tuned!
We have not yet decided if the 2021 Boerne Book & Arts Fest will be in-person, or online. Please stay tuned! BBAF 2021 will be held the first weekend in October. The authors listed below are from BBAF 2020 - our online festival!
Saturday October 3
Hymns of the Republic
Saturday, October 3, 11:00 am
Award-winning author S.C. Gwynne will talk about his book "Hymns of the Republic: The Story of the Final Year of the American Civil War." S.C. Gwynne will be interviewed by Steven Davis, Curator at The Wittliff Collections.
Strong Women Writing About Strong Women
Saturday, October 3, 1:00 PM
Join us as we feature three strong women authors this afternoon. Judy Alter, Sarah Bird, and Elizabeth Wetmore each write about strong women, in both fiction and non-fiction. Tune in today as they talk about their latest works, and more!
Saturday, October 3, 4 pm
Norma Elia Cantú and Aída Hurtado are co-editors of "MeXicana Fashions: Politics, Self-Adornment, and Identity Construction." Jeannette Chavez and Belinda Menchaca from the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center will join in on this special program! This session will be moderated by Caren Creech.
Sunday October 4th
American Tacos: A History and Guide
Sunday, October 4th, 11 am
Did you know that October 4th is National Taco Day? We've got you covered! We are featuring Texas Monthly contributor and author José R. Ralat, with his new book from University of Texas Press titled "American Tacos: A History and Guide."
Heroes of World War II
Sunday, October 4th, 1 pm
Three out standing military history authors will talk about their books. Join James Fenelon, James Hornfischer, and Alex Kershaw for this discussion. The program will be moderated by local author Tammie Jo Shults.
Mystery & Mayhem in Texas
Sunday, October 4th, at 4 pm
Find out what high jinks criminals get up to in the state of Texas. Ben Rehder, Terry Shames, and Reavis Wortham all write mysteries set in Texas, where the landscape is often a character in the novel. Moderator: Caren Creech
Featured Authors & Artists
The Boerne Book & Arts Festival is all online, this year! Join us, as we celebrate authors and artists from near and far! The programs will be held on Saturday, October 3rd, and Sunday, October 4th. We will be posting more about how to join in on these ZOOM programs, soon!