One way to get excited about reading is to meet the author of a book. There’s something really cool about hearing about their writing process, the ideas that inspired their story, and even their thoughts about art. Here are a few places to see authors face-to-face.
YAK Fest 2015 will be January 24th in Forth Worth. It’s geared toward middle and high school students, as well as adults who enjoy reading YA literature.
Bookworm is for beginning readers and people who write for them (think 4 year old childen – 2nd grade students). This one will be in Houston on January 31. Five authors will be there to present and sign their books.
Bluewillow Bookshop is a well-known Houston bookstore that regularly schedules author visits, book clubs and other events. Check out the events tab to see the latest news. January is a rich month for middle school readers.