Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Event Report: Young Adult Keller (TX) Book Fest (YAK Fest)

By Cynthia Leitich Smith
for Cynsations

Last weekend's highlight was YAK Fest in Keller, Texas! Huge thanks to the dynamic planners, volunteers, attendees, and everyone who contributed to making it such a success!

Fellow Austin road trippers, Greg Leitich Smith, Cory Putnam Oakes & Jessica Lee Anderson at Chuy's in Waco.
Music at the author-planner reception at The Book Carriage and Coffee Shop in Roanoke.
With rock-star librarian-moderator Jen Bigheart.
With Cory, Greg & Krissi Dallas
With Tim Tingle
With Jason Henderson
Lori Aurelia Williams & Jessica
Krissi is color-coordinated with me, clothes-wise, but her hair is way cooler.
Fellow fangtastic panelists Rachel Caine and Jason
Keynoter Simone Elkeles signing books and posters -- her speech was excellent!
With the yak! Yes, the yak!
Cynsational Notes 

Special thanks to YAK Fest's own Lucy Smith Kubo! Check out additional YAK Fest photo reports from Cory Putnam Oakes and Greg Leitich Smith.

1 comment:

Krissi Dallas said...

Love the pics! Love the people in them even more. :) Thanks for being YOU, Cynthia!

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