Unbound Book Festival: Children’s & Teen Authors

Photo collage of Unbound Book Festival authors and booksThe Unbound Book Festival is returning for its second year to the Stephens College campus on Saturday, April 22! This free, all-day event will feature nationally renowned authors discussing, signing and reading from their books. Enjoy programs and panel discussions about fiction, nonfiction and poetry.

There will be authors for youth, too, funded in part by the Friends of the Columbia Public Library. A wide range of children’s and young adult writers and illustrators will be sharing their work, including Barney SaltzbergJan Spivey Gilchrist, Zac Brewer, Brian Katcher and Ibtisam Barakat.

Events for Children and Teens

10-10:45 a.m.
Warehouse Theater Stephens College

Bestselling children’s author and performer Barney Saltzberg kicks things off with music and stories for little ones.

11-11:20 a.m.
Warehouse Theater Stephens College

Join TRYPS Children’s Theater for Singing Princesses! Sing along with Elsa, Anna, Cinderella and Belle.

11:30-12:15 a.m.
Warehouse Theater Stephens College

Award-winning illustrator-author Jan Spivey Gilchrist  will present.

2:30 p.m.
Stamper Commons

Highly acclaimed teen authors Brian Katcher and Zac Brewer will be interviewing each other all about their wonderful books.

Want to read these authors’ works before the Unbound Book Festival? Here’s a list of their books that DBRL has to offer.

Download a printable flyer of children’s and teen events at the festival.