Join us on Saturday, April 2, 2016 in Austin, Texas to celebrate lesbian fiction!

Heads-up, LesFic Lovers–get out your rainbow markers and circle April Fool’s Day on next year’s calendars! The 9th Annual Lone Star LesFic Festival will be on April 1, 2017, at the Norris Conference Center in Austin, TX.

Well have lots of books, fun activities for you, and you’ll meet some of the best authors on Planet Earth.

Admission is FREE!

2016 Festival Schedule

The 8th Annual Lone Star LesFic Festival is only one month away! We’ve been very busy lining up lots of fun for fans. In addition to the keynote presentation by Radclyffe, there are 4 panels, 2 interactive discussions between fans and authors, readings, and an autograph session.  The schedule of events is just below.

 Other Festival activities include: the silent auction, raffle, bingo trivia, publisher giveaways, and  the door prize. Fans will also have the opportunity to shop for the latest lesfic publications from Affinity, Bold Strokes, and other authors.  BookWoman will have a variety of novels and feminist items.

 The Festival will be in the Norris Conference Center, which is located in Northcross Mall at 2525 West Anderson Lane. The Norris Center is situated on the back (north) side of the shopping center. To get there, go past the left side of Wal-Mart and turn left. Parking is easily accessible in front of the Norris Center.

 The Festival is on Saturday, April 2nd from 8:45 am to 6:30, and is free!

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Four authors will be back who have been involved in the Lone Star LesFic Festival since its inception in 2008: Erin O’ Reilly, Carsen Taite, Stacia Seaman, and Carrie Carr.

The keynote speaker for the Festival is author/publisher Radclyffe. Other returning storytellers are: Mavis Applewater, Melissa Brayden, Julie Cannon, Yvonne Heidt, Taylor James, D. Jackson Leigh, Stacy Reynolds, Del Robertson, Ali Vali, Karis Walsh, MJ Williamz, and Barbara Ann Wright.

Seven authors will be participating in the Festival for the first time. We’ve already announced featured author/publisher, JM Dragon. Other newcomers include: Robin Alexander, Renee MacKenzie, Laydin Michaels, Annette Mori, Lacey Schmidt, and Ali Spooner.

The 2016 Festival is going to be tons of fun. Come join us!

Coming soon! The fundraiser for the next Lone Star LesFic Festival is less than 2 weeks away! Time to hone your trivia game skills! BSB authors Barbara Ann Wright, Carsen Taite, and Laydin Michaels say they’re ready to compete with you for prizes.

We’re raffling off some great books, too! Affinity and Bold Strokes have generously donated their latest publications. What a deal – free admission and refreshments, too!!!

Join us for lots of fun on Saturday, November 14th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. The Trivia Event is in Austin at 1607 Colony Creek.

Saturday’s Schedule

Schedule2The Lone Star LesFic Festival is just two days away! Come join us at the Norris Conference Center on Saturday. We’ll have plenty of giveaways and goodies for sale, including books from Bookwoman and at our $3.00 used books table (all funds raised from this table go toward future Lone Star festivals).

The festival schedule (at left, click to enlarge) includes 2 group discussions, 3 panel discussions, and author reading and book signing sessions. We’ll have morning and afternoon refreshments courtesy of Bold Strokes Books (morning) and Affinity eBooks Press (afternoon). We’ve also built in a lunch break for everyone to take advantage of the wide selection of restaurants in the area.

We look forward to seeing you!

Hard to believe this year’s Lone Star LesFic Festival is only days away! It takes place at the Norris Conference Center, located at 2525 W. Anderson Lane, Suite 365, Austin, Texas 78757 (Anderson Lane and Burnet Road, at Northcross Mall). There is ample free parking available.

 

Norris CenterPlease Note: The Conference Center is located on the back side of Northcross Mall and is not visible from Anderson Lane or Burnet Road (click graphic to enlarge).

 

Goodies and giveaways are in store for LesFic fans on April 11! We’ll have catered refreshments in the morning, courtesy of Bold Strokes Books, and in the afternoon, thanks to Affinity E-Book Press.

Third Coast Art GlassBack by popular request, Third Coast Glass returns with their one-of-a-kind jewelry and beautiful fused glass creations.

Our silent auction is a new feature this year. Fans can bid on first-edition Katherine Forrest classics, locally crafted rainbow jewelry, an award-winning author’s hand-knitted socks, and much more! All proceeds of the silent auction go toward future LesFic events.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAIn addition to raffling away some great books, the grand prize is a sterling silver Anasazi watch inlaid with ebony jet. The watch was donated by our friends at the Turquoise Trading Post.The raffle is free, so be sure to register!

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