Join us on Saturday, April 7, 2018, in Austin, Texas, for our 10th annual celebration of lesbian fiction!

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Save the Date: April 7, 2018

The countdown begins for the 10th anniversary of the Lone Star LesFic Festival! The celebration includes an action-packed program starring over two dozen of the best lesfic authors on Planet Earth!

10th Annual Lone Star LesFic Festival

Saturday, April 7, 2018
9:15 AM to 6:30 PM 

Norris Conference Center, 2525 West Anderson LN Austin, TX 78757

There is ample free parking and a variety of nearby restaurants.

The Lone Star LesFic Festival is one of the few fan-focused literary events. We’d love to see you there!

Remember, the Austin Reading Group meets once a month, all year long. We meet the second Friday of the month at Genuine Joe Coffeehouse. Join us in celebrating lesbian fiction!

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Directions and parking for the Lone Star LesFic Festival

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).

 

Vendors, goodies and giveaways at this year’s festival!

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!

Authors at the 2015 Festival!

The Lone Star Literary Society is thrilled to announce some of the confirmed authors for the 2015 Lone Star LesFic Festival, to take place on April 11 in Austin, TX!

We’re excited to welcome back the following authors, who were at our very first festival:

Erin O’Reilly

Stacia Seaman

Carsen Taite

And we have more returning authors:

Mavis Applewater

Melissa Brayden

Julie Cannon

Linda Crist

Taylor James

VK Powell

Stacy Reynolds

Del Robertson

Justine Saracen

Therese Szymanski

MJ Williamz

Barbara Ann Wright

We know you’ll be excited about authors making their first festival appearance:

CF Frizzell

Heather Rose Jones

Sandra Moran

Karis Walsh

Rebekah Weatherspoon

Best wishes for the holiday season!  May the new year bring you lots of wonderful lesbian fiction!

Support the Lone Star LesFic Festival!

The Lone Star LesFic Festival is headed into its seventh year! This reader-organized, reader-focused celebration of lesbian fiction is free and open to the public. If you’d like to contribute, please follow the link to our IndieGoGo campaign, and please feel free to share it on Facebook and/or Twitter.

We’ve got some amazing perks for contributors, from signed books to the opportunity to name a secondary character in future novels by some amazing authors. Check out our campaign page for details!

Thank you to all the amazing fans, authors, and publishers who have kept us going for six years. We look forward to seeing you at the seventh annual Lone Star LesFic Festival in April 2015. 🙂

 

 

LesFic Trivia with your favorite authors!

Great news! More authors are coming to the LesFic Trivia Event than were featured at the first Lone Star LesFic Festival in 2008! Nine authors (and counting) are gearing up to challenge fans for over 50 prizes. Admission is FREE!

Game Day: Saturday, November 15th
Game Time: 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Playing Field: The Genuine Joe Coffeehouse
Location: 2001 W. Anderson Lane, Austin, TX

Come join us for the fun and help a good cause! Donations will go toward expenses for the 2015 Lone Star LesFic Festival.

Save the Date: April 11, 2015

Exciting News – a new date and place for the 2015 Lone Star LesFic Festival!! Be sure to redline Saturday, April 11th on your 2015 calendars!

The new site for next year is the Norris Conference Center in central Austin. The Center has spacious meeting rooms, ample parking, and a variety of nearby restaurants.

The Lone Star LesFic Festival is one of the few fan-focused literary events. We’d love to see you there!

 

Remember, the Austin Reading Group meets once a month, all year long. We meet the second Friday of the month at Genuine Joe Coffeehouse. Join us in celebrating lesbian fiction!