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Wednesday, September 18, 2019
  • Houston Icon Dave Ward presenting his new book

    Houston Icon Dave Ward presenting his new book "Good Evening, Friends"

    Mr. Ward, who first joined ABC’s KTRK-Channel 13 in 1966, today hosts “Dave Ward’s Houston,” a series on ABC13 that explores the people, places and events that make this city so special. Ward, known for being “the most trusted voice in Houston,” held the Guinness World Records title as the longest running local TV-news anchor at the same TV station in a major market.
  • Location - Galveston Convention Center

    Location - Galveston Convention Center

    Enjoy a great view of the Galveston Bay from the modern
    October 12, 2019

    9 AM - 2 PM

    Galveston's Convention Center - Room to be determined.
    Galveston Convention Center is located on Galveston Island, just 50 miles south of Houston, Texas. Seawall & 56th St. Read More
  • Produced by Book Festival Network

    Produced by Book Festival Network

    The Future of Book Festivals is here Now!
    Giving Authors & Readers more Options
    Serving Communities and Libraries around Texas


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  • FREE TICKETSRegister Here

    FREE TICKETS
    Register Here

    By registering you will get access to special pricing and event notice before and during the event. This event is FREE to the general public. Children do not need to register for this event, but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Read More
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About DEAR Texas

DEAR Texas, Inc., Drop Everything And Read Texas goal is simple, to encourage more people of ALL ages to read more. While this sounds like a simple goal, it is, in fact, a very difficult goal to accomplish, as reading still continues to compete against TV and electronic devices. But, that is also the challenge we love.

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Help & Tips

  • How to RegisterApplication +

    We welcome authors from all around Texas and Louisiana that want to promote their books to the Read More
  • How to Preparefor a Great Event +

    More information will be coming on how to be prepared for a Great event.
  • Do You HaveYour Marketing Materials +

    Marketing materials is a key factor in promoting yourself and your books. Our sponsor Creation Station printing Read More
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