Fans can paddle with Texas Book Festival authors at Congress Avenue Kayaks

Fans can paddle alongside authors featured at the Texas Book Festival on Oct. 17. Photo by Bob Daemmrich

Fans can paddle alongside authors featured at the Texas Book Festival on Oct. 17. Photo by Bob Daemmrich

What better way to meet some of the authors appearing at the Texas Book Festival than to paddle alongside them?

Fans paddle with authors Shannon Galpin and Jake Halpern during the 2014 Author's Paddle. Photo by Bob Daemmrich

Fans paddle with authors Shannon Galpin and Jake Halpern during the 2014 Author’s Paddle. Photo by Bob Daemmrich

For the third year, Congress Avenue Kayaks will host an Author’s Paddle on Oct. 17.

Beginning at 8 a.m., authors including Carmiel Banasky (“The Suicide of Claire Bishop”), Alexandra Kleeman (“You Too Can Have A Body Like Mine”), Katherine Taylor (“Valley Fever”) and Allyson Hobbs (“A Chosen Exit”) will discuss their books as they paddle with fans in Lady Bird Lake.

Reservations are required. Call (512) 809-8916 to register.

For more information go here or call (512) 809-8916.

Congress Avenue Kayaks is located at the Waller Creek Boathouse, 74 Trinity Street, on the Ann Butler Hike and Bike Trail.


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