Joe Jimenez, author of RATTLESNAKE ALLEGORY is attending this year’s San Antonio Book Festival

The nationally recognized San Antonio Book Festival is hosting its ninth edition April 9 -11, with only the best bibliophile content brought to you online, after a COVID-19 cancellation last spring. The festivities feature around 200 authors, with a wide array of literary options and events for every palate. From conversations with YA authors, Latinx poetry dialogues and nationally best selling novelists — here are just some of the highlights.Read MoreFor Mango Street Mujeres

San Antonio treasure, House on Mango Street author and award-winning writer Sandra Cisneros, who has long had involvement with the festival, will debut a new event called Sandra Cisnero’s Presents, where she’ll introduce four of her favorite writers to festival audiences. The authors include Diana Marie Delgado, author of poetry collection Tracing the Horse; John Olivares Espinoza author of The Date Fruit Elegies; Joe Jimenez’s of Rattlesnake Allegory; Christine Granados, author of Fight Like a Man and Other Stories We Tell Our Children. Sat. April,10, 10 a.m.