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Edible Book Festival 2015  

Whether you like to play with your food or just like books, the Libraries invites you to join us for our first ever Edible Book Festival!
Last Updated: Mar 5, 2015 URL: Print Guide Email Alerts

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What is the Edible Book Festival?

Around April 1st, bibliophiles, book artists, and food lovers around the world gather to celebrate the book arts and the (literal!) ingestion of culture.  Participants create an "edible book," which is an edible, culinary interpretation of any book, literary pun, book character, or plot.   Photographs of all edible books will appear in the Edible Book Festival photo gallery. 

Edible Books Festival is open to all faculty, staff, students and the community-at-large.

2015 Award Categories and Prizes  

A panel of celebrity judges will select winners for 7 categories.   Winners will receive a $100 gift card to Barnes & Noble.

  1. Punniest
  2. Grossiest
  3. Best Construction
  4. Best Children’s Entry (13 and under)
  5. Best Staff Entry
  6. Best TAMU Student Entry
  7. People’s Choice

Grand prize for Best in Show will receive $150 Barnes & Noble gift card.


Schedule of Events:

8:00 - 11:30 am                                             

Entries accepted on first floor Evans Library in the Johnette and Elwyn Bass Library Commons area (next to Starbucks). All participants will receive a free t-shirt. Entries will not be refrigerated. 

12:00 - 1:00 pm             

Judging begins.   Audience members can vote for the People's Choice awards.

1:00 pm

Celebrity Judges announce category winners. 

1:00 - 2:00 pm

Reception with snacks will follow the announcement of category winners.


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