• Stephanie Squicciarini

The Greater Rochester Teen Book Festival (TBF) lost our founder and dear friend this year. Stephanie Squicciarini passed away on March 1, 2018.

The Board of Directors of the Greater Rochester Teen Book Festival Inc. and the TBF Planning Committee have made the difficult decision to cancel the annual Greater Rochester Teen Book Festival event for 2019. All the organizers and volunteers need time to process and heal. But most importantly, we will use this time to rebuild, reorganize, and implement a strategic plan so that the festival will become a sustainable event that area teens can look forward to long into the future. TBF remains committed to fostering and promoting reading amongst young adults in our community and we want to thank you for your loyal support of TBF over the past 13 years. We will keep you informed of our progress and other teen-focused opportunities here on our website.

We appreciate your continued support of this very difficult decision and look forward to the future of the Greater Rochester Teen Book Festival.

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