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Texas Writes at the Medina Community Library in Medina, TX

January 25, 2020 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM CST

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Texas Writes is a statewide program that brings accomplished authors to rural libraries for a half day of presentations and panel discussions.

Each event is free and open to the public.

If you’re interested in attending, please contact the library to pre-register at (830) 589-2825.

Featured Authors:

Nan Cuba is the author of Body and Bread, winner of the PEN Southwest Award in Fiction and the Texas Institute of Letters Steven Turner Award; it was listed as one of "Ten Titles to Pick Up Now" in O, Oprah's Magazine and was a "Summer Books" choice from Huffington Post. She reported on the causes of extraordinary violence in LIFE, Third Coast, and D Magazine. Texas Monthly included Cuba in its group of "Ten to Watch." She is the founder and executive director emeritus of Gemini Ink, a nonprofit literary center (www.geminiink.org) and teaches in the MA/MFA Program in Literature, Creative Writing, and Social Justice at Our Lady of the Lake University, where she is writer-in-residence. Her website is www.nancuba.com.
Antonio Ruiz-Camacho’s debut short story collection Barefoot Dogs won the Jesse H. Jones Award for Best Work of Fiction and was named a Best Book by Kirkus Reviews, San Francisco Chronicle, Texas Observer and PRI's The World. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, Texas Monthly, Texas Highways, and elsewhere. His essay “In the Valley of Mirrors,” published in Texas Highways in March 2020, was nominated for a National Magazine Award in 2021.

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Date:
January 25, 2020
Time:
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM CST
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Venue

Medina Community Library
13948 State Hwy 16 N
Medina, TX 78055 United States
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Phone
(830) 589-2825