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Texas Writes in Iowa Park, TX

April 23 2022 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT

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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 focused on the craft of writing.

Our Iowa Park, TX event features Alex Temblador presenting “Crafting Your Character” and A. Kendra Greene presenting “Everyday Objects”.

We’ll start at 10:00 AM CDT with our presentations and we’ll conclude with a conversation with both authors, moderated by WLT Executive Director Becka Oliver.

We hope to see you there!

Each event is free and open to the public. Refreshments are provided. To pre-register for this event, contact the library at (940) 592-4981.

Featured Presenter(s)

Instructor Alex Temblador is the award-winning author of Half Outlaw and Secrets of the Casa Rosada. Her Starred Kirkus novel, Secrets of the Casa Rosada, has won such accolades as the NACCS 2019 Tejas Foco Young Adult Award, MG/YA Discovery Prize Winner of Writers League of Texas Book Awards, and Kirkus' Best of YA Books of 2018. She received an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Central Oklahoma and was a contributor of the award-winning anthologies, Living Beyond Borders: Growing Up Mexican in America and Speculative Fiction for Dreamers: A Latinx Anthology. In addition to her creative work being published in PALABRITAS and D Magazine, her articles have appeared in outlets like Conde Nast Traveler, National Geographic, Dwell, Texas Monthly, Architectural Digest, Lonely Planet, The Daily Beast, Travel + Leisure, among many others. Alex is the moderator and brains behind Dallas' author panel series, LitTalk, and travels the world for her writing career which includes giving writing presentations and workshops at high schools, universities, and conferences.
A Kendra Greene headshot doodleA. Kendra Greene is the author and illustrator of The Museum of Whales You Will Never See. She started writing essays on a Fulbright to South Korea, finished an MFA in Iowa, and recently taught text and image at the University of Iceland. She lives in Dallas, where she is an editor for the Southwest Review and guest artist at the Nasher Sculpture Center. Her writing has appeared in The GuardianThe Wall Street Journal, and Atlas Obscura, while her artist books are held in collections as far away as Qatar.

Details

Date:
April 23 2022
Time:
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
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Venue

Tom Burnett Memorial Library
400 W Alameda St
Iowa Park, TX 76367 United States
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Phone:
9405924981
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