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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)

Alex Temblador is an award-winning travel writer with publications in National Geographic, Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, Outside Magazine, TripAdvisor, Lonely Planet, Texas Monthly, Texas Highways, VICE, among many others. Although Alex has done copywriting work for Hotels.com and edited travel guides for the likes of Insight Guides, she primarily writes travel articles as a freelance writer. Her coverage of diversity, equity, and inclusion issues in the travel and hospitality sectors has led to Alex moderating the World Travel Market's first Racism & Tourism panel and receiving the 2021 Bessie Award for "Most Impactful Piece of Writing" for her article in Conde Nast Traveler: "Questions Every Anti-Racist Traveler Should Ask on a Trip." Alex lives in Dallas, Texas, and is also the author of two novels, Secrets of the Casa Rosada and the forthcoming, Half Outlaw. 
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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