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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 the award-winning author of Half Outlaw and Secrets of the Casa Rosada. Her forthcoming book, Writing an Identity Not Your Own, was acquired by St. Martin's Essentials in 2022. Alex's work has appeared in outlets like PALABRITAS and D Magazine, as well as anthologies like Living Beyond Borders: Growing Up Mexican in America and Speculative Fiction for Dreamers: A Latinx Anthology. In addition to founding the LitTalk series, Alex teaches creative writing and is an award-winning journalist with publications in Conde Nast Traveler, Outside, Nat Geo, among many others.
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.


April 23, 2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
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Tom Burnett Memorial Library
400 W Alameda St
Iowa Park, TX 76367 United States
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