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Texas Writes in Junction, TX

September 9, 2023 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 Junction, TX event will feature Stacey Swann presenting “Past Page One: Moving Fiction Projects Forward” and Rachel Starnes presenting “Problems of Memory in Memoir“.

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 (325) 446-2342.

Featured Presenter(s)

Rachel Starnes is the author of The War at Home: A Wife’s Search for Peace and Other Missions Impossible. She received her MFA in Creative Nonfiction from California State University, Fresno and her BA from the University of Texas. Her essays have appeared in The Colorado Review, Front Porch Journal, and O Magazine, and she has been a guest on NPR's "Fresh Air" with Terry Gross.
Stacey Swann HeadshotStacey Swann’s debut novel Olympus, Texas (Doubleday) was a Good Morning America Book Club selection, an Indie Next Pick, and was longlisted for The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. Swann holds an M.F.A. from Texas State University and was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University. Her writing has appeared in LitHub, Electric Literature, Texas Highways, Epoch, and other journals. She splits her time between Austin and Lampasas, Texas.

Details

Date:
September 9, 2023
Time:
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
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Venue

Kimble County Library
208 N 10th Street
Junction, TX 76849 United States
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Phone
3254462342