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Texas Writes in Robstown, TX

December 18, 2021 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 focused on the craft of writing.

Our Robstown, TX event will take place at the Keach Family Library Branch of the Nueces County Public Library and will feature Rubén Degollado presenting “Mining Memory to Write YA” and Charlotte Gullick presenting “The Essential Role of Pacing”.

We’ll start at 10:00 AM CST 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 (361) 387-3431.

Featured Presenter(s)

Charlotte Gullick is Chair of the Creative Writing Department at Austin Community College. She holds BA in Literature/Creative Writing from UC Santa Cruz and a MA in English/Creative Writing from UC Davis as well as a MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the Institute of American Indian Arts. Her awards include a Christopher Isherwood Fellowship for Fiction, a Colorado Council on the Arts Fellowship for Poetry, and residencies at MacDowell and Ragdale. She is the author of the novel By Way of Water.
Rubén Degollado headshot Rubén Degollado’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Lithub, The Common, Texas Highways, and the recent anthologies Living Beyond Borders and Nepantla Familias. His first novel Throw received the Texas Institute of Letters 2020 Best Young Adult Book Award. The Family Izquierdo, his debut literary novel, was a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2022, a New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice, Texas Institute of Letters Fiction Finalist, and a PEN/Faulkner nominee. He lives in and writes about the Río Grande Valley of Texas.    


December 18, 2021
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM CST
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Nueces County Keach Family Library
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX 78380 United States
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