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Texas Writes in Sealy, TX

May 28 2022 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT

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 Sealy, TX event features Stacey Swann presenting “X Marks the Spot: Mapping Real Places in Fiction” and Becka Oliver presenting “Getting Published: The Business of Writing Today”.

We’ll start at 10:00 AM CDT with our presentations and we’ll conclude with a conversation between both presenters.

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 (979) 885-7469.

Featured Presenter(s)

Stacey Swann HeadshotStacey Swann’s debut novel Olympus, Texas—published in 2021 by Doubleday, W&N (UK), and Bompiani (Italy)—was a Good Morning America Book Club pick, an Indie Next selection, and 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 stories have appeared in Epoch, Memorious, Versal, and other journals, and she is a contributing editor of American Short Fiction.
Becka Oliver joined the WLT in 2013 as Executive Director after more than sixteen years of experience working in book publishing both inside major publishing houses and as a literary agent.


May 28 2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
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Gordon Memorial Library
917 Circle Dr.
Sealy, TX 77474 United States
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