Austin International Poetry Festival (April 4th-April 7th)

“We have a midnight to dawn poetry marathon that is quite popular with poets who can tolerate sleep deprivation.” — Ronald J. Jorgenson Happy April, everyone! As you no doubt know, April is National Poetry month, and that means the annual Austin International Poetry Festival (AIPF) is almost here! AIPF

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Celebrating Texas Independents: The Twig Book Shop in San Antonio

In conjunction with Texas Independence Day, we’re partnering with some of the state’s greatest Independents to host a series of free and open events across the state throughout the month of March. These panel discussions will focus on the great opportunities for writers and readers that Texas has to offer,

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Hey Texans, Let's Read Diverse Books!

“To read stories and hear voices that represent all the richness of the human experience is simply a matter of seeing our world truthfully, seeing our truths in it, and having others see them, too.” —Natalia Sylvester Every year, the Texas Book Festival (Nov 5-6, 2016—this weekend!) brings more than 40,000

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Meet the Community Member

The Writers’ League greatly appreciates the support of its community members. Every so often we give our Community Members the opportunity to write a guest blog post on Scribe. This week, we’re featuring The Writing Barn. Operated by Bethany Hegedus, (author of Between Us Baxters, Truth with a Capital T, and mostly recently,

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Meet Lone Star Literary Life

Every so often the Writers’ League likes to highlight another Texas-based writing/literary organization on our blog. This week, we’re featuring Lubbock-based Lone Star Literary Life—a Texas-centric website and newsletter that connects its readers to the literary community in Texas. Lone Star Literary Life was founded by Barbara Brannon and Kay

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