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November Third Thursday Wrap-Up: 5 Keys to a Successful Book Launch

By Lexie Smith We wrapped up the Build Your Book series with the final Third Thursday of 2011. The topic “The Book Launch and Beyond” focused on presenting your book to the public through a book launch event.  Our panelists were author John Pipkin,the Book People children’s’ events coordinator and marketing director Mandy Brooks and literary publicist Stephanie Barko. The

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Meet Author Helen Simonson on Monday!

The Writers’ League of Texas is pleased to team up with BookPeople to host an event with Helen Simonson, author of Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 10. WLT Executive Director Cyndi Hughes will talk with Helen about her books, the craft of writing, her writing

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Meet the Author Enablers Live and in Person!

The Author Enablers are coming to Austin this weekend! The dynamic duo of Sam Barry and Kathi Kamen Goldmark will be doing two events for the Writers’ League of Texas around their new book, Write That Book Already: The Tough Love You Need to Get Published Now: They’ll be at

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Enter “The Passage”

WLT Launches New Author Interview Series with Author Justin Cronin 3 p.m., Saturday, June 19 BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar, Austin The Passage, Houston author Justin Cronin’s new post-apocalyptic novel, finally came out last week to rave reviews. We’re delighted to announce that Justin will kick off the WLT’s new author

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UT Michener Center for Writers Presents: Elizabeth McCracken

Tuesday, March 30, 7:00 p.m. Location: BookPeople 603 N Lamar Blvd Elizabeth McCracken is the author of a collection of short stories, Here’s Your Hat What’s Your Hurry , and two novels, The Giant’s House , a finalist for the National Book Award in 1996, and Niagara Falls All Over

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John Pipkin at BookPeople Tonight!

John Pipkin officially launches his debut novel, Woodsburner, tonight at 7 at BookPeople in Austin. Come on out, Leaguers, and support John! And in case you missed it, John received a glowing review in the New York Times on Sunday.  My favorite line? “Woodsburner” is, in effect, a wily fictional

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