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Texas Writers Exhibit

Date: Aug 01 - Aug 31, 2021

Texas Writers provides an overview of the literary accomplishments of Texas writers in a series of panels featuring portraits of authors, books, workplaces, narrative settings, and evocative quotations. Panel topics include:

  • Two Texas triumvirates
  • Katherine Anne Porter, Larry McMurtry, and Horton Foote
  • Sportswriters
  • Americo Paredes, Cormac McCarthy, and Sandra Cisneros
  • The Mexican Texan/Mexican American voice
  • El Paso writers
  • African Texan writers
  • Writers for children and youth
  • Poets
  • Urban writers
  • The Magazines
  • Screenwriters
  • Stories, essays, and memoirs
  • Elmer Kelton and John Graves
  • Science fiction and fantasy
  • Mystery writers

Texas Writers is an exhibition produced by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Open during the operating hours of Sims Library:
Sunday-Monday - CLOSED
Tuesday-Friday- 10 am-7 pm
Saturday - 10 am-2 pm

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