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    POETRY & LITERATURE

    "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland"

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    February 10 - July 6, 2015

    The Ransom Center celebrates 150 years of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" with an exhibition for the curious and curiouser of all ages. Learn about Lewis Carroll and the real Alice who inspired his story. See one of the few surviving copies of the first edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Discover the rich array of personal and literary references that Carroll incorporated throughout ...more


    Plot in Character-Driven Fiction with Brian Yansky

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas at St. Edwards University, Austin

    April 4, 2015

    Characters are the heart of fiction. We remember and feel passionate about novels because of the characters. But one problem for writers who write character driven fiction is that they often...more

    Compañeras with Hilary Klein

    Presented by Red Salmon Arts at Resistencia Bookstore, Austin

    April 5, 2015

    5:00 PM Sunday, 5 April 2015

    Red Salmon Arts Presents

    Compañeras with Hilary Klein

    Compañeras is the untold story of women’s involvement in the...more

    Hermione Lee: “A Biographer’s Quest”

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    April 8, 2015

    Hermione Lee, biographer of Virginia Woolf, Willa Cather, Edith Wharton, Penelope Fitzgerald, and Tom Stoppard (currently underway), talks about her experiences pursuing her subjects through their...more

    Whose Story Is it? Playing with Point of View with Stephanie Noll

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas at St. Edwards University, Austin

    April 11, 2015

    Often writers will have an idea for a story, its plots, and its characters, but before their fingers hit the keyboard or their pen races across the page, they should determine how to best...more

    Austin International Poetry Festival

    Presented by Austin International Poetry Festival and Austin Poets International, Inc. (API) at Downtown Austin, Austin

    April 9 - April 12, 2015

    To hold the 23rd Annual Austin International Poetry Festival (AIPF) in April 2015, free and open to the public. Registered Poets must pay a small fee.

    This four-day citywide, all-inclusive...more

    Austin’s First Cookbook: Our Home Recipes, Remedies and Rules of Thumb

    Presented by Austin History Center at Austin History Center, Austin

    April 13, 2015

    The Austin History Center invites you to the official book launch of Austin’s First Cookbook: Our Home Recipes, Remedies and Rules of Thumb on Tuesday, April 13 at 6:30pm at the AHC. This...more

    Third Thursday:

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas

    April 16, 2015

    Humor. We all have a sense of it. Some appreciate it or need it even more than others. Some have a knack for finding the comedy in situations and conveying it in writing.

    From high...more

    Creating Sympathetic Characters with Nan Cuba

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas at St. Edwards University, Austin

    April 18, 2015

    When a character is in trouble, as all protagonists should be, she can seem unsympathetic if she's focused only on her own problems. Her unhappiness, worry, and frustration may result in a...more

    Show, Don't Tell with Carol Dawson

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas at St. Edwards University, Austin

    April 25, 2015

    One of the most common commands found in creative writing advice, the above phrase is one that can mystify the savviest scribbler. Just what exactly does it mean? On a practical level, what does...more

    Curator’s Tour: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    April 29, 2015

    Join exhibition curator Danielle Brune Sigler for a tour of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on Wednesday, April 29, at 7 p.m. at the Harry Ransom Center.

     

    The Ransom...more

    "Eight Ways of Knowing: Research and Creative Nonfiction" with Ann McCutchan

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas

    May 2, 2015

    In this half-day session, participants will explore “eight ways of knowing" -- a rich assortment of research techniques and source materials that can be applied and deployed to...more

    "Honing the Spark: Mapping Out Your Revision" with Charlotte Gullick

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas

    May 9, 2015

    In this session, we will create a roadmap for what is needed to revise your current book-length draft into an engaging manuscript. We will assess what we have and what is needed and create plans...more

    Texas Nafas Presents Joe Brundidge

    Presented by Texas Nafas at channelAustin Studios, Austin

    March 1, 2015 - March 31, 2016

    Texas Nafas Presents Poet Joe Brundidge , he will be interviewed by Susan Summer and he reads many of his poems.


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