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    "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


    Texas Nafas Presents Barbara Young Blood Carr

    Presented by Texas Nafas at channelAustin Studios, Austin

    April 1 - April 30, 2015

    Poet Barbara young Blood Carr interviewed bu Susan Summer and she reads many of her poems.


    "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

    Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review

    Presented by Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review

    May 2, 2015

    Celebrate Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review's latest issue 42 at Malvern Books, 613 W. 29th St., Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 3PM. Keynote poet is Celeste Guzman Mendoza, author of...more

    High Noon Talk: Sea of Mud

    Presented by Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum at Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    May 6, 2015

    Hear from author Gregg Dimmick about the remarkable stories behind his archeological findings from the site of one of Texas history's most famous events. Dimmick's book, Sea of Mud,...more

    Texas Social Justice Series: Justice in Education

    Presented by Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum at Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    May 7, 2015

    In the third of a four-part series on the fight for social justice in Texas, experts examine Texas’s historic role in national judicial decisions affecting the education system as well as...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

    Family Day

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    May 9, 2015

    Visit Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and enjoy activities for the young and young at heart. Participate in writing activities with teaching artists from Austin Public Library...more

    "Watch to Write: Lessons for Novelists in Thelma and Louise" with Les Edgerton

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas

    May 16, 2015

    Watching good movies can make you a better fiction writer.

    That’s the entire premise of this workshop. The power of visual storytelling can allow writing teachers to demonstrate...more

    "Finding the Heart of Your Story" with Karleen Koen

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas

    May 23, 2015

    “One of the hardest things a writer has to learn is that ‘What’s going on?’ means precisely that….” Dwight Swain Techniques of the Selling Writer...more

    Texas Social Justice Series: The Right to Vote

    Presented by Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum at Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    June 2, 2015

    This four-part series concludes with a program on perhaps the most important right afforded to American citizens—the right to vote. The program is meant to coincide with the 150th...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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