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The Stars at Night

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Presented by American Short Fiction at Mercury Hall, Austin TX

Oct 17 2019
The Stars at Night

Join American Short Fiction for their 4th annual The Stars at Night, a bright Texas evening of brilliant company, joyful honky-tonk, and literary splendor.

Come for the country music and readings, and stay for the open bar, delicious food, silent auction, and the historic charms of Mercury Hall, complete with tea-lit gardens and rambling live oaks on a bright starry lawn. The evening will kick off at 7:00 p.m. with a VIP party. General admission begins at 8:00 p.m.

American Short Fiction is thrilled to honor three stars at this year’s event. Amy Hempel, the award-winning author of five masterful story collections, including 2019’s Sing to It,

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Regular Ticket: Join us @ 8pm for The Stars at Night! ($75)
VIP Ticket: Join us @ 7pm for VIP pre-party w/ luminaries, a gift tote, a custom poster, & other swag! ($125)
Sponsor “Ticket”: Help sponsor the ticket of a writer who otherwise couldn’t join us! ($ any amount)


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Mercury Hall

615 Cardinal Lane, Austin, TX 78704

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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.


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