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Friday, February 12th, 2016

Novelist Leslie Jamison to hold readings in San Marcos, Kyle

Author Leslie Jamison will hold readings and book signings at Texas State University’s Wittliff Collections on Thursday, Feb. 25 and at the Katherine Anne Porter Literacy Center on Friday, Feb. 26.

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Author Kim Barnes to hold readings in San Marcos, Kyle

Author Kim Barnes will visit Texas State University for a book reading and signing 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2 at the Wittliff Collections and 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3 at the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center in...

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Wittliff Collections, Porter House hosting Torres readings

The Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center and the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University will host readings and book signings from author Justin Torres Nov. 1-2.

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Author Kevin Brockmeier to hold Hays County readings

Novelist Kevin Brockmeier will read from his work and sign books at twin events Sept. 6-7 in San Marcos and Kyle.

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Q&A: Mixed heritage inspires prolific author

Living in North Dakota in the 1950s and ’60s as the daughter of a Chippewa Indian mother and a German-American father helped shape the literary voice of author Louise Erdrich. The exploration of both sides of her...

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

‘Celebrated’ Stone to give reading at Wittliff Collections

Robert Stone, author of seven novels including National Book Award-winning Dog Soldiers, will give a reading and book signing at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5 at Texas State.

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Texas State to host Hinojosa, Mendez literary symposium

The Wittliff Collections at Texas State will host the Rolando Hinojosa / Miguel Méndez Literary Symposium: Vida y Honor / Life and Honor on Friday, Feb. 4.

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

Wittliff Collections hosting latest Buck Winn documentary screening

The Wittliff Collections at Texas State University will host the latest screening of the Hays County Historical Commission's short documentary about Wimberley artist Buck Winn.

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Culture, collected

The Wittliff Collections plan a number of special exhibitions and events in addition to the permanent display of Bill Wittliff’s Lonesome Dove collection.