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Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Texas State to host Latino children’s book awards

The Tomas Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award 15th Anniversary Celebration will take place at the Alkek Library on the campus of Texas Stat on Oct. 20 fro 6:30-9p.m.

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Texas State awards children’s book award to Florida author

Alex Sanchez’s young adult novel Bait has been named the Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award recipient. Sanchez will give a presentation on Oct. 20 in San Marcos and participate in a public celebration later that...

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Texas State’s Wittliff Collections has new director

Dr. David Coleman has been appointed director of the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University's Alkek Library.

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011

Texas State to host reception and Q&A with three Texas writers

Three Texas Hill Country writers will speak and answer questions about their craft this Thursday at Texas State's Alkek Library in San Marcos.

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

Poet Lux to read from his works at Wittliff Collections

Thomas Lux, author of God Particles and Split Horizon, will read from his works at the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University on Sept. 15.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Special exhibits mark Wittliff Collections’ 25th anniversary

Texas State University is hosting an open house celebrating three exhibitions on display now for the Wittliff Collections’ 25th anniversary.

Friday, January 28th, 2011

The Weekend: A chance to remember Paine

With no real football to track this weekend, it's a good time for doing something else. Like remembering Thomas Paine, whose best selling pamphlets stoked the American Revolution. He donated the proceeds to the revolution, then died...

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Texas State to host literary symposium

The Wittliff Collections at Texas State will host the Rolando Hinojosa/Miguel Méndez Literary Symposium: Vida y Honor/Life and Honor on Feb. 4 from 8:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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.

Friday, January 21st, 2011

The Weekend: Bloodthirsty plants, photographs and music

There's something very Texas about wind. We've been getting it all week. We've been getting it forever. And we know which way the wind is blowing this weekend in and around San Marcos.

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