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Friday, February 5th, 2010

Texas State acquires Billy Porterfield archives

Billy Porterfield, the legendary Texas journalist and award-winning author of several books, has donated his major archive to the Wittliff Collections at the Alkek Library, Texas State University.

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Prose to read at Texas State and KAP

The highly acclaimed and diverse author Francine Prose will be speaking at both Texas State and the Katherine Ann Porter House in February.

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Davis to give reading at Texas State

The Wittliff Collections will host a reading by assistant curator and author, Steve Davis, at 4 p.m Thursday. Davis will read from his new' book, J. Frank Dobie: A Liberated Mind, the first new biography of the...

Friday, November 13th, 2009

The Weekend: Have no fear

The weekend has a country music marathon, a strange and wonderful musical, an art reception, reading, an alternative Christmas market and more.

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Tim O’Brien to give reading at Alkek Library

Author Tim O'Brien will give a reading and book signing at Texas State University on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 3:30 p.m. in the Alkek Library. The events are free and open to the public.

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

Tim O'Brien to give reading at Alkek

Prize-winning author Tim O'Brien will give a reading and book signing at Texas State's Alkek Library next Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Susan Wittig Albert to give reading Wednesday

Susan Wittig Albert, the popular author best known for her China Bayles mystery series, has authored a memoir, the newest title in the Wittliff’s Southwestern Writers Collection Book Series from the University of Texas Press. Albert will...

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

Jack C. Hays rides on film

The Hays County Historical Commission, after months of planning, filming and editing, will be show its film, "Captain Jack- The Story of John Coffee Hays," at the Alkek Library Theatre at Texas State Sunday at 4 p.m....

Friday, October 16th, 2009

The Weekend: More fun than a balloon of monkeys

The weekend is a compendium of music, art, openings, music, carnivals, fairs, pumpkins, and other wonderful things to do in our gorgeous part of Texas.

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

Award-winning poet Hoagland to give readings

Award-winning poet Tony Hoagland will give readings this week at Texas State and the Katherine Anne Porter House. The Texas State reading will take place at the Witliff Collections at the Alkek Library Thursday at 3:30 p.m....

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