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Thursday, March 9th, 2017

‘Blanco River’ author to celebrate book launch in Kyle

KYLE — Author Wes Ferguson and sponsoring editor Andrew Sansom will celebrate the launch of a new book, The Blanco River, on Saturday, April 8 in Kyle.

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Poet Ada Limón to hold reading, signing at Wittliff Collections, Porter House

Author Ada Limón will hold readings and book signings at Texas State University’s Wittliff Collections in San Marcos on Thursday, Feb. 2, and at the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center in Kyle on Friday, Feb. 3.

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Katherine Anne Porter house acquires Cox book collection

KYLE – Long-time Texas writer Mike Cox of Wimberley has donated his collection of books on Southwestern literature and writing to Texas State University’s Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center in Kyle.

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Kyle, San Marcos to host writer Daniel Orozco

Daniel Orozco, whose well-received short stories have been included in “The Best American Short Stories” and “The Pushcart Prize Anthology,” will read from his works at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11 at the Katherine Anne Porter...

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...

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Poet Jorie Graham next up in Texas State’s Lindsey Literary Series

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Jorie Graham will visit Texas State University for a book reading and signing at the Wittliff Collections April 17 at 3:30 p.m. and at the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center in Kyle at 7:30...

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Wittliff Collections to host Sherman Alexie, a trader in ‘hard realities’

Sherman Alexie, who writes about American Indians with “irony and dark humor … often buoyed by an exquisite sense of timing,” will read from his works this week in San Marcos and Kyle.

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Author, poet to read at Wittliff Collections, Porter house

Award-winning author and poet Fanny Howe will visit Texas State University for a book reading and signing at the Wittliff Collections at 3:30 p.m. today and at the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center in Kyle at 7:30...

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Pulitzer-winning Egan to read at Wittliff Collections

Author Jennifer Egan will visit Texas State University for a book reading and signing at the Wittliff Collections at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 17 and at the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center in Kyle at 7:30 p.m. Oct....

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Keret to read at Wittliff, KAP

Internationally acclaimed author and director Etgar Keret will visit Texas State on Oct. 3 for a book signing, question and answer session and reading of his fictional short stories.

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