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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.

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.

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

Award-winning author Proulx to read at Katherine Anne Porter House

The Katherine Anne Porter House, 508 Center Street in Kyle, will host a reading by award-winning author Annie Proulx on Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Texas State’s O’Brien wins Katherine Anne Porter Award

Tim O'Brien, who holds the Endowed Chair in Creative Writing at Texas State, has recently been honored with the 2010 Katherine Anne Porter Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Texas State's O'Brien wins Katherine Anne Porter Award

Tim O'Brien, who holds the Endowed Chair in Creative Writing at Texas State, has recently been honored with the 2010 Katherine Anne Porter Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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, April 19th, 2008

National Book Award winner to give readings

National Book Award winner Robert Stone will read Thursday at Texas State and at the Katherine Anne Porter House in Kyle.

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