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Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

O’Brien wins Pritzker Award

Tim O'Brien, five-time holder of Texas State's endowed chair in creative writing, was named the winner of the 2013 Pritzker Military Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing.

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Tim O’Brien to give reading at Wittliff Collections

The Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center and the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University will host a readings and book signings from award-winning author Tim O’Brien at 3:30 p.m. April 24.

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Novelist Tim O’Brien wins major literary prize

Novelist Tim O’Brien, holder of the Endowed Chair in Creative Writing at Texas State University, has received 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.

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, 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.

Sunday, February 17th, 2008

Nearing LBJ’s centennial, Texas State looks to its most famous alumnus to help shape identity

Standing a little bit taller, Lyndon Baines Johnson returned to the campus quad late last fall in time for the start of the year marking the centennial of his birth.

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