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Saturday, October 1st, 2011

Tim O’Brien reading slated for Friday in Kyle

Pulitzer Prize finalist Tim O’Brien will read from his work in Kyle on Oct. 7.

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.

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Texas State recognized as Fulbright leader

The prestigious Fulbright Award Program recently recognized Texas State as being among the top producing institutions of U.S. Fulbright scholars for 2010-2011. The Fulbright Award is a world famous competitive international educational exchange program.

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Texas Monthly editor to read at Katherine Anne Porter House

Jake Silverstein, editor of Texas Monthly, will read from his book, Nothing Happened and Then it Did, on April 30 at the Katherine Anne Porter House in Kyle on April 30.

Friday, April 16th, 2010

Rosario receives literature fellowship

Texas State lecturer Nelly Rosario has received a $25,000 fellowship from the George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation as she works on her second novel.