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Friday, February 19th, 2016

LBJ Museum event offers ‘sneak peak’ at ‘Lady Bird: An Opera’

Texas State University performers will preview an original opera based on the life of Lady Bird Johnson as part of the LBJ Museum of San Marcos’ spring lecture.

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...

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, September 14th, 2011

Poet Lux to read from his works at Wittliff Collections

Thomas Lux, author of God Particles and Split Horizon, will read from his works at the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University on Sept. 15.

Monday, November 1st, 2010

Dorst to give reading at Katherine Anne Porter House

Doug Dorst, award winning author of Alive In Necropolis, will hold a reading and book signing Friday at 5 p.m. at the Katherine Anne Porter House, 508 Center Street in Kyle. The event is free and open...

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.

Friday, May 2nd, 2008

Goodnight student published in poetry anthology

Fabien Yssac Mendoza, a student at Goodnight Junior High School, is a published author. His poem — "One and Only"—was included in Diverse Youth 2008, a publication from the Anthology Austin International Poetry.