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Whiting Writer’s Award

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 Literary Center

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Did talented Texas State writer screw up second novel?

IN BOBCAT MAGAZINE: If Texas State creative writing lecturer Jennifer duBois’ recently published second novel is as flawed as a handful of critics think, she would not be the first author to fall flat in her sophomore...

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Famed author Ben Fountain joins Texas State faculty

“We need people who see things for what they are, and these MFA students are among the people who are trying, just by definition of trying to make themselves writers.”