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Wittliff Collections

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Texas State adds Tom Grimes papers to Wittliff Collections

The novelist and playwright currently directs the university's Master's of Fine Arts in creative writing program. Said Grimes, "“I’m honored by the fact that the Wittliff Collections have given my literary archive a home alongside those of Cormac McCarthy, Sam Shepard, and other amazing writers and photographers."

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.

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Richard Siken to give readings in San Marcos, Kyle

Noted poet Richard Siken will share his works at free public events in San Marcos and Kyle next week.

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Poet Michael Dickman to give readings in San Marcos, Kyle

Michael Dickman, author of poetry collections The End of the West and Flies, will give a reading and book signing 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10 at Texas State University and 7:30 p.m. Friday Nov. 11 at the...

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Texas State awards children’s book award to Florida author

Alex Sanchez’s young adult novel Bait has been named the Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award recipient. Sanchez will give a presentation on Oct. 20 in San Marcos and participate in a public celebration later that...

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Texas State’s Wittliff Collections has new director

Dr. David Coleman has been appointed director of the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University's Alkek Library.

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011

Texas State to host reception and Q&A with three Texas writers

Three Texas Hill Country writers will speak and answer questions about their craft this Thursday at Texas State's Alkek Library in San Marcos.

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.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Special exhibits mark Wittliff Collections’ 25th anniversary

Texas State University is hosting an open house celebrating three exhibitions on display now for the Wittliff Collections’ 25th anniversary.

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Acclaimed author Nick Flynn to hold readings

Award-winning author Nick Flynn will hold a reading and book signing 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24 at Texas State University, and another 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25 at the Katherine Anne Porter House.

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