Edward P. Jones Reading

7 pm. Monday, Sept. 24th, 2018 Mulva Auditorium (EER) Edward P. Jones is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning 2003 novel The Known World. He is also the author of the short story collections Lost in the City (1992) and All Aunt Hagar’s Children (2006). His many other honors include a MacArthur Fellowship in 2004 and …

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Robert Hass Reading

7pm Thursday, November 15th Mulva Auditorium (EERC) The Michener Center is thrilled to present a reading by Robert Hass. From 1995 to 1997, he served as Poet Laureate of the United States. He won the 2007 National Book Award and shared the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for the collection Time and Materials: Poems 1997-2005. In 2014 …

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Yiyun Li Reading

7pm Thursday, November 29, 2018 Mulva Auditorium (EERC) Yiyun Li is the author of the memoir Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life (2017), the novels The Vagrants (2009) and Kinder than Solitude (2014), the short fiction collections A Thousand Years of Good Prayers (2005) and Gold Boy, Emerald Girl …

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Event: Naomi Shihab Nye Reads at BookWoman

3pm on 9/9. Resident of San Antonio, Naomi Shihab Nye was a longtime visiting writer at the Michener Center for Writers and a longtime friend of the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders, and is a fan of many Austin writers. She is now on faculty at Texas State University in the Creative Writing …

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EVENT: Katie Williams

Friday, July 20, 2018 7 pm BookPeople Katie Williams reads from her new book, Tell the Machine Goodnight. Her short fiction has appeared in The Atlantic, American Short Fiction, Prairie Schooner, Subtropics, and elsewhere. Williams earned her MFA from the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas at Austin. She teaches writing and literature at Academy of Art University …

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EVENT: Carrie Fountain

Thursday, July 12, 2018 7 pm BookPeople 2004 MCW alum Carrie Fountain reads from her YA debut I’M NOT MISSING. Carrie Fountain’s poems have appeared in Tin House, Poetry, and The New Yorker, among others. Her debut collection, Burn Lake, was a National Poetry Series winner and was published in 2010 by Penguin. Her second collection, Instant Winner, …

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