Events


ADMISSION
Wittliff Collections events are OPEN TO THE PUBLIC and FREE, unless noted.

DIRECTIONS + PARKING
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ACCOMMODATION + ACCESS
If you require accommodations due to a disability in order to participate,
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VIDEOS
For videos of some of our past events, see the EVENT VIDEOS page or watch on YouTube.
Videos of the Therese Kayser Lindsey Literary Series readings can be viewed on the site for Texas State's literary journal, Front Porch.


SPRING 2016 EVENTS

WE ARE CONTINUALLY UPDATING THIS EVENTS WEBPAGE — PLEASE KEEP CHECKING!
Call 512.245.2313 if you need immediate information about upcoming events.


FEBRUARY 4, THURSDAY, 3:30 PM
MARY SZYBIST
Fiction Reading  |  Book Sale + Signing  | Q&A

Mary Szybist appears as part of the visiting writer series sponsored by the Burdine Johnson Foundation and Texas State University’s Department of English, the Wittliff Collections, the Therese Kayser Lindsey Endowment, and the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center. More information here.


FEBRUARY 9, TUESDAY, 5:00 PM
MFA POETRY + FICTION READINGS
Texas State’s Master of Fine Art students read from their work in the creative writing program.


FEBRUARY 25, THURSDAY, 3:30 PM
LESLIE JAMISON
Poetry Reading  |  Book Sale + Signing  | Q&A

Leslie Jamison appears as part of the visiting writer series sponsored by the Burdine Johnson Foundation and Texas State University’s Department of English, the Wittliff Collections, the Therese Kayser Lindsey Endowment, and the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center. More information here.


MARCH 8, TUESDAY, 5:00 PM
MFA POETRY + FICTION READINGS
Texas State’s Master of Fine Art students read from their work in the creative writing program.


FLOWERS HALL Rm 230 • FLOWERS HALL Rm 230 • FLOWERS HALL Rm 230

NOT IN WITTLIFF COLLECTIONS!  MARCH 31, THURSDAY, 3:30 PM
STUART DYBEK
Poetry & Fiction Reading  |  Book Sale + Signing  | Q&A
More information here.


Go to: LBJ STUDENT CENTER TEACHING THEATER

NOT IN WITTLIFF COLLECTIONS!  APRIL 5, TUESDAY, TIME 5:30 PM
KLRU Documentary Screening: Hector Galán’s Children of Giant
Film  |  Panel Discussion  |  Q&A
A Common Experience event. Join John Valadez and Wanda Garcia for this event. Watch for more details! Hosted by Texas State’s Center for the Study of the Southwest.


APRIL 12, TUESDAY, 3:30 PM
BEN FOUNTAIN  
Fiction Reading  |  Book Sale + Signing

Ben Fountain is currently serving as the University Endowed Chair in Creative Writing at Texas State. This event is sponsored by the Department of English, the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center, the Wittliff Collections and Texas State University. More information here.


APRIL 12, TUESDAY, 5:00 PM
MFA POETRY + FICTION READINGS
Texas State’s Master of Fine Art students read from their work in the creative writing program.


APRIL 14, THURSDAY, 3:30 PM
LAURIE ANN GUERRERO - 2016 Poet Laureate of the State of Texas!
Poetry Reading  |  Book Sale + Signing  | Q&A
Laurie Ann Guerrero appears as part of the visiting writer series sponsored by the Burdine Johnson Foundation and Texas State University’s Department of English, the Wittliff Collections, the Therese Kayser Lindsey Endowment, and the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center. More information here.


APRIL 21, THURSDAY, 3:30 PM
CANCELED - TED KOOSER


MAY 3, TUESDAY, 5:00 PM
MFA POETRY + FICTION READINGS
Texas State’s Master of Fine Art students read from their work in the creative writing program.