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    LITERARY ARTS

    Story Time Stampede

    Presented by Briscoe Western Art Museum

    October 11, 2014

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    Explore the American West through story and art! A collaboration between the Briscoe Western Art Museum and the San Antonio Public Library. Second Saturdays at 11:00AM and 1:00PM.

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    Inkstravaganza Gala

    Presented by Gemini Ink Literary Arts Center at Pearl Stable

    October 9, 2014

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    Gemini Ink turns 21 this year: Twenty-one unforgettable years of readers and writers coming together to share and create. Every year Inkstravaganza honors a San Antonio local literary legend. Now,...more

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez: his life and his work

    Presented by Casa de España de San Antonio at Buena Vista Theatre

    October 11, 2014

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    Journalist, novelist, storyteller, scriptwriter and editor, Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1927-2014) is mainly known for the magical realism of his novel One Hundred Years of Solitude. His interest in...more

    Sarah Cortez Reading

    Presented by Gemini Ink Literary Arts Center

    October 17, 2014

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    Houston author Sarah Cortez will read from her book Our Lost Border: Essays on Life amid the Narco-Violence, which won a 2013 Border Regional Library Association Award for Southwest Book of the...more

    The Personal Essay: The Intersection of Place and Situation with Sarah Cortez

    Presented by Gemini Ink Literary Arts Center at Gemini Ink

    October 18, 2014

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    Personal essays about complex, highly charged situations are often “white hot” with consequences—for the subjects, the readers, and even the writers. Practice forging this heat...more

    The Elements of Narrative Non-Fiction with Jan Jarboe Russell

    Presented by Gemini Ink Literary Arts Center at Gemini Ink

    November 1, 2014

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    In this course in the basics of narrative non-fiction, students will explore using research as inspiration for the development for short and long form works. The difference between fiction and...more

    Briscoe Book Club: 'Empire of the Summer Moon' SC Gwynne

    Presented by Briscoe Western Art Museum

    November 4, 2014

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    Join us the first Tuesday of every month for a lively discussion of great works of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction inspired by the vast and varied experiences of the American West....more

    Exploring Poetic Form with Glover Davis

    Presented by Gemini Ink Literary Arts Center at Gemini Ink

    November 4 - November 13, 2014

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    Certain effects can only be achieved through an approach to the formal; some of the most resonant lines in free verse poems employ a ghost meter. Learn how to exploit traditional forms and meters,...more

    Writing for Social Justice with Barbara Renaud Gonzalez

    Presented by Gemini Ink Literary Arts Center at Gemini Ink

    October 28 - November 18, 2014

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    Writers are above all witnesses. Uncover research methods that deepen your investigative writing. Practice interview techniques and, most of all, consider a new model of ethics and excellence when...more

    Recetas de Mi Vida (Recipes of My Life)

    Presented by Gemini Ink Literary Arts Center

    September 8 - November 26, 2014

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    Seniors will create an e-book featuring favorite recipes and the memories they spark, combining a cookbook with memoir and history. The resulting e-book will provide the first entry in the...more

    Briscoe Book Club: 'Train Dreams' Denis Johnson

    Presented by Briscoe Western Art Museum

    December 2, 2014

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    Join us the first Tuesday of every month for a lively discussion of great works of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction inspired by the vast and varied experiences of the American West.
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