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Past Events

October 16, 2014

Teen Fiction Writing Workshop

Location: McAllen Public Library 2601 Lark Ave, McAllen, TX

Time: 5:00 - 6:00 pm


Teen Fiction Writing Workshop

Location: McAllen Public Library  4001 N. 23rd St. McAllen, TX

Time: 6:30 - 7:30 pm

March 20, 2014

Celebrating our Authors: A Reading and Discussion with Published Fiction Writers from UTPA's MFA Program

Three alumni from UTPA's MFA in Creative Writing program will read from their recently published books, discuss their writing, and share their experiences in UTPA's MFA program.

Faculty presenters/participants: Dr. Steven Schneider, Brian Allen Carr, Joe Haske, and Myra Infante-Sheridan
Location: ARHU 259
Time: 2:35 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

March 21, 2013

Fiction Along the Rio Grande

Readings of original fiction by local authors.

Faculty presenters/participants: Robert P. Moreira (chair), Brian Allen Carr, Myra Infante Sheridan, Thomas De La Cruz, and David Rice
Location: ARHU 341
Time: 2:35 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.

Authors and Presenters Reception

Join us for a celebration of FESTIBA 2013 authors, presenters, and participants, including a showcase of UT Pan American faculty authors signing their new books. Faculty with recent book publications include: Russell Showronek; Jonikka Charlton, Colin Charlton, Steven Schneider, Linda English, Rebecca Mitchell, Tamer Balci, Scott Roeder, Jean Braithwaite, Matthew Christensen, Katherine Hoerth, Edna Ochoa, Elvia Ardalani, and Emmy Perez. COAH Alum to be showcased include: Myra Infante, Joe Haske, and Brian Carr.

Location: Dustin Michael Sekula Library, Edinburg, Texas
Time: 6:00 p.m.

March 18, 2013

VAO Publishing: The Birth of a Small Regional Press

Editors, staff and writers from local press VAO Publishing will discuss the need to give local voices a venue.

Faculty presenters/participants: Robert Paul Moreira, Dr. David Bowles, Myra Infante, Noe Vela, Nicol Bowles
Location: SBSC 110
Time: 10:45 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.

March 8, 2013

6:30- 8:30 p.m.

Edinburg Arts presents: "Chicks with Words: An International Woman's Day Reading" Featuring Texas Poet Laureate Jan Seale.

Location: Eagle Bean Coffee Co. 2236. W. Trenton Road, Edinburg, Texas 78539

February 22, 2013

Re-envisioning Aztlán: Bridging the Gap Between Chicanidad and YA Literature


Location: University of Texas Pan American

November 13, 2012

Reaching Reluctant Readers through Cultural Literature and Poetry

ESC Region 2

209 North Water Street

Corpus Christi, TX

Saturday September 29, 2012

Texas Association of Creative Writing Teachers

University of Texas Pan American

Edinburg, TX

9:30-10:45     How to Survive and Thrive in an MFA Program

11-12:15            Reading

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