13th Annual Mayor’s Book Club Selection
Monday, Monday by Elizabeth Crook
Austin History Center
Friday, September 26, 11:30am-1:00 pm
We explore how the UT Tower shootings altered the lives of those present that day, and how witnesses came together to help and support one another. Featuring a presentation from the Austin History Center archives and conversations with witnesses and survivors.
Headline Event & Reading
John H. Faulk Central Library
Saturday, September 27, 2:00-3:30 pm
Elizabeth Crook will read from Monday, Monday, speak with readers, and answer questions about the novel.
Tuesday, October 7
Elizabeth Crook will speak exclusively to students at Travis High School, discuss her experiences and work as a writer, and lead a writing activity.
For more about the author CLICK HERE.
The Library Foundation’s annual benefit, Illumine, honors members of the Austin community for outstanding literary achievement.
Join us for Illumine 2014 on Friday, November 7 at the Downtown Hilton!
Illumine 2014 Honorees:
Nonfiction: Lawrence Wright
Presented by Stephen Harrigan, Author
Emerging Author: Kelly Luce
Presented by Callie Collins, Co-Director of A Strange Object
Fiction: James Magnuson
Presented by Sarah Bird, Author
Luminary Award for Literary Patron:
Brad and Michele Moore
Presented by Dave Hamrick, Director of University of Texas Press
Forrest Preece Young Authors Awards: presented to two young writers from the Library Foundation’s 2014 Badgerdog Creative Writing Summer Camp.
Click here for more information about Illumine and this year's honorees.
Alice Kleberg Reynolds Foundation