Writers’ Festival


Texas Observer Writers' Festival

We hope to see you at the Texas Observer Writers’ Festival this Saturday!

featuring Jim Lehrer.Jim Lehrer will be talking about his new book, Super, and we will feature the exciting sessions below, which will be conversations about books, culture and art. Books are available for sale and authors will be signing.

Scholz Garten in Austin
1607 San Jacinto map
Saturday, May 8, Noon-6 p.m.

12:00-12:30 Joe Lansdale and Robert Leleux: East Texas Scribblers
12:45-1:30 Jim Lehrer: Talks About His Novel Super
1:40-2:10 Spike Gillespie, Sarah Bird: Texas-Sized Humor
2:20-3:00 Belinda Acosta, Barbara Renaud Gonzalez, Bob Moser, John Phillip Santos, Emilio Zamora: Tejas Writers
3:10-3:40 H.W. Brands & Jim Hightower: Pride and Populism
3:50-4:20 Jan Reid & Bill Minutaglio, performer TBD: Writing About Texas Music
4:30-5:00 Jake Silverstein & Bob Moser: Texas Journalism, Fact and Fiction
5:10-5:40 Alison Macor & Josh Rosenblatt: Austin Film on Paper


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