WordSpace Everywhere: February
|Who: Mitchell S. Jackson
When: February 6, 7:30 pm
Where: South Dallas Cultural Center, 3400 Fitzhugh
VIP Reception: 6:30-7:30, Refreshments provided by Buttons!
More Info: WordSpace@WordSpace.us.
Mitchell S. Jackson will read from his debut novel The Residue Years. Jackson is a 2014 Lannan Foundation Fellow and winner of the Ernest Gaines prize for fiction.
|Who: MASTER CLASS with Mitchell S. Jackson
When: Saturday, February 7th, 3-4:30 pm
Where: Lucky Dog Books, 633 W. Davis St.
Fee: $40WordSpace is proud to offer a master class on fiction writing on Feb. 7th in conjunction with Mitchell’s Feb. 6 reading. To submit for consideration read more
Who: Mary Helen Specht
What: First Hearings
When: Thursday, February 19, 7 pm
Where: The Wild Detectives, 14 West Eighth Street, 75208, in Bishop Arts District
Hosted by: Charles Dee Mitchell
Charles Dee Mitchell curates and hosts the series First Hearings. Meet authors. Hear them read. Buy their books. Get their autographs. (And the bar will be open for business.) Mary Helen Specht novel is Migratory Animals. Read more.
Who: Val B @ Dallas Poetry Slam
What: WordSpace Feature Series @ Dallas Poetry Slam
When: Friday, February 20, 8 pm
Where: Heroes, 7402 Greenville Avenue
Hosted by: RockBaby and GNO
Admission: $5, WordSpace Members Free
My government name is Vallerie Birdow. I’m 26 years old. I was born in Fort Worth, raised in Cuney, Texas, and went to school k-12 in Palestine, Texas. Read More.
|What: LeAnne Howe
Where: Salon in Private Residence
RSVP for East Dallas address: firstname.lastname@example.org, 214-838-3554
When: Sunday, February 22, 2 pm
Student Readers from Yavneh Academy: Denise Folz & Cassie Gross LeAnne Howe (born in 1951) is an American author and English Department Chair at University of Georgia. An enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Howe’s work has been published in a variety of journals and anthologies. Her book Shell Shaker received the Before Columbus Foundation‘s American Book Award for 2002. Read More.
Who: Greg Brownderville and Chelsea Wagenaar
What: Pegasus Reading Series
Hosted by: Robert Torres and Sebastian Paramo
When: Thursday, February 26th, 7 pm.
Where: The Reading Room, 3715 Parry Ave.
Greg Brownderville is the author of Gust and teaches creative writing at SMU.Chelsea Wagenaar’s first book of poems Mercy Spurs the Bone is the winner of the 2013 Phillip Levine Prize.