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Vol. XI, no. 1

TCU Library Newsletter, Web Edition

April 1999
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Texas Bound Returns to Fort Worth

      "Texas Bound," the Dallas literary series which has been offering Texas short fiction interpreted by Texas actors since 1992, will return to Fort Worth on Monday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the William Edrington Scott Theater, 3505 W. Lancaster. $10 discounted tickets are available to members of Friends of the TCU Library. Call (214) 922-1219 or (888) 684-3362 x1220, Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m, to make reservations.

    Participants will include G.W. Bailey (MASH, St. Elsewhere), who will read "Truth and Beauty" by Robert Flynn. Laurel Hoitsma (Undermain Theater, Dallas) will read "Sue Ellen Learns to Dance" by Judy Alter. "Trip in a Summer Dress" by Annette Sanford will be read by Sheree Wilson (Walker, Texas Ranger).

    Robert Flynn is the author of five novels. His North toYesterday received awards from the Texas Institute of Letters and was named one of the Best Books of the Year by the New York Times. In additions, Seasonal Rain was co-winner of the Texas Literary Festival Award. Wanderer Springs received a Spur Award from Western Writers of America. Tess Harper read his short story "The Midnight Clear" as part of "Texas Bound" in 1993.

    Judy Alter, holds a Ph.D. in English with a special interest in the literature of the American West from TCU. A novelist, Judy has published seven young-adult novels and several adult novels. Luke and the Van Zandt County War was named Best Juvenile Novel of 1984 by the Texas Institute of Letters. Mattie (1998) won a Spur Award as Best Western Novel from Western Writers of America.

   Annette Stanford was a high school English teacher for 25 years before resigning in the mid-70s to become a full-time writer. She has received two Creative Writing Fellowships from the National Endowment for the arts. Crossing Shattuck Bridge, a new collection will be published this spring.

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