From a Texas State University--San Marcos release:
The Southwestern Writers Collection (SWWC) at Texas State University-San Marcos is pleased to announce the publication of the latest volume in its book series, Hecho en Tejas: An Anthology of Texas Mexican Literature, a historic benchmark that establishes the canon of Mexican American literature in Texas. The celebratory book launch at the SWWC on Saturday, February 10
, will include discussions, readings, and performances from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
and an exhibit focused on the Mexican American experience in Texas and the anthologized authors.
Books will be for sale at the SWWC's February 10 event, and can be purchased through major booksellers or the University of New Mexico Press at www.unmpress.com
. (7" x 10", 544 pages, 30 color plates, numerous halftones, $29.95, hardcover)
Sandra Cisneros and Dagoberto Gilb joined by special guestsThe Southwestern Writers
Collection celebrates the new book with an exciting day full of discussions, readings, book signings, and performances-lunch included. Special guests Sandra Cisneros and Dagoberto Gilb will be joined by Conjunto Aztlán, Tony Díaz, Christine Granados, Rolando Hinojosa, Santiago Jiménez, Jr., Sheryl Luna, Arturo Madrid, Macarena del Rocio Hernández, Benjamin Alire Sáenz, raúlrsalinas, and Carmen Tafolla.The event is free and open to the public
. Attendees are asked to please RSVP to email@example.com
, or call (512) 245-2313. The SWWC is located on the seventh floor of the Alkek Library at Texas State University-San Marcos. Access directions online at http://www.swwc.txstate.edu.
Books will be for sale at the event courtesy of Texas State University Bookstore. (7" x 10", 544 pages, 30 color plates, numerous halftones, $29.95, hardcover)