Austin, TX    Texas Center for the Book Announces New Season of #TXBookChat Virtual Series   

AUSTIN – The Texas Center for the Book continues its #TXBookChat series with a sixth season of the popular virtual literary video series.

   Austin, TX    Students Invited to Participate in 2022-2023 Letters About Literature Texas Competition   

Student reading book in library with Letters About Literature banner and info mirroring postAustin, TX – The Texas Center for the Book (TCFB) has launched the 2022-2023 Letters About Literature Texas contest, a program that invites students to respond to authors about how their books or poetry has touched their lives. The contest is open to Texas students in grades 4 through 12.

   Austin, TX    Larry McMurtry to Receive Literary Landmark Honor in Archer City   

""Austin, TX – A new national Literary Landmark honoring Texas author Larry McMurtry will be unveiled in a special dedication ceremony made possible by the Archer Public Library in Archer City on Friday, November 18. The public is invited to attend.

   Austin, TX    Texas State Library and Archives Commission and Texas State Historical Association Seeking Applications for 2023 Research Fellowship in Texas History   

Austin, TX – The Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) is now accepting applications for the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) Research Fellowship in Texas History. The fellowship includes a $2,000 stipend and is awarded for the best research proposal utilizing the collections of the State Archives in Austin.

The TSLAC Research Fellowship in Texas History is administered in partnership with TSHA and made possible by the generous support of the Texas Library and Archives Foundation.

   Austin, TX    October is Texas Archives Month   

An image of the Texas Archives Month 2022 Poster – Analyzing Primary Sources in the Classroom. Map: Galveston storm, 1900. Rosenberg Library. Map of Galveston, Texas after the storm of September 8, 1900. The map is a grid with indicators of water encroachment and partial and total destruction. A list enumerates the damages with correlated numbers on the grid. The map is stamped “Denver Resurvey” and is oriented with Galveston Bay at the top and the Gulf of Mexico at the bottom.  Document: William Barret Travis's Letter from the Alamo, February 24, 1836.</body></html>

   Austin, TX    Registration Now Open for Nov. 18 Texas e-Records Conference in Austin   

Austin, TX – Registration for the annual state electronic records management conference, Texas e-Records, is now open. This year’s conference will take place in person in Austin on November 18. The theme is Discovering the Path Forward. Registration is open to all Texas public sector employees.

   Austin, TX    Texas Talking Book Program Appoints Ann Minner as New Director