Austin, TX – The Texas Center for the Book is continuing its #TXBookChat series with a fifth season of the popular literary program. This online series from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission launched in 2020. #TXBookChat offers brief discussions with authors, librarians and literary professionals. These informal “coffee chats” last about 30 minutes and offer a quick look into different aspects of the state’s literary world. #TXBookChat seeks to bring together diverse voices and perspectives.
#TXBookChat season five will include pre-recorded sessions with
- National Student Poet of the Southwest: Texan Kechi Mbah
- Libraries Without Borders and their Tools for Texans
- Writers’ League of Texas: An Inside Scoop on the largest literary arts organization in Texas
- The Texas Author Project Program: Learn about the program and meet one of the 2021 Winners Haleigh Wenger
“We are so excited to host another season of the #TXBookChat program at the Texas Center for the Book,” said Coordinator Rebekah Manley. “This virtual series has been a great platform for Texas authors, illustrators, librarians and literacy advocates to connect with book lovers statewide and beyond.”
For more information on #TXBookChat series, contact Rebekah Manley, Texas Center for the Book Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (512) 936-2505. For more information on other Texas Center for the Book initiatives visit www.tsl.texas.gov/centerforthebook.
Established in 1987, the Texas Center for the Book seeks to stimulate public interest in books, reading, literacy and libraries. The Center builds partnerships with library professionals, educators, authors, publishers and booksellers who provide support to our shared mission of promoting a love of literature throughout the Lone Star State. The Texas Center for the Book is under the direction of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission at the Lorenzo De Zavala State Archives and Library Building in Austin, Texas.