A graphic with the text Lone Star Literary Life. Join us and learn more about this digital media outlet dedicated to all things bookish in Texas.

Lone Star Literary Life. Join us and learn more about this digital media outlet dedicated to all things bookish in Texas.

Thursday, November 11, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM CT. Register and join the Zoom chat via:   https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMtcOGoqjksG9DYidgS42mxPQasivMORjZQ.

Lone Star Literary Life has their collective fingers on the pulse of notable Texas book news. Join their Director, Kristine Hall, as she talks about author interviews, championing literary non-profits, book clubs, reviews and more.
 

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Kristine Hall is the owner and publisher of Lone Star Literary Life, an online media outlet for all things bookish-Texas. Before assuming leadership of Lone Star Lit, Kristine served as coordinator for Lone Star Book Blog Tours, working with over 300 authors and publishers to promote Texas books, Texas authors, and Texas publishers. Hall earned her bachelor’s degree in modern languages from Texas A&M University, her teaching certification from Texas Christian University, and her master’s degree in library science from Sam Houston State University. She is a professional book reviewer, has been a moderator at the Texas Book Festival, and has been the featured speaker for numerous Texas writing groups, workshops, and conferences.  She is an active member of the Texas Library Association and a proud member of the Grammar Police. She has been sharing her personal book reviews and book recommendations since 2011 on Hall Ways Blog. 

 

The #TXBookChat series offers brief discussions and programs 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. The #TXBookChat series seeks to bring together diverse voices and perspectives.

For a full schedule of the #TXBookChat series, please visit: www.tsl.texas.gov/txbookchat.

Upcoming Live Events


Thursday, July 29, 2021, 11 a.m. CDT

Texas Author Project Program and Winners

Free Online Event  


Thursday, September 16, 2021, 11 a.m. CDT

Letters About Literature Program and Winners

Free Online Event  


Thursday, October 14, 2021, 11 a.m. CDT

Hybrid Texas Book Festival 2021: An Inside Look

Free Online Event  


Thursday, November 11, 2021, 11 a.m. CDT

Lone Star Literary Life

Free Online Event  


 

Past Events


Thursday, April 15, 2021, 11 a.m. CDT


National Student Poet of the Southwest: Texan Ethan Wang

Free Online Event  





 


Thursday, March 23, 2021, 11 a.m. CDT


How to Participate in Read Across Texas

Free Online Event  





 


Thursday, February 11, 2021, 11 a.m. CDT


Join Author and TCFB Coordinator Rebekah Manley in Discussion About Her Debut Book and the Sparks that Keep Her Writing Dreams Burning Bright

Free Online Event  



 


Thursday, January 21, 2021, 11 a.m. CDT

Graphic Novels for Today's Readers

Free Online Event  





 


Thursday, December 10, 2020, 11 a.m. CDT

Engaging Middle Grade Readers with Crystal Allen

Free Online Event  





 


Thursday, November 19, 2020, 11 a.m. CDT

Giving Voice to Hispanic Authors: Arte Público Press

Free Online Event  





 


Thursday, October 8, 2020, 11 a.m. CDT

Virtual Texas Book Festival 2020: An Inside Look

Free Online Event  





 


Thursday, September 17, 2020, 11 a.m. CDT

The Power of Stories with Dr. Norma E. Cantú

Free Online Event  



 

 


Thursday, August 20, 2020, 11 a.m. CDT

How to Draw From History - Developing Characters Today: Don Tate

Free Online Event  



 

 


Thursday, August 6, 2020, 11 a.m. CDT

Write NOW Session: Claire Campbell

Free Online Event  



 

 


Thursday, July 23, 2020, 11 a.m. CDT

Texas Talking Book Program: What is TBP, and Who is Eligible to Receive Audio, Braille, and Large Print Books?

Free Online Event  


 

 


 

Thursday, July 9, 2020, 11 a.m. CDT

Living a Life for the Books: Bethany Hegedus

Free Online Event  

 

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