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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 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.

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