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2015 Kimbilio Litfest will introduce African-American fiction writers’ organization to SMU Thursday, Oct. 15

Literature fans and aspiring authors in SMU’s Dallas neighborhood have an opportunity to get acquainted with an African-American fiction writer’s group, founded by a University faculty member, that hosts an annual retreat at SMU-in-Taos. The inaugural Kimbilio Litfest tour stops on the main campus … Continue reading

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Prize-winning authors visit for 2012 SMU LitFest

The SMU Literary Festival, an annual event celebrating good writing, will feature readings by prize-winning authors, as well as receptions, student conferences and book signings. Sponsored by the Department of English in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, LitFest 2012 author readings will take place … Continue reading

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Jack Myers’ final book nominated for Pulitzer and Pushcart Prizes

The Memory of Water — the final book by late SMU creative writing professor and past Poet Laureate of Texas Jack Myers — is a nominee for 2012 Pulitzer and Pushcart Prizes. The honors inspired a Portable Poetry Workshop celebration in Myers’ … Continue reading

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C.W. Smith receives 2011 Lon Tinkle Award from Texas Institute of Letters

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