Writers' League of Texas Presents: Texas Debut Novelists
12:45 pm - 1:30 pm
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Two talented Texas novelists (S. Kirk Walsh and Justin Deabler) talk about their first novels. Featuring everything from a friendship with an elephant to an upbringing in non-gay-friendly 1990s Houston, these new books make their marks on Texas literature.

In partnership with the Writers’s League of Texas. Nathan Harris, originally scheduled for this event with The Sweetness of Water, will no longer be able to attend.

  • Moderator: Samantha Babiak, Writers’ League of Texas Program Director
  • Format: This is a live, virtual event on CrowdCast (RSVP link above).
  • Chat: Feel free to use the chat box in CrowdCast to share your thoughts and virtually cheer for and share kudos with the session’s participants! Disorderly comments will be removed immediately. Please refer to the code of conduct.
  • Book(s): Click the book cover(s) below to purchase through BookPeople, Texas Book Festival’s partner bookseller. Your purchase helps support the author(s), independent bookselling, and the Texas Book Festival. Thank you.
  • Justin Deabler, S. Kirk Walsh, Lone Stars, The Elephant of Belfast


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