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Author Marie Howe to hold reading, signing at Texas State, KAP House

Ayo Olanipekun, Office of Media Relations | November 9, 2018

Marie Howe
Marie Howe

SAN MARCOS – Author and poet Marie Howe will hold a reading and book signing at Texas State University Thursday, Nov. 15.

The reading will be held at Flowers Hall room 230 at 3:30 p.m. She will also hold a reading 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16 at the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center in Kyle. 

The events are free and open to the public.

Marie Howe is the author of four volumes of poetry: Magdalene: Poems, The Kingdom of Ordinary Time, What the Living Do and The Good Thief. She is also the co-editor of a book of essays, In the Company of My Solitude: American Writing from the AIDS Pandemic. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Poetry, Agni, Ploughshares, Harvard Review and The Partisan Review, among others. Her honors include National Endowment for the Arts and Guggenheim fellowships. 

This event is sponsored by the Burdine Johnson Foundation, the Lindsey Reading Series and the Department of English.

For more information, contact Jeremy Garrett at

About Texas State University

Founded in 1899, Texas State University is among the largest universities in Texas with an enrollment of 38,694 students on campuses in San Marcos and Round Rock. Texas State’s 188,000-plus alumni are a powerful force in serving the economic workforce needs of Texas and throughout the world. Designated an Emerging Research University by the State of Texas, Texas State is classified under “Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity,” the second-highest designation for research institutions under the Carnegie classification system.

For more information, contact University Communications:

Jayme Blaschke, 512-245-2555

Sandy Pantlik, 512-245-2922