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Writer's Garret News
Writer's Garret

December, 2010

The Writer's Life and More

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Upstairs at Paperbacks Plus []
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Tell us what you want.
No, really. The writers, the classes, the ideas. What does Your Writer's Garret
[] look like?

Only 10 more days to make & win bids on holiday deals in our on-line fundraising
Don't forget to spread the word about our incredible Good As Our Word Winter - Fall
Online Auction []
currently on-line! Have you emailed your friends? Posted to your Facebook? Tweeted
with your peeps? Each and every bit you do could bring in precious funds for The
Writer's Garret, and the kids, writers, families, educators, and communities we
serve -- and will help us to bring in the best literary experiences in the months
to come!
Some of the great items on the block include: A 5-night Costa Rican getaway [],
a signed first edition of Grace Paley's Collected Stories [],
a one-on-one life coaching session [],
and much much more []!

Reading: Paul Otremba, Dominic Smith, and
Sean C. Wright
Please join us  NEXT TUESDAY evening (that's 12.7) at 7PM, upstairs at Paperbacks
Plus, for a FREE reading and reception with SMU poet Paul Otremba and novelist Dominic
Smith, and welcoming newcomer Sean C. Wright. Catch up   with their many accomplishments
then mark your calendar for a   FREE night of great literature. We want to see you

ONLY Two more sessions on Mark Twain
in Vort Ting

Led by DAVID BARDOFF (Mondays December 6, 13)

Mark Twain published short stories, essays, and letters starting when he  was 15
until his last year of life.  Less well known was his other short works such  as
sketches, burlesques, satire, political rants, hoaxes and straight  reporting. Join
this energetic talk about (perhaps) America's favorite literary son. Come either
or both Mondays. ONLY$15 per visit with advance RSVP. Call 214.828.1715 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              214.828.1715      end_of_the_skype_highlighting or email [] .

The "Latest Word" on the Adolphus,
Dallas's "Literary" Hotel
Wednesday evening, December 15, join Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer of Theodore
Roosevelt, Edmund Morris, and French Room Executive Chef, Marcos Segovia, for a
"Presidential Dinner."
Inspired by Teddy's own historic White House dinners, the many exquisite courses
will include Foie Gras Panna Cotta, Asian Duck Breast, Lobster Risotto, Beef Tenderloin
and Chilean Sea Bass, and more. Each course will be accompanied by the PERFECT selection
of wine by Sommelier, Richard Patino. For more information and / or to R.S.V.P.,
call 214.742.8200 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              214.742.8200      end_of_the_skype_highlighting no later than Dec. 9.

The Writer's Garret's 2010 season
is made possible by our chief supporters & partners:
Paperbacks   Plus; National Endowment for the Arts; City of Dallas Office of   Cultural
Affairs; Texas Commission on the Arts; George and Fay Young   Foundation; Harold
Simmons Foundation; Rebecca & Patrick DePole;   Renee Rossi & Fred Duffy; Mike
& Debra Decker; KERA; PEN Center   USA; R.L. & Phyllis Glazer Fund; Whole Foods;
James and Gayle   Halperin Foundation / Heritage Auction Galleries; Big Thought;
Gardere   Wynne Sewell, LLP; Adolphus Hotel; Mesquite Arts Council; Energy   Production
Corporation (EPCO); Wukasch Foundation; The Cattarulla Fund   of The Dallas Foundation;
Calvert K. Collins Family Foundation; Donors  to the Jack Myers & Jacob Myers Funds;
and  our Board of Trustees,  Board of Sponsors, and Members.
If we have left anyone off, please email us at []
We sure couldn't do it without you!


SUN. 12.12 10 PM -- On-Line Auction closes
MON. 12.20 -- Garret officially closed for Winter Break (Reopens Mon., Jan. 3)
TUESDAYS 7-9 pm (1st & 3rd Prose & Mixed Genre; 2nd & 4th Poetry)
-- Stone Soup Peer Critique Workshop (Note: will not meet 4th Tuesday in Dec.)

Everything great in your reading & writing life takes place upstairs at Paperbacks
Plus, 6115 La Vista Drive, Dallas, TX 75214. Give us a call at 214.828.1715 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              214.828.1715      end_of_the_skype_highlighting. Click
for full calendar.


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