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1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States

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February 2019

Feb
22

Inprint Writing Cafe

9:00 am
Inprint House, 1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States

Work with fellow writers in a pleasant space on Friday mornings* from 9 am to 12 pm We open our doors from 9 am to 12 pm on Friday mornings and transform our room for workshops/meetings/readings into a writing cafe.  Any and all writers looking for a pleasant morning space in which to work are welcome. Enjoy the presence of other creative spirits in the lovely Menil neighborhood. We ask Inprint Writing Cafe patrons to keep talking to a minimum…

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March 2019

Mar
02

PUBLISHING YOUR WORK 2019-113

1:00 pm
Inprint House, 1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States

So you’ve got a great novel or memoir. Now what? How do you know when it’s ready to be sent out to an agent? And how exactly do you send it out to an agent? What goes into picking the right agent and writing the perfect query letter? And what about sealing the deal with that agent, getting your book sent out to publishers, negotiating a book contract, promoting and publicizing your book, and more? The path to getting your book published can…

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Mar
10

Inprint Book Club: Tommy Orange’s There There

4:00 pm
Inprint House, 1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States

The Inprint Book Club will discuss There There by Tommy Orange, who appears as part of the 2018/2019 Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series. The meetings are free and open to the public. For more info about the Inprint Book Club, click here.

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Mar
16

ADVANCED NONFICTION: STALKING THE SELF 2019-110

1:00 pm
Inprint House, 1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States

In her groundbreaking treatise on creative nonfiction, The Situation and the Story, Vivian Gornick argues that the careful creation of a narrative persona is an essential element of any personal narrative. Without it, she says, there is neither subject or story. In this advanced weekend intensive, designed for those who have taken at least one nonfiction workshop, we will discuss the steps necessary for crafting a strong narrative persona, and how one’s choice of a persona ends up affecting everything else in…

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Mar
23

FICTION: BUILDING TENSION AND CONFLICT 2019-105

1:00 pm
Inprint House, 1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States

“In daily life, a writer may practice conflict avoidance, but in fiction a writer must welcome conflict and walk straight into it.” – Charles Baxter Tension and conflict are indispensable to great stories. Whether through good old-fashioned action or unbearable inner turmoil, our characters need a solid sense of stakes in our writing. This can be notoriously difficult to do in fiction, especially as we draw from our own lives and the world around us for inspiration. In our daily lives,…

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April 2019

Apr
06

TRANSLATION AS WRITING 2019-112

1:00 pm
Inprint House, 1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States

Since the beginning of literature many of the world’s best writers have been translators. More recently, leading writers of the 20th century, including Haruki Murakami, Samuel Beckett, Vladimir Nabokov and Italo Calvino, spent parts of their careers engaged in the art of translation, which can enrich a writer’s own work and enhance the way we think of language as a tool for expression. In this exploration of the craft of literary translation we will explore many aspects of the art,…

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Apr
14

Inprint Book Club: Valeria Luiselli: Lost Children Archive

4:00 pm
Inprint House, 1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States

The Inprint Book Club will discuss Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli, who appears as part of the 2018/2019 Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series. The meetings are free and open to the public. For more info about the Inprint Book Club, click here.

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May 2019

May
12

Inprint Book Club: Tayari Jones’ An American Marriage

4:00 pm
Inprint House, 1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States

The Inprint Book Club will discuss An American Marriage by Tayari Jones, who appears as part of the 2018/2019 Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series. The meetings are free and open to the public. For more info about the Inprint Book Club, click here.

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June 2019

Jun
09

Inprint Book Club: Richard Powers The Overstory

4:00 pm
Inprint House, 1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States

The Inprint Book Club will discuss The Overstory by Richard Powers, who appears as part of the 2018/2019 Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series. The meetings are free and open to the public. For more info about the Inprint Book Club, click here.

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