Topic: Michener Center for Writers

MEDIA ADVISORY: Acclaimed Writer Ian McEwan to Read from New Novel "The Children Act"

Aug. 25, 2014

The Harry Ransom Center and the Michener Center for Writers present novelist Ian McEwan to mark the Ransom Center's acquisition of McEwan's archive. McEwan's first American reading from his new novel "The Children Act" will be followed by a reception and book signing.

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Michener Grad's Debut Among Year's Best

Dec. 11, 2012
A poet borne from war

Kevin Powers' novel about two soldiers in the Iraq War has garnered praise and prizes since its Sept. 11 release. "It's really quite incredible," he says.

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A poet borne from war

May 18, 2012
A poet borne from war

Iraq War veteran Kevin Powers graduates this spring with an M.F.A. in writing amid accolades for his forthcoming novel "The Yellow Birds."

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Creative Writing Graduate Wins Keene Award for Literature

May 5, 2010

Nora Boxer, a graduate of the Creative Writing Program in the English Department at The University of Texas at Austin, has won the $50,000 Keene Prize for Literature for her story "It's the song of the nomads, baby; or, Pioneer."

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Nobel Laureate and Alumnus John Coetzee To Speak at The University of Texas at Austin

April 16, 2010

EVENT: John Coetzee, winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize for Literature, will speak about his time in Austin and the social and political background of his career as a writer in South Africa in the 1970s.

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