Lone Star College-Montgomery and the Montgomery County Literary Art Council’s Writers in Performance series welcomes novelist and Texas Institute of Letters Book Award winner Elizabeth Crook on Thursday, November 19, at 7 p.m. in the General Academic Center (building G), room 102, at LSC-Montgomery.
County Literary Art Council’s Writers in Performance series welcomes novelist and Texas Institute of Letters Book Award winner Elizabeth Crook for a reading and discussion session about her works, The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place on Thursday, November 19, at 7 p.m. in the General Academic Center (building G), room 102, at LSC-Montgomery.
Crook is an American genre novelist of western fiction. She is the author of Monday, Monday, The Night Journal, Promised Lands and The Raven‘s Bride. Monday, Monday received the Jesse H. Jones award for best work of fiction and was named by Kirkus Reviews as a best fiction book of the year. The Night Journal was awarded a Spur Award from Western Writers of America and a WILLA Literary Award from Women’s Writing the West.
Crook has written for anthologies and periodicals, including Texas Monthly and the Southwestern Historical Quarterly, and served on the council for the Texas Institute of Letters and the board of the Texas Book Festival.
Crook was born in Houston, graduated from Rice University, and currently resides in Austin.
Writers in Performance is a reading program dedicated to bringing the most distinguished minds and their bright visions to the citizens of Montgomery County through thought-provoking literature and cultural diversity. The series’ events are made possible by the partnerships between Lone Star College-Montgomery, SWIRL literary and arts journal, the Conroe Commission on Arts & Culture, the Greater Conroe Arts Alliance, and the Montgomery County Literary Arts Council.
For more information, visit www.literaryartscouncil.org; or contact Dave Parsons at (936) 524-6537 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call (936) 273-7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.
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