Friday, September 7, 2012

Author and alum Kevin Powers launches new book

September 11, 2012
6-8 p.m.

Attend a launch party celebrating the publication of "The Yellow Birds," the debut novel of UT alum Kevin Powers. This work of fiction, drawn from Powers' service in the war in Iraq, has been praised for its brilliance and immediacy. Tom Wolfe calls it "the All Quiet on the Western Front of America's Arab Wars."

Lambert's Downtown BBQ, 401 W. 2nd St.


Contact: Marla K Akin | 512-471-1601 or

Sponsor: Michener Center for Writers, Texas Book Festival & Texas Monthly

Admission: Free

RSVP required at link; seating limited

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