TAMIU 'Voices' Series Features Writer Tom Miller March 4
The Texas A&M International University Voices in the Monte Writers
Series will feature non-fiction writer and editor Tom Miller on Thursday,
March 4. Miller has been writing about the American Southwest and Latin
America for more than three decades.(photo)
His book Jack Ruby's Kitchen Sink won the prestigious Lowell Thomas Award
for Best Travel Book of 2001. Thursday's Talk on Craft at 11 a.m. and
reading and book signing at 7:30 p.m. will take place in Bob Bullock Hall,
room 101. The events are free and open to the public.
At 11 a.m., Miller will present a Talk on Craft and will discuss his
experience as an author and editor. He has the benefit of excellent editing
from New York's publishing world and will provide advice on structure,
flow and vocabulary, plus tips on other ideas such as getting started
and knowing when to bring your writing to a soft landing.
He will offer a public reading from some of his work at 7:30 p.m. He
has written for The New York Times, LIFE and Rolling Stone, among other
outlets and has published several books including The Panama Hat Trail,
Trading with the Enemy and On the Border. He is also the editor of Writing
on the Edge, which collects some of the best writing about the Mexican
border from the last 100 years.
The Voices In The Monte Writers Series provides students, members of
the University's service community, and the public an opportunity to visit
with local, regional and national writers who share their personal vision
of writing and finding their voice. The Series is made possible by funding
provided by TAMIU and a Title V Grant.
For additional information, contact Series organizer and Writing Center
director Randy Koch at 326.2885, visit room 218 in the Sue and Radcliffe
Killam Library, or e-mail email@example.com.
Writing Center hours are 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8:30
a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on Fridays. The Center is closed on Saturdays but open
on Sundays from 2-6 p.m.
Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests
and interviews should contact the Office of Public Affairs and Information
Services at firstname.lastname@example.org