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In-Person--Wildfire Reading Series featuring Debora D.E.E.P. Mouton
BookWoman and Torch Literary Arts are proud to welcome Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton to Austin.
A Q&A, reception, and book signing will follow the reading.
*Please note, since this is an in-person event, all atendees will be required to mask inside the store.
This event is free and open to the public. Donations are appreciated.
Deborah D.E.E.P Mouton is an internationally-known writer, director, performer, critic, and Poet Laureate Emeritus of Houston, TX. She is author of the Newsworthy (Bloomsday Literary, 2019), its German counterpart Berichtenswert (Elif Verlag, 2021), and the recently released memoir Black Chameleon (Henry Holt & Co, 2023). She has been a contributing writer for Glamour, Texas Monthly, Kweli, and ESPN's Andscape. Her most notable productions include Marian's Song (Houston Grand Opera, 2020) & Plumshuga: The Rise of Lauren Anderson, (Stages, 2022). Currently, she is a Resident Artist with American Lyric Theater, where she will produce her upcoming opera, She Who Dared, alongside composer Jasmine Barnes.
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Torch Literary Arts is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established to publish and promote creative writing by Black women. We publish contemporary writing by experienced and emerging writers alike. TORCH has featured work by Colleen J. McElroy, Tayari Jones, Sharon Bridgforth, Crystal Wilkinson, Patricia Smith, Natasha Trethewey, Elizabeth Alexander, and others. Programs include the Wildfire Reading Series, writing workshops, and retreats.