Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark: Ghost Stories To Dement And Delight

Texas Theatre 231 Jefferson Blvd., Dallas, TX, United States

For centuries, we’ve delighted in mysterious, spooky and downright scary tales of the supernatural and the darker side of human nature. Join us at the historic Texas Theatre late night gathering will find local storytellers and performers spinning stories that will send a shiver up and down your spine. Who knows? You might even have…


Rail Writers Family Ride

All aboard! Rail Writers, The Writer's Garret's favorite summer program, takes to the DART light rail for a 4 hour family excursion of writing, sharing, and exploration. Families will meet with a Garret teaching artist at Tyler St. Station, board the light rail and journey into the heart of the Arts District to explore. Guided…

Book Fair

Turner House 401 N Rosemont Ave., Dallas, TX, United States

We love a book fair! We've got bookstores, art printers, maker suppliers, and other members of the literary community from around the neighborhood and beyond joining us on the Turner House lawn on Saturday from noon til 4pm. We'll also have live music, food trucks and who knows what else? So bring your book fair…

Drag Story Time

Story time can only be more fun when drag is involved! Join local drag icon Jada Pinkett Fox as she reads stories that will inspire all of us to be our true, authentic selves, then share a cupcake and grab a photo. This event is open to all ages. RSVP is required.

Anatomy of a Book, or Deconstruct & Reconstruct the Most Important Human Invention of All Time

Oil & Cotton 2313 Beatrice St Suite #100, Dallas, TX, United States

The book is, arguably, the most important human invention of all time (so much so we put it in the title of this workshop). On Saturday May 13th, join Oil & Cotton's Shannon Driscoll and The Garret's Teaching Artist in Residence Lisa Huffaker–whose collaboration began in 2012, when they designed and taught ambitious workshops for…


Anniversary Reception

Turner House 401 N Rosemont Ave., Dallas, TX, United States

We've come a long way, y'all! In 28 years, we've connected thousands of writers and readers, ignited the imaginations of tens of thousands of students, and reached over 2 million audience members in person, across the airwaves and over the internet. If that's not something worth celebrating, we're not sure what is! Join us Saturday…

Common Language Project: Networks Reading

Turner House 401 N Rosemont Ave., Dallas, TX, United States

This year, we invite you to connect into networks, analog and digital, microscopic and macro-engineered. From the cells in our bodies to the smart phones in our hands, networks fill our lives with meaning, richness and beauty. Chain letters and congregations share secrets; the weave of textiles can bear witness to the tapestries of our…

Eat, Drink & Be Literary (Like Literally) Rom Com Brunch

Taco y Vino 213 W Eighth St, Dallas, TX, United States

***TEXAS WEATHER IS WHY WE CAN'T HAVE NICE THINGS. DUE TO EXPECTED RAIN, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.***   The only thing better than brunch with your besties is brunch with your besties while watching several of your favorite literary couples in the middle of  lovers' quarrels! Enjoy tasty tacos, delicious wine and entertaining scenes…


Hora de Cuentos

Whose Books 512 W. Davis, Dallas, TX, United States

¡Únase a nosotros para una tarde de cuentos y tradiciones!  Cuentacuentos locales tejerán historias fantásticas en español que traerán a la vida la belleza de nuestra cultura y fortalecerán los lazos que nos unen. Este evento es gratis.  

Achieving Zen With Your Pen with Linda Jones

The Writer's Garret 215 S. Tyler St., Dallas, TX, United States

NEW DATE: MAY 20 In this 2 hour workshop with writing doula Linda Jones, participants will learn how the application of mindfulness and affirming writing practices can help reduce stress and achieve a sense of comfort and calm in daily life. This workshop is a welcoming place for individuals of every level of writing experience,…