Writing Workshops Dallas

LitTalk at Interabang is a quarterly panel series led by Writing Workshops Dallas and hosted by Interabang Books. Each panel session will be led by a moderator and feature three to four published authors who reside in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. LitTalk panelists will discuss a variety of subjects on writing, publishing, and the book industry, and will take questions from the audience. Author's books will be for sale at each event. LitTalk at Interabang hopes to inform and inspire the DFW writing community and showcase the phenomenal talent and pool of published authors in the area.

  • Next Up: Characterization in Fiction

  • In-Person, February 22nd, 2022 | 6:00PM to 7:00PM

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Alex Temblador, author of the award-winning Secrets of the Casa Rosada, will moderate a panel that includes:

Jenny Bhatt is a writer, literary translator, and book critic. She is the founder of Desi Books and teaches creative writing at Writing Workshops Dallas. Her debut story collection, Each of Us Killers: Stories (7.13 Books; Sep 2020) won a 2020 Foreword INDIES award in the Short Stories category and was a finalist in the Multicultural Adult Fiction category. Her literary translation, Ratno Dholi: Dhumketu’s Best Short Stories (HarperCollins India; Oct 2020) was shortlisted for the 2021 PFC-VoW Book Awards for English Translation from Regional Languages. Her writing has appeared in various venues including The Atlantic, NPR, BBC Culture, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Review of Books, Dallas Morning News, Literary Hub, Longreads, Poets & Writers, Guernica, Electric Literature, and more. Having lived and worked her way around India, England, Germany, Scotland, and various parts of the US, she now lives in a suburb of Dallas, Texas. 

Diana Spechler is the author of the novels Who by Fire and Skinny and of the New York Times Opinion series Going Off. Her work has appeared in GQ, the Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Harper's, Esquire, Playboy, National Geographic Traveler, BBC Travel, Washington Post, Ploughshares, and many other publications. She is the recipient of a number of awards and fellowships, including a Hawthornden Castle Residency, a Yaddo Residency, the Steinbeck Fellowship, the Orlando Creative Nonfiction Prize from A Room of Her Own Foundation, and the Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Prize. She is also a seven-time Moth Story Slam winner who has been featured on NPR. Her short story, Reality, was read on Selected Shorts. Subscribe to her Substack about the travel writing life.

Will Clarke is the author of several works of fiction, including The Neon Palm of Madame Melancon, Lord Vishnu's Love Handles: A Spy Novel (sort of), and The Worthy: A Ghost's Story. Will holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of British Columbia and was named The New York Times Editors Choice and Rolling Stone's "Hot Pop Prophet." He lives in Dallas, Texas with his wife and family.

Tuesday, February 22nd, 6:00PM
Event address: 
5600 West Lovers Lane
#142
Dallas, TX 75209

            

Each of Us Killers

By Jenny Bhatt

Each of Us Killers Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781733367264
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
(Non-returnable)
Published: 7.13 Books - September 8th, 2020

Each of Us Killers Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781733367264
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
(Non-returnable)
Published: 7.13 Books - September 8th, 2020


            

Skinny: A Novel

By Diana Spechler

Skinny: A Novel Cover Image
$16.49
ISBN: 9780062020369
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Harper Perennial - April 26th, 2011

Skinny: A Novel Cover Image
$16.49
ISBN: 9780062020369
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Harper Perennial - April 26th, 2011


            

Who by Fire: A Novel

By Diana Spechler

Who by Fire: A Novel Cover Image
$18.69
ISBN: 9780061572937
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Harper Perennial - September 23rd, 2008

Who by Fire: A Novel Cover Image
$18.69
ISBN: 9780061572937
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Harper Perennial - September 23rd, 2008


            

The Worthy: A Ghost's Story

By Will Clarke

The Worthy: A Ghost's Story Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780743273169
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Simon & Schuster - July 10th, 2007

The Worthy: A Ghost's Story Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780743273169
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Simon & Schuster - July 10th, 2007


            

Lord Vishnu's Love Handles: A Spy Novel (Sort Of)

By Will Clarke

Lord Vishnu's Love Handles: A Spy Novel (Sort Of) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780743271486
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Simon & Schuster - June 1st, 2006

Lord Vishnu's Love Handles: A Spy Novel (Sort Of) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780743271486
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Simon & Schuster - June 1st, 2006


            

The Neon Palm of Madame Melancon

By Will Clarke

The Neon Palm of Madame Melancon Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780972658850
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
(Non-returnable)
Published: Middle Finger Press - November 30th, 2017

The Neon Palm of Madame Melancon Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780972658850
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
(Non-returnable)
Published: Middle Finger Press - November 30th, 2017

Homepage Blurb: 
LIT TALK@ INTERABANG on Tuesday, 2/22 at 6pm Diana Spelcher, Julie Heaberlin, Fowzia Karimi. Moderator, Alex Temblador.