The Writer's Garret

Address: 10809 Garland Road
Dallas, TX 75218
Phone: 214-828-1715
Fax: 214-824-0025
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Our Mission
To foster the education and development of readers, writers, and audiences by putting them in touch with quality literature, each other, and the communities in which they live and write.

Vision
One day, most Texans will recognize the value of reading and writing quality literature.

Goals
We strive to achieve the following results through community events, outreach projects, and professional development programs:
1. Build a community of readers and writers that care about the development and dissemination of literature, reading, and writing;
2. Educate our young to understand, appreciate, and support the impact of literature, reading, and writing;
3. Provide opportunities for the education and betterment of individuals and communities through enhanced reading and writing skills that cultivate an appreciation of quality literature and critical thinking;
4. Enable wide and equal access to the stories, letters, and cultural ideas that underscore and challenge our most recognized and cherished ideologies; and
5. Strengthen the infrastructure of educational, literary, and cultural partnerships capable of furthering the impact of literature, reading, and writing.

Recent News

  • Holiday Party Pot Luck and Play Readings

    Join The Writer’s Garret community for a special POT LUCK celebration of the season. This year we’ll be featuring local actors reading the work of our Play writing II authors, an experience “beyond words”! So bring your favorite covered dish, salad, appetizer, desser...

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  • A Discussion on Richard Wright Led by Professor Darryl Dickson Carr

    Join us for wine and cheese as Professor Darryl Dickson Carr gives a lecture and discussion on the work of Richard Wright as a part of the centennial celebration of the author's influence on African American literature. DARRYL DICKSON CARR specializes in African American lit...

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  • Reading and Book Signing by Christine Rhein and Kathleen Kent

    CHRISTINE RHEIN's collection, Wild Flight, is the 2008 winner of the Walt McDonald First Book Competition in Poetry. Her poems have appeared in many literary journals and have garnered various prizes, grants and honors, including selection for the Poetry Daily website and th...

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  • Poetry Workshop with Christine Rhein - Twists, Turns and Leaps

    Poetry Workshop with Christine Rhein - Twists, Turns and Leaps: Propelling a Poem into Unexpected Territory. An intensive workshop that will explore a wide variety of sample poems and writing exercises. By delving into specific techniques and strategies, Christine wil...

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