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Houston Literary Awards Gala

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Julia Ideson Building

550 McKinney Street

Houston, TX 77002

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7PM Cocktails & Authors’ Reception Ӏ 8PM Dinner & Literary Awards

Chairperson: Mrs. Zarine M. Boyce

Honoring Local Authors: Katherine Center, Annetra Piper, Roger Leslie, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Bapsi Sidhwa & The Reader's Choice Award

The Houston Literary Awards Gala is the inaugural event celebrating Houston’s accomplished authors to be held at the historic Julia Ideson Library. The Houston Public Library Foundation is featuring five of the finest local authors in contemporary fiction and nonfiction whose books engage and entertain as well as deepen our understanding of ourselves and the world.

Please join us in honoring: Katherine Center, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Annetra Piper, Roger Leslie, Bapsi Sidhwa, and one Reader's Choice Award. You can vote on your favorite local here: https://www.houstonlibraryfoundation.org/nominate-2019-readers-choice-awards/. The final Reader’s Choice Award Winner will be announced during the red-carpet gala celebrating literary excellence. Voting for the Readers’ Choice Award will be online.

The evening features a social meet and greet with the authors, book signings, specialty cocktails, gourmet dining, premium seating, and complimentary valet. Attendance is limited to create a personalized VIP experience.

Houston Literary Awards Gala is a new fundraiser for the Houston Public Library Foundation who connects philanthropy to the Houston Public Library in support of life-changing programs.

Attire: Black tie optional

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