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Malvern Books presents: Novel Night with Boyd Taylor & Matt Minor

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Novel Night with Boyd Taylor & Matt Minor
WHEN: January 14, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
COST: Free

Novel Night
Join us for the thirteenth event in our Novel Night series, a monthly celebration of all things prose! Here’s how it works: two published authors will read from their books and there’ll be an audience Q & A. We’ll then have an open mic for writers who have signed up to read from their unpublished short stories or novels. And finally, we’ll have “Book Talk,” in which an intrepid Malvern staff member will introduce you to one of our favorite prose titles and invite questions from the audience. Also worth noting: there will be snacks!

Novel Night

This month’s readers will be Boyd Taylor and Matt Minor. Boyd will read from his novel The Monkey House, and Matt will read from The Representative.

Boyd Taylor is a writer who lives in Austin, Texas. In his prior life, he was a lawyer and corporate manager. The Monkey House is his third book recounting the lives and times of Donnie Ray Cuinn, first as an erstwhile grad student, and then as a lawyer in a small Panhandle town. The earlier books were The Hero of San Jacinto and The Antelope Play.

Matt Minor presently serves as a Chief of Staff in the Texas House of Representatives. He has worked as a political campaign manager and is a well-regarded public speaker. Matt has authored official state publications, oversees syndicated editorials, is a speechwriter and district radio legislative commentator. Prior to his life in state politics Matt was a professional musician and entertainer, his numerous recordings receiving wide critical praise. Matt practices numerous other arts including the craft of poetry; an interest that has brought academic recognition. Matt Minor lives with his wife Stacy on their ranch property in Wharton County, Texas. He maintains an apartment in Austin.

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