Writers’ League of Texas and Owen Egerton present in partnership with Reverie Books
Next Meeting: June 6th @7:30pm CST
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Hosted every first Tuesday of the month At Radio Coffee and Beer in their amazing outdoor space, One Page Salon is a gathering of local writers and creatives that take the stage to read one page of a work in progress.
Award winning filmmaker and novelist Owen Egerton is the writer/director of Mercy Black, Follow and Blood Fest. He’s also the author of the story collection How Best to Avoid Dying and the novels Everyone Says That at the End of the World and The Book of Harold, the Illegitimate Son of God. His most recent novel, Hollow, was named one of the Best Books of the Year by NPR.
Working in both horror and comedy, Egerton’s screenplays have landed on the Black List and the Blood List, and have earned him writing work for Warner Brothers, Disney, and Fox Studios.
Egerton is also one of the writing and performing talents behind the Alamo Drafthouse’s Master Pancake Theater, has acted in several films, and emcees the Fantastic Debates at the Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas. He also hosts public radio’s The Write Up.
Sean Petrie is an award-winning poet and author. As a founder of Typewriter Rodeo, he’s written more than 20,000 poems for strangers from teachers in Texas to lobstermen in Maine, from politicians in Boston to celebrities like Sharon Stone and Billy Collins.
Sean has an MFA in Writing for Kids from Vermont College and law degree from Stanford. He teaches creative writing workshops and is a legal writing professor at the University of Texas Law School.Sean does weekly radio poems for Austin NPR and his work has appeared in The Texas Observer, Dallas Morning News and other outlets. He owns a metric ton of typewriters.
Jodi Egerton has her Ph.D. in English from the University of Texas at Austin, where she served as the Assistant Director of the Division of Rhetoric and Writing and the Training Specialist at the Undergraduate Writing Center.
As a copywriter, ghostwriter, editor, and writing mentor, Jodi has worked with writers on genre and literary novels, YA and middle grade novels, memoirs, short story collections, and screenplays. She has written musician’s biographies, patient information for healthcare professionals, website copy, and training manuals. Clients love her encouraging and friendly approach to feedback.
Sarah Bird is the author of 11 novels. Her latest, Last Dance on the Starlight Pier, will be published by St. Martin’s Press in April 2022. In addition to her novels, she has written screenplays for television and magazine articles for national magazines, including The New York Times Magazine, Texas Monthly and the Chicago Tribune. During her 10-year screenwriting career, she worked for Paramount, CBS, Warner Brothers, National Geographic, ABC and TNT, as well as several independent producers. In 2015, she was selected for the Meryl Streep/Oprah Winfrey Screenwriters’ Lab. Sarah and her husband, George Jones, live in Austin, Texas, with their son and, arguably, the cutest corgi in the world.
Joe Brundidge is an author, host, and public speaker living in Austin, Texas. He has hosted a number of open mic events for almost 20 years to include Spoken & Heard at Kick Butt Coffee, an event he curates. He also served as the Director of the Austin International Poetry Festival for three years, from 2012-2015.