Writers’ League of Texas and Owen Egerton present in partnership with Reverie Books
Next Meeting: April 4th @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.
Richard Z. Santos has a degree in English and History from UT Austin, an MA in English from Georgetown University, and an MFA in Creative Writing from Texas State University. He taught nearly every English class and elective from grades 8-12 and most of the Social Studies courses. Trust Me, his debut novel, was published by Arte Público Press. In a previous career, he worked for some of the nation’s top political campaigns, consulting firms, and labor unions.
Fiona Dawson is an Emmy®-nominated and award-winning filmmaker. She is a proud bisexual, cisgender, immigrant woman from the LGBTQ+ community who uses media to advocate for equality. Following her Emmy®-nominated short New York Times op-doc “Transgender, at War and in Love,” Fiona was honored by President Obama as an LGBT Artist Champion of Change and her feature documentary, TransMilitary, premiered at SXSW 2018 winning the Audience Award. Her acclaimed book, “Are Bisexuals Just Greedy? Animated Answers for All People Who Simply Want to Understand the Spectrum of Being LGBTQ+,” is a four times #1 bestseller on Amazon, and Fiona was an honoree on the Out100 2022: LGBTQ+ Titans of Media and Entertainment. Fiona’s company, Free Lion Productions, produces “NOW with Fiona” multimedia content all centered on sharing positive LGBTQ+ stories of kindness and courage in the face of adversity. Fiona loves to build, speak, and produce to make good things happen.
Andrew Hilbert is the author of Invasion of the Weirdos, Bangface, Death Thing and the forthcoming XCRMNTMNTN from Ghoulish Books.
Jeffrey Mays has lived in Austin for almost 20 years where he has been a teacher to every age group from elementary to college. He currently teaches Writing & Rhetoric at St. Edwards University and is trying to make a go of writing as a career: teaching, editing, and creating his own new material. He received his MFA from Seattle Pacific University in 2020. His debut novel titled “The Former Hero” was published in 2014 by AEC Stellar Publishing, and won 1st place for Suspense/Thriller category in the 2015 Texas Association of Authors book contest, and was a finalist in the National Indie Excellence Awards. And in 2016 his short story “Concho Diary” won an award for Adult Contemporary Fiction. He is currently working on a serialized novella called “The Saragossa Bottling Company” published weekly on his personal website.
Joy Victory is a journalist and Managing Editor of HealthyHearing.com, the world’s largest site dedicated to helping people with hearing loss. Her articles and essays have appeared in places like Cosmo, VICE News, YourTango, and the San Antonio Review. She’s also a budding memoir writer, and was named a finalist in last year’s Writers’ League of Texas manuscript contest.