Catch BLOOD FEST in 600 theaters nationwide on August 14th! Learn more and get tickets to this Fathom Event here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsSjYWbD4kY
In this episode of KUT's The Write Up Owen talks with novelist, essayist, and short story writer George Saunders about his new novel Lincoln in the Bardo. Enjoy!
Let’s say you’re a genre movie fan. Crime, sci-fi, horror…you’re into it.
Let us also say it is Christmas time. You aren’t in the mood for the noir-tinged “It’s a Wonderful Life” because you have pretty much memorized it at this point. Nor are you down with, say, “Silent Night, Deadly Night” because murdery Santa is just not the most relaxing image with which to end the emotional trash fire that was 2016. But you still want something with an edge and have also seen “Lethal Weapon” all of the times one possibly can.
In other Egerton news, his novel “Hollow” is being published by Soft Skull Press. “It comes out this summer, so I’m in the last push on revisions,” he said Tuesday. “This book…
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I am so excited about the book Jodi and I wrote on creative writing. THIS WORD NOW is out in the world and making waves. We had an amazing amount of support through our Kickstarter to bring this book to life. It is such a thrill to see it in people's hands.
Join me at Master Pancake presentation of FOOTLOOSE. It's part of the city's Sound & Cinema program. July 20th at the Long Center. It's free, outdoors, and almost paradise. https://drafthouse.com/event/sound-cinema
DO NOT MISS THIS ONE! Join me as I host Austin mischief makers like Carolyn Cohagan (author of the muched buzzed about novel TIME ZERO), songster, stage-hound, glory lovenut Southpaw Jones, wit-wizard and fashion Einstein Amy Gentry (whose debut novel GOOD AS GONE hit shelves in July), playwright, improv master, and sulky male modleCurtis Lucianii, story/screenwriter/novelist... Continue Reading →
The Austin Chronicle asked me about books and film, two things I really dig. It was a great chance to celebrate my favorite book on film, Gary Warner Kent's Shadows & Light. http://www.austinchronicle.com/screens/2016-06-17/books-on-film-owen-egerton/
I was thrilled to be the guest host of KUT's Brews and Views. Steve Wilson, Meg Griffitts, Francois Pointeau, and I discuss the spirit of the Beats, their lasting influence, and some of the more complex issues of the literary movement. It was a great night and an excellent conversation. Have a listen! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/kut-views-and-brews/id854569246?mt=2