S.A. Stories Book Club
Monthly meetings: the last Wednesday of the month, 4-6pm
Location to be announced
Join Don Walden in exploring stories artfully told by some of San Antonio's most beloved writers.
Photocopies of readings will be provided.
“A Comecrudo Dancing Song”
Excerpts from diaries of Fray Damian Massenet and Domingo Teran de los Rios, June 13, 1691
Excerpt from Zebulon Pike’s diary, June 7-13, 1806
Excerpt from Frederick Law Olmsted, Journey through Texas
Exceprt from Sidney Lanier, “San Antonio de Bexar: An Historical Sketch”
Angela de Hoyos, “Hermano”
Carmen Tafolla, “The River Here”
Naomi Shihab Nye, “West Side,” “The Rider”
Rosemary Catacalos, “David Talamántez on the Last Day of Second Grade San Antonio, Texas 1988,” “Swallow Wings”
Mariana Aitches, “A Mother’s October,” “Winter Solstice”
Deborah Parédes, “St. Joske’s,” “Bustillo Drive Grocery,” “Poem for the King William Dancers”
Jim LaVilla-Havelin, “Earl Abel’s,” “In the Courtyard”
Amalia Ortiz, “these hands which have never picked cotton
Stephen Harrigan, Remember Ben Clayton
(additional novel TBA)
Rick Riordan, Big Red Tequilla
Sterling Houston, High Yellow Rose
We will choose roles and perform it as reader’s theater.