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Volunteer of the Month: Kalli Angel

  Q: What brought you to Austin?   A: After graduating from college, I knew that I wanted to focus on my own writing and that I wanted to explore a new part of the country. The more that I read about Austin, the more it felt like the right place to find a creative Read more…

Posted by admin on 05-09-14 | Comments

Adult Workshop With Bret Anthony Johnston

  We here at ABC are excited to announce another workshop for adults seeking feedback and expertise in the areas of fiction and nonfiction. In our upcoming three-hour seminar (September 8th, 6:00pm-9:00pm at Casa De Luz) for fiction and narrative writers, Bret Anthony Johnston—acclaimed author and Director of Creative Writing at Harvard University—will give a Read more…

Posted by admin on 25-08-14 | Comments

Adult Fiction Workshop With Michael Parker!

  Calling all fiction writers! ABC is proud to announce that Michael Parker, author of six novels and two story collections, is teaching a four-session workshop for intermediate and advanced writers. This workshop has a cost of $250, and all proceeds will support ABC’s free writing programs for kids ages 6-18. Sessions will be held Read more…

Posted by admin on 05-05-14 | Comments

Join ABC for a Citywide Talent Show!

Happy Tuesday! If you’re counting down the days until the weekend, we here at ABC have a full roster of events to keep you entertained and occupied until then.   Tonight, meet up with us for our monthly Story Department at Home Slice on South Congress, where we’ll hear Chris Dammert, Elizabeth Doss, Sarah Perry, Carol Ramsey, and Stacey Read more…

Posted by admin on 08-04-14 | Comments

Come One, Come All to Story Department!

Happy April, friends! We’ll have to disagree with ol’ T. S. Eliot, because we don’t think this month is cruel at all, as evidenced by Austin’s bluebonnets, patio sitting, and the awesome events ABC has coming up. Join us on Tuesday, April 8th at 8 p.m. at Home Slice Pizza for our monthly Story Department, where Read more…

Posted by admin on 04-04-14 | Comments
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Volunteer of the Month :: MAUREEN TURNER CAREY

Over the course of a year, Austin Bat Cave has hundreds of volunteers. Each one of these people is unique and AMAZING for donating their time to helping kids write. Maureen Turner Carey is one of these volunteers, and she goes above and beyond the call of The Bat.  To say she’s amazing is vastly Read more…

Posted by admin on 06-01-14 | Comments

Our Students Dream Big: 9 reasons to donate TODAY

For the past several months, Austin Bat Cave’s students have been hard at work, writing about their dreams. We are going to publish these writings in an anthology about DREAMS, but we need you. By December 31st, we need to earn $25,000 or we don’t get any of our donations. Will you help us reach Read more…

Posted by admin on 03-12-13 | Comments