Learn about our monthly Story Department here!
Tribeza highlighted our awesome Lena Dunham Round Table with a short interview with an ABC volunteer, Emily Smith.
Manuel Gonzales, our former Executive Director, released his first book, The Miniature Wife: and Other Stories. Check out the Austin Chronicle’s profile on Manuel and Austin Bat Cave here.
Hanly Banks, one of our amazing volunteers, directed a documentary about musician Bill Callahan, who was kind enough to do a lyric-writing workshop with ABC! Read more here.
At the launch of 2012’s annual student anthology (titled Did I Do That?), high school authors were on hand to read from their chronicles of triumph and regret. Read more here.
Lights, Camera, Help and Alamo Drafthouse South paired up to sponsor a filmmaking competition. Austin Bat Cave won an entry spot and was paired with the COREageous filmmaking crew. Our entry, A Unique Look at Austin Bat Cave, won the Jury Award. Check out an article here and take a look at the full video here.
Page 2 Screen, an Austin Bat Cave fundraising series, features novelists discussing film adaptations of their works. Past guests have included Walter Kirn (Up in the Air) and Rick Moody (The Ice Storm).
For more on the songwriting workshop that Bill Baird ran with Anderson High School students, check out the Austin American Statesman’s article here and check out a video of one of the songs produced during that workshop.