The Big Texas Read is a virtual, state-wide reading series Writing Workshops Dallas has launched with Gemini Ink in San Antonio to get us through the pandemic and beyond. So far, TBTR has received coverage in Poets&Writers, Forbes, The Dallas Morning News, and the San Antonio Express-News. We're starting with acclaimed novelist David Samuel Levinson on April 29th and will follow with New York Times bestselling novelist Kathleen Kent, 2020 Texas Poet Laureate Emmy Perez, Kendra Allen, winner of the Iowa Prize for Literary Nonfiction, and Fowzia Karimi, author of Above Us the Milky Way. More authors forthcoming. We plan to feature a diverse selection of authors from across our great state.