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Susan Wittig Albert, Susan J. Tweit to read at Wittliff Collections

By Brett Fails
University News Service
October 26, 2009

Wittliff book signing

Susan Wittig Albert and Susan J. Tweit

Authors Susan Wittig Albert and Susan J. Tweit will give readings and hold a book signing 3:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Wittliff Collections in the Alkek Library on the Texas State University-San Marcos campus.

Susan Wittig Albert, founder of the Story Circle Network, will read from the latest book in the Wittliff’s Southwestern Writers Collection Book Series, Together, Alone: A Memoir of Marriage and Place, published by the University of Texas Press. Susan J. Tweit, a much-published nature writer, will read from her latest memoir, Walking Nature Home, also from UT Press. Books will be for sale by the University Bookstore.

Susan Wittig Albert graduated magna cum laude from the University of Illinois, and earned a Ph.D. in English from the University of California at Berkeley in four years. A former professor of English and a university administrator and vice president, she now lives with her husband in the country outside of Austin.

An award-winning garden designer whose work has been featured in the Rocky Mountain News and Zone 4 Magazine, Susan J. Tweit is also the author of twelve books, including Colorado Scenic Byways: Taking the Other Road, a finalist for both the ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award and the Colorado Book Award.

For further information, please contact the Wittliff Collections at (512) 245-3213.