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The Reader's Field Guide to Michael Noll
The Austin writer behind The Writer's Field Guide
"...from such local literary celebrities as Owen Egerton and Amanda Eyre Ward...."

April 4, 2018 Arts Post by Katarina Brown

Texas Book Festival 2017
"...Austin author Amanda Eyre Ward (The Nearness of You) (l) moderates the..."

Nov. 8, 2017 Photo Gallery

Texas Book Festival 2017:
Jeffrey Eugenides and Claire Messud
For both award-winning authors, adolescence was important
"...lauded authors Jeffrey Eugenides and Claire Messud. Austin author Amanda Eyre Ward moderated this conversation on the process of..."

Nov. 6, 2017 Arts Post by Melany Jean

Texas Book Festival 2017: The Full List
Dan Rather, Jeffrey Eugenides, the Bush sisters, and 291 more
"...Owen Egerton has a new novel, Hollow, as does Amanda Eyre Ward, with The Nearness of You; thrillmeister Jeffrey..."

Sept. 12, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The 25th Annual Austin Chronicle Short Story Contest
The lowdown on the 2017 submissions, judges, 10 finalists, and the prize-winning stories
"...the plays Fantasmaville, which won the National Latino Playwriting Award; Confessions of a Mexpatriate; and "MyHEB," a Best of..."

June 9, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Amanda Eyre Ward's Maternal Turn
In The Nearness of You, novelist Amanda Eyre Ward writes about her most important topic yet: motherhood
"...When Amanda Eyre Ward got the call informing her that she'd..."

Feb. 17, 2017 Arts Feature by Jessi Cape

Book Review: The Nearness of You
by Amanda Eyre Ward
"...In Amanda Eyre Ward's novel The Nearness of You, Dr. Suzette..."

Feb. 17, 2017 Arts Feature by Jessi Cape

A Gentleman in Moscow
by Amor Towles
"...This long game demands a close reading that is rewarded in the plot's nesting-egg pleasures – the aha! moments..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Arts Feature by Kimberley Jones

Today Will Be Different
by Maria Semple
"...with Amor Towles (A Gentleman in Moscow) and moderator Amanda Eyre Ward, on Sun., Nov. 6, 3:30pm, in the..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Arts Feature by Adrienne Martini

The 24th Annual Austin Chronicle Short Story Contest
The lowdown on the 2015 submissions, judges, 10 finalists, and the prize-winning stories
"...PrickoftheSpindle.com and a finalist for the 2011 Flannery O'Connor Award. She is the author of Summer of the Long..."

Feb. 19, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Joe O'Connell's Top Reads of 2015
Paradise Sky and The Best I Recall head a list of stellar Lone Star books
"...Amanda Eyre Ward's novel of the migrant journey, The Same..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Joe O'Connell

Texas Book Festival 2015: The Mighty 300
Authors for Fest 20 include Lethem, Lemony, Pitts, Diggs, Hart
"...out Sept. 29. Also on the kid lit front, award-winning actor Taye Diggs and illustrator Shane Evans will open..."

Sept. 4, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Lit-urday: The Same Sky
Compassion on divergent paths powers Amanda Eyre Ward's novel
"...The Same Sky by Amanda Eyre Ward Penguin Random House, 288 pp., $25 (paperback..."

Aug. 16, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Festival Flood
A brief guide to the 13 – count 'em, 13 – arts fests coming your way in April and May
"...617 Congresswww.improvisedplayfestival.com Three nights of improv with a bent toward literary and dramatic material. In addition to some of..."

April 3, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Unfinished Business
The 23rd annual Austin Chronicle Short Story Contest
"...Fringe; and Fantasmaville, which won the National Latino Playwriting Award. He is also co-founder and creative director of TKO..."

Feb. 27, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Specht Speaks!
More Q&A with Migratory Animals author Mary Helen Specht
"...me with their strengths. One of my friends is Amanda Eyre Ward, whose book The Same Sky is about..."

Jan. 15, 2015 Arts Post by Jessi Cape

Add Another Trio to the aGLIFF Tease
Austin's LGBTQ film fest announces more films
"...July 18 hosted by Frank Genco, Clay Smith, and Amanda Eyre Ward. There will be booze, noshes, and proceeds..."

July 2, 2014 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Mortimer

Texas Book Festival Panel Picks
Can't-miss events at this weekend's festival
"...love." Chronicle favorite (and onetime Short Story Contest judge) Amanda Eyre Ward moderates. Lone Star Tent, 2:30-3:15pm..."

Oct. 23, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

Full Hearts Can't Lose
The 21st annual 'Austin Chronicle' Short Story Contest
"...Amanda Eyre Ward is the author of a collection of..."

Feb. 8, 2013 Books Feature by Monica Riese

Short Story Contest Update
Of the 410 total entries, we're down to 10
"...judges from Austin's local lit world – Owen Egerton, Amanda Eyre Ward, Bob Byington, Katherine Catmull, and Jeanne Thornton..."

Jan. 21, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

Short Story Contest Deadline Reminder
Postmark deadline for our annual fiction contest is Monday, Dec. 10
"...Katie Williams on writing superstitions Amanda Eyre Ward on not beating yourself up too much..."

Dec. 9, 2012 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Uncorking Creativity
Amanda Eyre Ward doesn't think you should beat yourself up too much
"...Andy looked me square in the eye and said, "Amanda, the whole writing life is hard. It's hard to..."

Nov. 27, 2012 Books Post by Amanda Eyre Ward

Texas Book Festival 2012
October 27-28, 2012. 17 Photos
"...At Sunday's War and Absurdity panel, moderator Amanda Eyre Ward asked authors Ben Fountain (left) and David..."

Oct. 29, 2012 Photo Gallery

Into the 'Wild' and Back
Cheryl Strayed is having a hell of a year
"...Moderated by Amanda Eyre Ward..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Books Feature by Jessi Cape

Mayor's Book Club: 'Salvage the Bones'
Award-winning Katrina novel by Jesmyn Ward picked
"...announced today its 2012 Mayor’s Book Club pick, Jesmyn Ward’s Salvage the Bones...."

Feb. 23, 2012 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Texas Book Festival
First look at the TBF lineup
"...Clayton) are this year's recipients of the Texas Writers Award. Other familiar faces from these environs include Amanda Eyre..."

Sept. 9, 2011 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Darkness, Then Light
Amanda Eyre Ward on the story she always knew she would tell
"...When novelist Amanda Eyre Ward was in high school, she woke from..."

July 15, 2011 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Read Local!
Also out this summer
"...Close Your Eyes by Amanda Eyre Ward (Random House, July 26): In her latest..."

May 27, 2011 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

news/print
Festivals galore for poetry and prose enthusiasts
"...Brockmeier, Ryan Harty, Dinaw Mengestu, Julie Orringer, and Austinites Amanda Eyre Ward, Doug Dorst, Amelia Gray, and Jake Silverstein...."

April 1, 2011 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Meat and Greet
Texas Book Festival and 'Texas Monthly' to pair writers with barbecue
"...of Josie Mansfield: A Tragedy of the Gilded Age; Amanda Eyre Ward, author of the forthcoming Close Your Eyes;..."

March 18, 2011 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

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