University Press Literary Lubbock Benefit Tickets on Sale

The event features authors and local wines at 5:30 p.m. May 1st at The Legacy Event Center.

Tickets are on sale now for the 12th annual Literary Lubbock, an evening with authors and Texas Tech University Press (TTUP) . Authors of six recently published TTUP books will share their stories during the benefit, which features local wines and a signature dinner created by L.E. Anderson of Honeychild Catering Solutions. The event benefits the Grover E. Murray Studies in the American Southwest , a TTUP book series honoring Texas Tech’s former president.

Literary Lubbock, emceed by Lubbock writer and musician Andy Wilkinson, begins at 5:30 p.m., May 1, with a reception and book signing at The Legacy Event Center in downtown Lubbock.

“Literary Lubbock is a wonderful evening for book lovers,” says TTUP Editor-in-Chief Joanna Conrad. “Not only is the menu superb and the venue beautiful, guests are given a rare opportunity to meet and visit with our published authors. It is a perfect event for an aspiring writer, an avid reader or anyone who wants to support letters and culture in our Lubbock community.”

Tickets, $65 for individuals and $520 for a table of eight, may be purchased by calling (806) 742-2982. The deadline for reservations is April 25. Seating is limited, and early reservations are encouraged. Sponsorship tables also are available.

The books and authors to be featured are

All authors are available for media interviews. More information on the books and authors is available at

All featured books will be available for purchase at a 30 percent discount.

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