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Mayor Ivy R. Taylor Will Conclude Fall 2016 Mayor’s Book Club with Book Discussion and Writing Workshop

-- UTSA Professor Thomas Porter will present a writing workshop titled “The Extraordinary Stories of (Local) People of Color and Why They Matter”- -

When: 6 – 7:30 p.m., Thursday, December 8, 2016 

Where: Mission Branch Library, 3134 Roosevelt Ave., 78214

 Who:  Mayor Ivy Taylor

Thomas Porter, Instructor of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for the Inquiries of Transformative Literacies, UTSA 

 More about the Program

 Workshop facilitator Thomas Porter will lead participants in a personal journey of telling their own stories. Porter will discuss the importance of storytelling to the cultural narrative, an important theme in the fall 2016 Mayor’s Book Club pick The Fire This Time, a powerful collection of essays and poems about race in the United States. For more information on the program, contact Candelaria Mendoza at or call 210-207-2625.




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