Off-Site Event

OFF SITE EVENT! R.J. Palacio at the JCC presenting White Bird.

This event will be held at the Barshop Jewish Community Center of San Antonio,12500 NW Military Hwy #1871, San Antonio, TX 78231

This purchase will guarantee a copy of White Bird to be picked up at the event. We expect this to be a capacity crowd!

Reseved Books will not be available for pickup at The Twig Book Shop prior to the event.

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White Bird: A Wonder Story (A Graphic Novel) By R. J. Palacio Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525645535
Availability: Not currently available
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2019

Soon to be a major motion picture, starring Helen Mirren and Gillian Anderson! R. J. Palacio’s unforgettable graphic novel debut is a story about the power of kindness and unrelenting courage in a time of war.


OFF SITE EVENT Bryce Milligan: Poetry, Song & Stories at Hotel Emma

Take to the Highway: Arabesques for Travelers By Bryce Milligan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780997035308
Availability: Out of Print
Published: West End Press - September 1st, 2016

Take to the Highway is a book about journeys and the intricate memory map of human consciousness. Much of the book was literally written while driving across the expanse of Texas. The poems embody family history, anticipate his mother's coming death, and embody the reflections of this "poet's poet" on a life lived along many roads within an interior landscape.

OFF SITE EVENT: Miss Anastasia Is a Celebrity Guest @ The Nutcracker Ballet!

Miss Anastasia will be appearing as a celebrity guest in a special performance of Ballet San Antonio's production of The Nutcracker!

Sunday, November 26th at 2:00

The Tobin Center

Click here for tickets!

OFF-SITE EVENT: Gemini Ink Reading at Trinity University Holt Center with Brian Turner, Iraqi war veteran and award-winning poet & memoirist

This event takes place at Trinity University Holt Center.

Iraqi war veteran and award-winning poet & memoirist comes to San Antonio.

Here, Bullet By Brian Turner Cover Image
ISBN: 9781882295555
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Alice James Books - November 1st, 2005

A first-person account of the Iraq War by a solider-poet, winner of the 2005 Beatrice Hawley Award.

Adding his voice to the current debate about the US occupation of Iraq, in poems written in the tradition of such poets as Wilfred Owen, Yusef Komunyakaa (Dien Cai Dau), Bruce Weigl (Song of Napalm) and Alice James' own Doug Anderson (The Moon Reflected Fire

My Life as a Foreign Country: A Memoir By Brian Turner Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393245011
Availability: Not currently available
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 15th, 2014

A war memoir of unusual literary beauty and power from the acclaimed poet who wrote the poem “The Hurt Locker.”

Phantom Noise By Brian Turner Cover Image
ISBN: 9781882295807
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Alice James Books - April 1st, 2010

In the aftermath of best-selling Here, Bullet, Brian Turner deftly illuminates existence as both easily extinguishable and ultimately enduring. These prophetic, osmotic poems wage a daily battle for normalcy, seeking structure in the quotidian while grappling with the absence of forgetting.

OFF-SITE EVENT: Gemini Ink @ Viva Tacoland

This event takes place at Viva Tacoland, 103 W Grayson.


After the Gazebo By Jen Knox Cover Image
ISBN: 9781495106125
Availability: Not currently available
Published: Rain Mountain Press - May 31st, 2015

Fiction. AFTER THE GAZEBO is a wonder: complex, compelling, beautifully told. Jen Knox writes with a deceptively quiet fierceness that will sneak up behind you and grab you by the throat, clutch your heart, and never let go.

Seam (Crab Orchard Series in Poetry) By Tarfia Faizullah Cover Image
ISBN: 9780809333257
Availability: Backordered
Published: Southern Illinois University Press - March 6th, 2014

The poems in this captivating collection weave beauty with violence, the personal with the historic as they recount the harrowing experiences of the two hundred thousand female victims of rape and torture at the hands of the Pakistani army during the 1971 Liberation War.


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