Debra Winegarten

Please join us this Wednesday as we speak to author-publisher Debra Winegarten.

We broadcast Writing on the Air every Wednesday from 6-7pm Central Texas Time on 91.7FM KOOP. You can stream the show live by finding the top of the page on and clicking on the mini player.

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A native Dallasite, Debra Winegarten now makes her home in Austin, Texas. By day, she teaches sociology at South University and works in the Astronomy Department at The University of Texas at Austin. By night, she writes award-winning poetry and biographies of Texas women for middle-school students. Her latest books are Where Jewish Grandmothers Come From, and Oveta Culp Hobby: Colonel, Cabinet Member, Philanthropist, released in April from The University of Texas Press. Find out more about her:

Here are some of the events Debra Winegarten will be speaking / reading at in the next few weeks:

April 9th: 9:30am, speaking at UT to the LAMP group
April 12: 1pm, reading at the Arboretum Barnes & Nobles from my book on Oveta Culp Hobby
May 2: 1pm, Writer’s Block, giving two workshops, one on Marketing your Non-Fiction Book and one on as well as selling books.
May 7: 5:30 pm, Talk on Oveta to the San Marcos League of Women Voters.