Blog Archives

Join us at Barrio Barista Coffeehouse to explore classic Chicana literature with Patricia Portales and other like-minded bibliophiles.

Members of Gemini Ink—Enjoy our Monthly Billiards Happy Hour at Bombay Bicycle.

From the Chicago neighborhoods where she grew up and set her groundbreaking The House on Mango Street to her abode in Mexico in a region where “my ancestors lived for centuries,” the places Sandra Cisneros has lived have provided inspiration for her now-classic works of fiction and poetry. But a house of her own, where she could truly take root, has eluded her. With this collection—spanning three decades, and including never-before-published work—Cisneros has come home at last.

Join us to discuss Flannery O’Connor’s “The River.” With readings by Rachel Hollon. Moderated by Paul Martin.

Our October book is Cristina Henriquez’s The Book of Unknown Americans. Hear an interview with Henriquez here, then join us on October 31 at noon.

  Texas meets France. Gallery meets theater. Henri Matisse, “le fauve,” meets our city’s own wild beasts in a collaboration between the San Antonio Museum of Art and Gemini Ink. Interpret the works through the history, poetry, tragedy, and comedy created uniquely for this show. Enjoy an evening of visual arts and theater combined in only a way our city can.
Rick Stemm Playwright

Fill Your Lungs With Fresh Air puts some of San Antonio’s finest writers and performers together to bring the art books of Henri Matisse to vibrant life. Erik Bosse, Jenny Browne, Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson, Rick Stemm, and Mari Xingas (Marisela Barrera) will perform their interpretations of the four illustrated books on display at the San Antonio Museum of Art on August 15, 2014 at 6:30pm. Directed by TJ Gonzales with music by Azul Barrientos. This event is free with museum admission and open to the public.

Luna Luna disses with author Debra Monroe who reads this Friday, August 8, for our SouthWord Festival Wrap-Up.

  I’m obsessed with minute details about lives of women who accumulated power in times and places that discouraged them. I’m grateful to radical feminists because they made women like me seem moderate and so we got away with more, but I’m fascinated by women who increased their influence without explicitly breaking rules, women who held onto traditional facets of identity while adapting them. 
Debra Monroe