Gulf Coast Reads Author Stephen Harrigan at Museum of Fine Arts - Houston

Gulf Coast Reads, Harris County Public Library and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston invite you to a special evening with author, Stephen Harrigan at the MFAH on Thursday, October 23 at 7:00 p.m.

After introducing and reading from his novel, Remember Ben Clayton, Mr. Harrigan will sit for a lively and wide-ranging conversation with Houston Chronicle columnist and features writer, Lisa Gray, to be followed by a Q and A with the audience.

In addition to Gulf Coast Reads 2014 selection, Remember Ben Clayton, Stephen Harrigan is the author of New York Times Best Seller and Notable Book, The Gates of the Alamo. He has earned numerous awards for both his fiction and nonfiction work, and is currently a faculty fellow at the University of Texas' James A. Michener Center for Writers, as well as Texas Monthly's writer-at-large.

MFAH is located 1001 Bissonnet in Houston. The event will be held in the Brown Auditorium. Use the Main Street entrance or enter through the Beck Building. Click here for a map of the MFAH campus.

The program is free and open to the public. For more information, visit

In addition to Thursday's big event at MFAH, Stephen Harrigan will also be appearing at these Gulf Coast Reads libraries 

Fort Bend - University Branch Library, Sugarland
Monday, October 20, 7:00 p.m.

Harris County - Evelyn Meador Branch Library, Seabrook
(Event sponsored by Clear Creek I.S.D.).
Tuesday, October 21, 6:30 p.m.

Montgomery County - South Regional Library, The Woodlands
Wednesday, October 22, 6:30 p.m.

For complete listings of Gulf Coast Reads events across Southeast Texas, visit our events calendar.


Photos from Stephen Harrigan's appearance at Evelyn Meador Branch Library sponsored by Clear Creek I.S.D.


At the podium: Stephen Harrigan, author of Remember Ben Clayton, Gulf Coast Reads 2014 selection

Above, l to r: Ty Burns and Sarah Zarcaro with C.C.I.S.D., Evelyn Meador Branch Librarian Greg Burns, Stephen Harrigan

Book signing