The 2019 Gulf Coast Gala

Thursday, October 17 at 6:30pm

Sunset Coffee Building
1019 Commerce St, 77002

Guest Speaker: Bryan Washington

Bryan Washington is a writer from Houston. His fiction and essays have appeared in the New York Times, the New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Buzzfeed, Vulture, the Paris Review, GQ, and elsewhere. His first book, Lot (Riverhead), was published to wide acclaim in 2019. 

Reserve a Ticket

Tickets include dinner and a copy of the latest issue of Gulf Coast. Cocktails at 6:30, and the program begins at 7:10. Dinner to follow. 

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Other Ways to Contribute

If you are unable to attend the gala, please consider 
pledging a donation to Gulf Coast, an organization committed to the vibrancy of the visual and literary arts. Donations to Gulf Coast, a registered 501(c)3 organization, are tax deductible. Your support of the journal makes possible our goal to publish the best contemporary writing and visual art, as well as our organization's many other initiatives, including the Gulf Coast Reading Series.


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