Dobie Dichos

OAKVILLE, TX

November 1, 2019

THE BEST LITTLE LITERARY EVENT IN TEXAS

"Any tale belongs to who can best tell it." - J. Frank Dobie

 
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9th Annual Event Presented by George West Storyfest Association, Inc.

Campfires, Chili con Carne, and the Words of J. Frank Dobie

Honoring Live Oak County’s most famous son, J. Frank Dobie, to celebrate Dobie’s works and contributions to literature, folklore, and storytelling. Cited by The New York Times as "one of the most interesting events to attend" in Texas!

 
 
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If Dobie had left instructions in his will, the Dobie Dichos readings would be exactly as they are now. Stories told around a countryside campfire, friends eating barbecue and feeling blessed by the stars. Listen, our literary father’s clapping.
— Nan Cuba, author / poet
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ticket info & Schedule of Events

Tickets and Schedule

Texas writers and performers from around the state attend this “every first Friday in November” Literary Event, to read from and expound upon the works of South Texas greatest literary figure, J. Frank Dobie.

 
 

PARTICIPANTS

Writers
& Musicians

 
 

We are honored to host some of the most celebrated Texas writers, performers, and musicians.

 
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2019 Sponsors

Thank you to these fine establishments for supporting our event!

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