Award-Winning Author to Speak
at SGWL’s February Meeting  

Debra L. Winegarten


Debra L. Winegarten works in the Astronomy Department at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas. With a master’s degree in sociology from The Ohio State University, specializing in qualitative research, Debra uses her research skills to write biographies of Texas women for middle-school students. She is also on the faculty of South University, where she teaches undergraduate sociology courses.

 Debra L. Winegarten

Debra L. Winegarten

Debra is a past president of the Texas Jewish Historical Society. She has written two Jewish-themed poetry books, “There’s Jews in Texas?” and “Where Jewish Grandmothers Come From,” and has published “Meeting God at Midnight” through her company, Sociosights Press. Her company’s first children’s book, “Almost a Minyan,” is due out in 2016.

“Oveta Culp Hobby: Colonel, Cabinet Member, Philanthropist,” Debra’s sixth book, won a gold medal from the Military Writers Society of America, the 2015 award for best Biography from the Texas Association of Authors, and was a literary award finalist for the WILLA award, given by Women Writing the West. Currently, she is working on an adult biography, “Zvi Yaniv: From the Mysterious Island to Nanotechnology,”a children’s book, “Almost a Minyan,” and another Texas women’s biography. Her publishing company, Sociosights Press, won an award for the 2015 Best Poetry Book for “Meeting God at Midnight.”

“Debra Winegarten is a funny lady, and, to be honest, a real piece of work. For more fun than a barrel of hedgehogs, come experience our February guest speaker.”—Janet Kilgore

PROGRAM begins at 7:00 pm on the second floor of the
Georgetown Public Library.

4 thoughts on “Home

  1. Sid Frost

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  2. Florence Gould

    I would like to have a contact at the SGWL to receive publicity about the Hill Country Authors Series speakers. Our next speaker is Chris Tomlinson, author of Tomlinson Hill. He will be speaking at the Library on Feb. 20 at 2:00 p.m. I’d like to send you a press release, poster, etc., to have for your Feb. meeting.

    Florence Gould
    Friends of the Georgetown Public Library

  3. Sid Frost

    I apologize for not getting back to you sooner. Please feel free to send the information to me:

    Sid Frost
    Secretary, SGWL

    I will present what you sent above.

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