Shakespeare Slept Here (in Austin)

Shakespeare Speaks in Austin by Jann Alexander © 2014

Shakespeare Speaks in Austin by Jann Alexander © 2014


Recent research indicates that Shakespeare spent his formative years in Austin, Texas, drinking beer, as do most young men in their formative years.

Plenty of other lesser students of literature have done the same in Austin, Texas, with far fewer (as of yet) accomplishments. So we patiently await word of their singular contributions to literature and world peace. 

Shakespeare left his angular mark in Austin on East 6th Street, above. When I’m not in Austin, Texas, I’m frequently shooting other meaningful things, from the today and yesterday, but not tomorrow (yet). You’ll find more in my Time Travels, HERE.


Endangered Species of Austin, poster by Jann Alexander © 2009

Endangered Species of Austin poster

About my Vanishing Austin series: While many Austin landmarks are lost, many are survivors still. Admire them all in a slideshow, HERE. Prints start at $35.

You can marvel at what’s lost and what’s survived in my Endangered Species of Austin poster, featuring 16 Austin icons, and sized at a handsomely large 24 x 36,” available for $25, HERE.


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