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Belonging to this literary club is a lot like becoming a Texan; you can be a newcomer for only so long.
Fifty years ago some Texans established a literary club. They’ve been feuding ever since
An uneasy peace has long existed between Texas and literature, a peace the Texas Institute of Letters (TIL) has tried for fifty years to preserve and protect. Threats have been constant. In several cases, foreign emissaries have found themselves treated in alarming ways. British poet Stephen Spender, invited to speak at the TIL‘s annual meeting, […]