All posts by Katy Vine

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Katy Vine joined the editorial staff of Texas Monthly in 1997 and became a staff writer in 2002. She has written on a range of topics including hip-hop legend Bun B, the West fertilizer explosion, barbecue pit masters, Warren Jeffs, the moon landing, the Kilgore Rangerettes, bass fishing, a three-person family circus, chess prodigies, and a reclusive musician named Jandek. Her stories have appeared in the Best American Sports Writing 2005, the Best American Sports Writing 2006, and Best Food Writing 2011. Her feature story about a West Texas sting operation was the inspiration for the 2012 television series “The Client List.” she has contributed to the Oxford American, the Texas Observer, and the radio program, “This American Life.”