Gregory Curtis

Gregory Curtis was born in Corpus Christi and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. He received a BA in English from Rice University and a master’s in English from San Francisco State College. While in San Francisco, he ran a very small printing and publishing company. He became a staff writer for Texas Monthly in 1972, just as the magazine was launched, and was promoted to editor in 1981, a position he held until 2000. In addition to Texas Monthly, he has written for the New York Times, New York Times magazine, Rolling Stone, Fortune, and Time. Curtis is the author of The Cave Painters and Disarmed: The Story of Venus DeMilo. He lives in Austin and is an adequate equestrian and aspiring magician.

Stories

The Inside Story

The better half.

The Inside Story

The Inside Story
Nuns and guns.

The Inside Story

The Inside Story
Nuns and guns.

The Inside Story

Space cadet.

The Inside Story

Space cadet.

I Solve the Energy Crisis

Or, how we can all stop worrying and learn to love the crunch.

The Inside Story

A cabal of eighteen.

The Inside Story

A cabal of eighteen.

Mexican Mystery Tour

Charles Portis’ new novel belongs to the tradition of great frontier yarns, but this time the young man goes south.

Mexican Mystery Tour

Charles Portis’ new novel belongs to the tradition of great frontier yarns, but this time the young man goes south.

The Truth Hurts

North Dallas Forty scores but misses the extra point, Dracula bites off more than it can chew, and Peppermint Soda recalls with accuracy the bittersweet days of adolescence.

The Truth Hurts

North Dallas Forty scores but misses the extra point, Dracula bites off more than it can chew, and Peppermint Soda recalls with accuracy the bittersweet days of adolescence.

The Inside Story

Photo jock; teacher’s pest.

The Inside Story

Keep those cards and letters coming in.

The Inside Story

Keep those cards and letters coming in.

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