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

Behind the Lines

Strange bedfellows.

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Two men from Dallas.

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Gaudy, drawling, filthy rich.

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Gaudy, drawling, filthy rich.

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In defense of failure—and success.

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In defense of failure—and success.

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The water problem; or, Texas is not all wet.

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The water problem; or, Texas is not all wet.

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The big boom.

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The big boom.

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The perfect city.

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The perfect city.

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Out on the outskirts of town.

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Dignity and groovy threads.

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The new organization man.

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