The San Antonio native's debut book, about a woman known for riding her burro along remote roads, recently won two major poetry awards.
Nearly fifty years ago, photographer Geoff Winningham spent months documenting wrestlers, and the fans who cheered them on, for his book ‘Friday Night in the Coliseum.’
A Riveting New Photo Book Shares Vulnerable Portraits of the Football Team That Inspired ‘Friday Night Lights’
Thirty years after Buzz Bissinger’s bestseller chronicled the Permian Panthers’ 1988 season, these black and white photos are as compelling as ever.
"My advice for allies is to just let people know, first and foremost, that you care," says the Dallas native.
Plus, a psychedelic music festival, Fat Tony's new album, and a book that casts a critical eye on the true-crime genre.
In his recently released memoir, the Texan actor spins tall tales that just so happen to be true.
This Lawyer Works to Free Incarcerated Victims of the War on Drugs. It All Started With Her Mom’s Arrest.
In a blistering memoir, attorney Brittany K. Barnett explores the traumatic aftermath of the war on drugs.
Plus, Kacey Musgraves meets Scooby Doo, Borat meets Sid Miller, and Austin meets ‘Walker, Texas Ranger.’
The Houston author, who blurs boundaries of genre, language, and culture, says she writes in part to imagine a better world.
The film adaptation of Utopia author Paulette Jiles’s acclaimed novel finds Hanks shepherding a young girl across 1870s Texas.
Authors Jessica Luther and Kavitha A. Davidson say it's time for sports fans to grapple with the industry's systemic injustices.
The longtime Texas Monthly contributor introduced the Austin music scene to the rest of the world.
Hector Rodriguez’s hit comic book series, El Peso Hero, is now set to become a film.
Plus: a free fridge project in Austin, novels by Jennifer duBois, and Garden Marcus’s soothing TikToks.
Vivian Stephens Helped Turn Romance Writing Into a Billion-Dollar Industry. Then She Got Pushed Out.
Now, as the Romance Writers of America reckons with its history of racism, will she finally get her due?
On The National Podcast of Texas, the legendary Democratic strategist on whether Texas is swingable and what it’ll take for Joe Biden to win.
Plus, William Jackson Harper of “The Good Place” gets an Emmy nod, Joe Rogan is moving to Texas, and Miranda Lambert is number one again.
Plus, a podcast hosted by a UT alum and native North Texan, a restaurant with the best banh mi in Dallas, and a show about Austin’s roller derby scene.
Living hard and free, cedar choppers clashed with respectable townsfolk in the mid-20th century.
Music journalist Maria Sherman discusses why she wrote 'Larger Than Life,' her exhaustive guide to an enduring cultural phenomenon.
The queer Texan writer's verses speak to the idea that because there is violence and injustice there is also beauty, love, and living to be done.
The best-selling debut author remembers the Permian Basin home she fled as soon as she could.
Decades of reading about the apocalypse led to the creation of his own series of pandemic novels. Lately, he's been wishing real life didn’t track fiction so closely.
The Texas native's new memoir offers plenty to listen to.
My up and down encounters with the brilliant, beloved, and very grouchy western novelist.
A Bookstore That Closed During the Pandemic Started a Literature Hotline. Now People Are Calling in for Life Advice.
Deep Vellum Books’s help line is about literature—but also life advice, horoscopes, and tough conversations.
Plus, a debut album by Texas duo Broken Revival, the television show ’Kidding,’ and to-go margaritas.
Katherine Anne Porter’s ‘Pale Horse, Pale Rider’ tells the tale of a pandemic she barely survived.
Plus, the cheesiest small business in Austin, a nature preserve on the outskirts of Dallas County, and a viral dance challenge.
After the Civil War, a group of politicians fought—and failed—to empower everyday Texans. But we can see their influence in the New Deal, the Great Society, Donald Trump, and Bernie Sanders.
In his new cookbook, ‘Cool Beans,' the San Angelo native and Washington Post food editor explores all things legume, including a version of his mom's Texas Salad.
In an exclusive first look at his new book, journalist Joe Holley revisits the terrible morning when mayhem descended on a rural Texas church.
On the National Podcast of Texas, the coauthor of ‘A Black Women’s History of the United States’ lays out the ways black women transformed America.