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.
On this week’s podcast, the author and LBJ School of Public Affairs professor lays out an admittedly controversial plan to redefine democracy.
On this week’s podcast, the New York Times best-selling author on how Texans cook and diet differently.
The Butthole Surfers frontman’s book is a profane, hilarious, Texas-set romp.
Thor in West Texas? Marvel Comics Phenom Donny Cates on His Secret Plan to Relocate the God of Thunder
On the National Podcast of Texas, the “Bad Boy of Comics” on his rise from comic shop manager to writing some of Marvel’s biggest titles.
Plus, the best contestant on Netflix’s reality show ’The Circle’ and Megan Thee Stallion and Normani's new collaboration.
Some of our favorite conversations from our second season, featuring Willie Nelson, Ted Cruz, and Brooklyn Decker.
The renowned author and Texas State professor’s latest work is about parenthood, but eschews the typical advice model.
Aarón Sánchez: “You Can Instantly Judge a Mexican Restaurant on Three Things: Tortillas, Margaritas, Guacamole.”
On the National Podcast of Texas, the El Paso native and celebrity chef on the tradition and future of Mexican food, immigration, and #metoo.