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Doyin Oyeniyi was born in Nigeria but has lived in Texas for most of their life. Since graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a BJ in multimedia journalism, Doyin has written about race, immigration, abortion access, and gun violence in the U.S. and has interviewed many Texas artists, writers, and filmmakers. Doyin checks facts and writes about art and entertainment for Texas Monthly.

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Books |
October 14, 2020

Six Good Texas Book Festival Reads

This year’s festival is all-virtual, but its lineup is still all-star, as demonstrated by this trio of recent books from Texas authors.

Best Thing In Texas |
June 1, 2018

The Best Thing in Texas: A Texan Wins the National Spelling Bee

What: The 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee.Who: Karthik Nemmani, a fourteen-year-old from McKinney.Why It’s So Great: On Thursday night, a Texan took home the championship title from the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Karthick Nemmani, an eighth grader at Scoggins Middle School, knew he had it