The award-winning writer and UT professor talks about her new novel, 'Bowlaway,' and how teaching and Texas have affected her work.
When the National Book Critics Circle gave the Austin writer Rolando Hinojosa its lifetime achievement award, it was simply taking note of what many of us had known for years.
Will Cormac McCarthy’s films tarnish his literary reputation?
But “@cormaccmccarthy” still has more than 3,200 followers.
The ACLU's annual report says there are fewer than ever, but such authors as Twain, Hemingway and Salinger still get "challenged" in some ISDs.
The grumpy Texas literary legend rips the Texas art and music mecca in his review of a new book about Elizabeth Taylor, calling Marfa "as bleak a place as you'll find in America."
Meet El Paso novelist James Carlos Blake, who writes critically acclaimed literary westerns with lots of violence but few female characters. Sound familiar?
Long before Lonesome Dove and other cattle-culture classics defined Texas for the world, Hold Autumn in Your Hand—a novel that wasn’t about cowboys or Longhorns—won critical acclaim. With good reason.
Thanks to his penchant for classic literature, Wishbone is the new top dog in kids’ entertainment.
The latest star pupil of the so-called Houston school.