Philipp Meyer

When Writers Write About Writers

Jan 16, 2014 By Christopher Kelly

In his new book, James Magnuson, the head of the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas at Austin, skewers (lovingly) the people who attend programs like the one he directs.

Hog Hunting With Texas’s Next Literary Giant

May 24, 2013 By Francesca Mari

Philipp Meyer is impressing the literary world with his second novel, The Son, a multigenerational epic about an oil and ranching dynasty in Texas that is being called the most ambitious Texas novel in years. But how did this East Coast-reared man manage to capture the spirit of the state?

Big Little Man

May 13, 2013 By Philipp Meyer

“By the time I’d been with the band a year, I was treated the same as any other Comanche.” An excerpt from Philipp Meyer’s epic new novel, “The Son.”