Reader letters published in our June 2022 issue.
Jan Jarboe Russell reflects on an exciting moment in H-E-B’s (and Texas Monthly’s) history.
The legendary cattle empire had been largely closed off from the outside world until the magazine’s founding editor gained access to King Ranch.
His two nominations are the most recent recognitions for Texas Monthly’s work this award season. See the full list.
Arts and entertainment editor Josh Alvarez gets into the spirit of the story, no matter what he's working on.
Reader letters published in our May 2022 issue.
William Martin’s journey from Rice professor to Billy Graham expert began with a simple assignment, one that would alter his life for decades to come.
Former staff writer Nicholas Lemann remembers how Exxon refused to cooperate with his story—and why that made all the difference.
Texas Monthly remembers Jim Darilek, an early art director who helped give the magazine its characteristic look and swagger.
Over several years, Richard West spent two months in seven Texas locales. His reporting eventually won the National Magazine Award.
Reader letters published in our April 2022 issue.
Senior editor Dan Solomon reports on topics from the wacky to the weighty.
Greg Curtis’s first story about Sam Corey was supposed to be a colorful human interest piece, but in some ways it was actually the beginning of a heinous murder.
He was the magazine’s first big hire and—over the next few decades—delivered some of its most memorable stories.
A popular columnist embeds herself inside the exclusive world of girls’ summer camps.
Reader letters published in our March 2022 issue.
Three Texas Monthly staffers step into new roles as our storytelling expands.
Bill Broyles—now best known as a Hollywood screenwriter—remembers the magazine’s first issue.
Texas Monthly has a deal with HBO and is the new owner of ‘Texas Country Reporter.’
Reader letters published in our February 2022 issue.
The premier entertainment brands are entering a three-year deal with the National Magazine of Texas that gives them a “first look” at articles and podcasts they’re interested in adapting as TV series.
Our creative director, Emily Kimbro, and design director, Victoria Millner, keep Texas Monthly looking good.
Reader letters published in our January 2022 issue.
A half century after both media outlets launched, Texas Monthly will purchase Phillips Productions, the company that creates and distributes Texas Country Reporter.
Reader letters published in our December 2021 issue.
Many new Texans quickly come to love what stirs the hearts of the native-born.
The book for anyone who has ever felt the lure of the Lone Star State, already loves it, or simply wants to make sense of the place.
Reader letters published in our November 2021 issue.
Barbecue editor Daniel Vaughn enlisted the largest group of tasters ever for this year's Top 50 BBQ list.
As Texas Monthly’s new energy editor, Russell Gold will dig deep into one of our state’s most crucial industries.
Reader letters published in our October 2021 issue.
Reader letters published in our September 2021 issue.
Mike Hall was recently honored for his incisive coverage of the Texas legal system, while Casey Gerald brought a singular voice to our cover story on Fort Worth singer-songwriter Leon Bridges.
Reader letters published in our August 2021 issue.
J. K. Nickell, features director for ‘Texas Monthly,’ was instrumental in bringing this month's cover story to life.
Reader letters published in our July 2021 issue.
Executive editor Katy Vine presents stories about life in the Lone Star State, from new voices and ones you might recognize.
Senior editor Paula Mejía, senior editor Josh Alvarez, and executive editor Courtney Bond plan to pursue compelling stories in the coming months.
Reader letters published in our June issue.
This week the magazine earned five National Magazine Award nominations and won nine City and Regional Magazine Awards.
The limited series, from Lionsgate Television, will star Elizabeth Olsen and be written by David E. Kelley.
Executive editor Kathy Blackwell and her team have chronicled the pandemic's impact on the employees and owners of Texas’s hospitality companies.
Reader letters published in our May issue.
We welcome your respectful thoughts, concerns, questions, and anecdotes, but ask that you keep conversations civil and productive on our site.
In this month’s cover package on the late Tejana singer Selena, we offer readers what we hope will be a welcome change of pace from our disaster coverage.
Reader letters published in our April issue.
Two of our staffers have been ardent Hank the Cowdog fans since they were kids. Now they bring you this month's cover story on the creator of the beloved children's books.
Reader letters published in our March issue.
Senior editor and podcast host John Spong will join Dallas Wayne for a special hour of music and conversation.