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The Spirit of Diamond Bessie Lives On In New Novel Inspired By Jefferson’s Famous Murder Trial

The Spirit of Diamond Bessie Lives On In New Novel Inspired By Jefferson’s Famous Murder Trial

The Jefferson Playhouse transforms into an 1877 courtroom for the historical drama. Photo by Michael Amador. In downtown Grapevine, novelist…

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

…“Christmas in Texas,” Asleep at the Wheel’s “Santa Loves to Boogie.” State Film and State Novel: Larry McMurtry is well…

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

…a multimedia project with videos, a music album, and even a graphic novel. REK: When the pandemic started, I wrote…

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

What’s in a Name? Exploring the stories behind Texas towns’ novel nomenclature By Amanda Ogle Driving down highways dotted with…

Texas’ Route 67 Is Route 66 Without the Cheap Souvenirs

Texas’ Route 67 Is Route 66 Without the Cheap Souvenirs

…Photo by Kevin B. Stillman. For those of us who have fallen hard for the romance of the open road,…

Onera Offers an Opulent Twist on Glamping in Fredericksburg

Onera Offers an Opulent Twist on Glamping in Fredericksburg

…last November. Wolff calls it a “landscape hotel.” “There’s a romance and magic to the place,” he says. “We’re trying…

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

Poster courtesy Border Radio Research Institute The borderlands between Texas and Mexico have always been steeped in mystery and romance….

Bobby Byrd of Cinco Puntos Press Is a Poet and Everyone Should Know It

Bobby Byrd of Cinco Puntos Press Is a Poet and Everyone Should Know It

…of people was quite commendable,” says Southern California writer Isabel Quintero, whose award-winning young adult novel, Gabi, A Girl in…

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

…Eventually, I channeled my curiosity about film noir and detective fiction into a novel set in Austin, featuring a bass-playing…

Editor’s Note: You Can Go Home Again

Editor’s Note: You Can Go Home Again

…and character of the town while working on her debut novel, More Than You’ll Ever Know, which is set in…

Texas Highways Wins 2 City and Regional Magazine Awards, 11 International Regional Magazine Association Gold Prizes

Texas Highways Wins 2 City and Regional Magazine Awards, 11 International Regional Magazine Association Gold Prizes

…motorcycle and her family’s first trip to Padre Island National Seashore. The San Antonio-based writer’s debut novel More Than You’ll…

The Wittliff Collections: Sharing a Spirit of Place

The Wittliff Collections: Sharing a Spirit of Place

…young writer’s early novels with Southern themes to the turbulent Blood Meridian, from the exquisite All the Pretty Horses to…

New Finds, Old Faves

New Finds, Old Faves

…looks like a World War II-era airplane hangar on the outside, and replicates the romance and drama of the 1940s…

Where’s Martha? (Marfa)

Where’s Martha? (Marfa)

…“Martha”) in Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s novel The Brothers Karamazov. However, an etymologist researching the issue determined that Hanna Strobridge likely named…

A New Look for Texas Highways

A New Look for Texas Highways

…about the classic road trip, just as there should be a hint of romance about travel. Even for short trips….

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