Odessa Native Elizabeth Wetmore Talks About the Culture of Oil Booms in Her Debut Novel, Valentine

Odessa Native Elizabeth Wetmore Talks About the Culture of Oil Booms in Her Debut Novel, Valentine

Elizabeth Wetmore has swiftly entered the lexicon of Texas authors writing about the state’s open landscapes, distinctive characters, and myriad complexities.

Writer Sarah Hepola Roams During Quarantine in A House Without an Address

Writer Sarah Hepola Roams During Quarantine in A House Without an Address

In 1790, a young French army officer wrote a book about the trip of a lifetime.

The Wild Detectives Bookstore in Dallas Takes Readers on a Journey for the Pages

The Wild Detectives Bookstore in Dallas Takes Readers on a Journey for the Pages

The Wild Detectives bookstore in the Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas has reinvented itself as a literary travel agency during COVID-19 for readers who want to take a journey for the pages.

Small-Town Dispatches: The Vendors at Canton’s First Monday Trade Days Adapt to New Ways of Selling

Small-Town Dispatches: The Vendors at Canton’s First Monday Trade Days Adapt to New Ways of Selling

George Davis had spent his day loading a trailer for Canton or Round Top; he wasn’t sure which yet.

The Original Threadgill’s Closes, Marking the End of a Defining Cultural Era in Austin

The Original Threadgill’s Closes, Marking the End of a Defining Cultural Era in Austin

Eddie Wilson reflects on the end of an era in Austin with the closure of Threadgill’s, the restaurant, bar, and live-music joint where Janis Joplin got her start.

Small-Town Dispatches: Oil and Gas Aren’t the Only Sectors in Longview Hit By COVID-19

Small-Town Dispatches: Oil and Gas Aren’t the Only Sectors in Longview Hit By COVID-19

Residents of the East Texas city of Longview reflect on how COVID-19 has affected the local oil and gas industry, as well as other sectors of business and life.

Small-Town Dispatches: Marfa Gives Back to Service Workers Affected by COVID-19

Small-Town Dispatches: Marfa Gives Back to Service Workers Affected by COVID-19

The touristy West Texas town of Marfa is reacting to the COVID-19 pandemic with a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds for service workers whose finances are affected.

How Lessons from a Survival Expert Can Apply During COVID-19

How Lessons from a Survival Expert Can Apply During COVID-19

Dave Scott, founder of Earth Native Wilderness School, offers tips from his survival classes that could prove helpful in preparing for the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Alamo Bootleg Delves into Lesser-Known Stories of the Most Famous Battle of the Texas Revolution

The Alamo Bootleg Delves into Lesser-Known Stories of the Most Famous Battle of the Texas Revolution

The Alamo Bootleg, a concept album slated for July release, features country singers Charley Pride and Robert Ellis excavating Alamo stories new and old.

Musical Savant T Bone Burnett Stakes His Claim to Fort Worth

Musical Savant T Bone Burnett Stakes His Claim to Fort Worth

The City of Fort Worth has bestowed upon St. Louis Avenue the honorary name T Bone Burnett Boulevard, after the iconic music producer behind the soundtrack to the Coen Brothers movie O Brother, Where Art Thou?

How Peace Was Won at Camp David

How Peace Was Won at Camp David

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Edward Carey returns to the Alley Theatre, in Houston, to debut his play Camp David, about the historic peace treaty forged between Egypt, Israel, and the U.S.

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