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The Righteous Gemstones’ Edi Patterson Likes Playing ‘Weirdos’

June 17, 2023 | By Dina Gachman

The deep-water port of Texas City has long been known for its refineries, shrimp boils, and the longest human-made fishing pier in the world at 5.3 miles.

A Road Trip Through Cormac McCarthy’s Texas

June 15, 2023 | By Thom Denton

With the sad news of the passing of a literary giant Tuesday, the question was begged, “Has there ever been a writer more closely associated with Texas than Cormac McCarthy?

Bill Wittliff, Lauded Texas Writer and Founder of Cultural Archives at Texas State, Has Died

June 27, 2018 | By

In memory of Bill Wittliff, who died Sunday, we revisit our July 2018 profile of Wittliff and the cultural archives he founded and developed at Texas State University, the Wittliff Collections.

Eddie Durham Jazz Celebration

January 14, 2015 | By

Texas State University will honor the legacy of San Marcos-born jazz pioneer Eddie Durham February 6 with the Eddie Durham Jazz Celebration.

Wittliff Collections: Exploring the Galleries

January 17, 2010 | By Nola McKey

To fully appreciate the diverse offerings of The Wittliff Collections, visitors first need to know that the handsome, 4,080-square-foot archive has two major components—the Southwestern Writers Collection and the Southwestern & Mexican Photography Collection.

The Wittliff Collections: Sharing a Spirit of Place

January 17, 2010 | By Jan Reid

On the seventh floor of the Alkek Library in the middle of Texas State University, I take in windowed views of the spring-fed San Marcos River and the hilly, wooded alma mater of Lyndon Johnson, and then I walk through a place that always feels like a piece of home.

The October 2023 issue of Texas Highways "Tastes Like Home"

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