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Author George Saunders on the Whole Texas Thing

October 24, 2023 | By S. Kirk Walsh

In the contemporary world of literature, George Saunders is known for many things. There are his five books of wildly inventive short fiction, including the new Liberation Day, which features nine stories echoing current society’s existential despair and political dystopia.

Editor’s Note: Chronicler of the Curious

September 19, 2023 | By Emily Roberts Stone

This issue includes our last story by inimitable Houston writer John Nova Lomax, who died in May at age 53.

If You Didn’t Post a Selfie From Marfa, Were You Ever Really There?

October 27, 2022 | By Lauren Hough

What a Childhood on the Road Taught a Daughter of Migrant Truck Drivers

August 27, 2020 | By ire’ne lara silva

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