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December 8, 2022

Dorothy Meiburg Weller

Dorothy Meiburg Weller is a writer and teacher. Originally from the Southeast, she's lived in Austin for almost two decades and now considers it her hometown.

Waiting to hear that new sound: Roger Reeves’ ‘Best Barbarian’

One evening last spring, the poets Roger Reeves and Cyrus Cassells gave a reading at Black Pearl Books off Burnet Road in north Austin. Space was limited, and I...

Authors not to miss at the 2022 Texas Book Festival

In and around the State Capitol, with flags a-waving up and down Congress Avenue, the Texas Book Festival is roaring back in person this year. In a dazzling line-up...

Seeking meaning or merely memory: ‘Is That All There Is?’

Book review: New fiction by Marcelle Heath from Austin’s Awst Press

Channeling the chaos: Cyrus Cassells’ ‘The World That the Shooter Left Us’

Perhaps above all else, Cyrus Cassells is a listener. In “The World That the Shooter Left Us,” his most recent book (of many), the poet, who lives in Austin and...

Collaborators behind the scenes: ‘Women and the Making of Joyce’s Ulysses’ at the Ransom Center

Though previously serialized, James Joyce’s masterpiece of modernist fiction, 'Ulysses,' was first published as a single volume on February 2, 1922, the author’s fortieth birthday. Timed to coincide with the...

KB Brookins’ poetry of possibility

Several years ago, KB Brookins attended a talk at Malvern Books and heard the poet i’rene lara silva mention, in passing, the phrase “when you identify yourself with a...

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