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June 28, 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.

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...

To balance rage with tenderness: A conversation with poet Tomás Q. Morín

A writer whose poems dissect and then reimagine, Tomás Q. Morín has a gift for evoking what ails and heals us. Morin’s third book of poems, "Machete," was published...

Newer writers, smaller presses, and the less mainstream at the 2021 Texas Book Festival

The Texas Book Festival is back for its 25th year — not, perhaps, in the way organizers had hoped, with a happy return to the sprawling celebration in and...

In Austin, indie creative writing communities thrive beyond the ivory tower

In a small studio in central East Austin, lamplit, with night outside the windows, four writers work intently in their notebooks. Not far away, poets and musicians share the...

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