New Release: Kathleen Winter, Cat’s Tongue

Cat’s Tongue is the latest publication from California-based writer Kathleen Winter, author of three award-winning poetry collections.

Audiobook: The Windows of Heaven

The Windows of Heaven (2000) is now available as an audiobook!

Highlighting Shep in the Victorio War

During the summer of 1880, amid the searing heat of the Chihuahuan Desert of West Texas and northern Mexico, Chief Victorio led his band of Mescalero and Warm Springs Apaches in a last, desperate exodus from a disease-ridden, barren reservation.

Celebrating Texas

Celebrating Texas Contributing writer Savanah Burns wrote this post in celebration of Texas History this month. This month is filled with Texas history. Last Friday, March 2, was Texas Independence Day. Two days ago, March 6, was spent commemorating the Battle of the Alamo. This month, we encourage you to celebrate Texas by reading aContinue reading “Celebrating Texas”

Love Give Us One Death: Bonnie and Clyde in the Last Days

Jeff P. Jones’ postmodern, historical novel recounts the last days of the notorious American outlaws Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker. The immediacy of the narrative and the intimacy of the language reveals Jones’ desire to draw as close as possible to the real Bonnie and Clyde. Part prose and part verse, the novel is teeming with fragments, witness statements, newspaper articles, photos, scripts, and even a cartoon, creating a delightfully chaotic mixture of narrative styles.

Insights into True Crime: An Interview with Tannie Shannon

Contributing writer Laura Brackin recently had the opportunity to ask SHSU instructor and author of Seed of Villainy Tannie Shannon about his book and get some insight into his experience writing a nonfiction work about a true crime case so close to home.

Mystic Sails, Texas Trails

Mystic Sails, Texas Trails by Robert Davant with Mickey Herskowitz This review was written by Dr. Diane Dowdey and was originally published in the Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas.

We Are the Bus

We Are the Bus by James McKean This post was written by contributing writer Savanah Burns. In the winter of 2011, James McKean’s We Are the Bus debuted onto the literary scene with the Texas Review Press. McKean’s hard work won TRP’s X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, an annual contest accepting submissions from poets fromContinue reading “We Are the Bus”