Posts Tagged: Texas Monthly

Slowly Converging Paths: A Conversation with Nate Blakeslee

By

Nate Blakeslee discusses American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West, cultivating trust in his sources, and recreating action-packed scenes he did not witness.

...more

Separate Shores

By

Down at Texas Monthly, Domingo Martinez riffs on South Padre’s (regrettable) legacy: Now, spring break in South Texas is not what it is elsewhere. Here it’s less a quantifiable series of days on a calendar before you return to class than an excusable period of depravity and a gold mine for those invested in the […]

...more

Seeing Double

By

Over at Texas Monthly, Jeff Salamon chats with Attica Locke, mystery novelist, unassuming Houstonian, and Hollywood titan. They touch on code-switching, freelancing, and writing the gun scenes “all wrong”: Black people have seen two versions of ourselves on TV: we are either the third thug on the left in the police lineup on a Law and Order episode […]

...more

The Stockholm Syndrome of Sexual Assault

By

For Slate, Amanda Hess examines yet another first-person confessional: sexual assault victim Jenny Kutner’s essay “The Other Side of the Story,” published in  Texas Monthly. The power of Kutner’s story is that it lends insight into a particular type of victimization—the kind that happens when the victim doesn’t see herself as one. Kutner’s essay demonstrates how, in […]

...more