John Phillip Santos

A conversation with John Phillip Santos; a writer, journalist, and documentary filmmaker from San Antonio, Texas.  His two memoirs, Places Left Unfinished at the Time of Creation (a National Book Award Finalist) and The Farthest Home is in an Empire of Fire, together tell the ancestral stories of his mother and father’s families, an American origin story of the centuries-long migrations that emerged out of Spain, Mexico, and the lands that became South Texas.  His book of poems is Songs Older Than Any Known Singer.  

Rick Bass

Rick Bass is a prolific writer of essays, short stories, and long form fiction, many of them about nature and his adopted home in the Yaak Valley. Rick is also an outspoken environmental activist. His most recent book is called, "The Traveling Feast: On the Road and at the Table with My Heroes."

Luckenbach, Texas – The Center of the Universe by Becky Crouch Patterson

Luckenbach, Texas: The Center of the Universe by Becky Crouch Patterson Becky Crouch Patterson’s latest book, Luckenbach, TX – The Center of the Universe, will likely appeal to a wider audience than her others but is no less honest and rich. In it she tells the history of Luckenbach, TX as it was when her … Continue reading Luckenbach, Texas – The Center of the Universe by Becky Crouch Patterson

The Ranch That Was Us by Becky Crouch Patterson

The Ranch That Was Us by Becky Crouch Patterson Most families have stories. Its one of the things that creates bonds across family members that aren’t really that close and strengthens the bonds of those that are. Cousins, aunts, uncles, great grandparents, that weird guy you don’t know how you’re related to but is always … Continue reading The Ranch That Was Us by Becky Crouch Patterson