The Observer's November 2015 issue poem, "How Far You Are From Me," is by bilingual, bicultural poet Eloísa Pérez-Lozano....Read More
Not for the faint of heart, Kingdom of Shadows, which will be screened over three nights this month in Austin, San Antonio and Dallas, is a disheartening trip d...Read More
Robert L. Camina's new documentary takes an unflinching look back at 'the largest gay mass murder in U.S. history.'
Upstairs Inferno is a worthy effort to dredge up a piece of significant, but for too many of us, forgotten, history — what is, in Camina’s estimation, the l...Read More
Can alcohol factor in discussions about college sexual assault in a way that’s not distracting?
If we continually describe rape as a crime tied inextricably to drinking — rather than to a whole host of other social and cultural factors, not least the nar...Read More
Lisa Sandlin's debut mystery skitters over murder, rape and redemption.
It’s 1973 in Lisa Sandlin’s debut novel, The Do-Right: Watergate is ramping up to its first court date; Hank Aaron is within spitting distance of Babe...Read More
Raised to be a wife, Debra Monroe remembers her fits-and-starts journey from Wisconsin to San Marcos, a world away from her family's expectations.
Debra Monroe claims not to be a trailblazer, but I’m willing to bet this paycheck that no one else has beaten a path from Spooner, Wisconsin to San Marcos...Read More