Dagoberto Gilb

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Hecho en Tejas

Summoning the Ghosts that Haunt Anglo Texas culture

We’re proud to present the introduction to Hecho en Tejas, the latest volume of the Southwestern Writers Collection of Texas State University in San Marcos. The historic anthology will be published next month by the University of New Mexico Press. … Read More

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Free Raspas

It’s a serene spring morning in San Antonio, Texas—sunny but not so much heat. American troops are suffering from hits by men in black pajamas at the birthplace of Judeo-Christian civilization, the triangle of the Tigris and Euphrates, that fertile … Read More

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Snow

It was when his boss called him an Indian that it stuck. “Te portes como some stupid pinche huevón Yaqui.” He was only three years out of high school, and it was a job in the city’s paint shop everybody … Read More

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Vetting Barbara Jordan

“You low down nigger trying to show off your authority,” begins a death threat Barbara Jordan received while serving in Congress. “We are coming to Houston and beware. To shoot off your ass,” reads the handwritten letter, which the FBI … Read More

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A Painting in Santa Fe

“Any luck?” Hub shouted above his rototiller. He hadn’t seen Jesse walk in the yard until he was almost standing next to him. Hub frowned at the machine, snugged the wire-rimmed glasses around his ears, switched off the engine. “I … Read More

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