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    “An absorbing, skillfully told narrative biography that effectively transports the reader to a rugged and lawless century past.” —Midwest Book Review

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    This anthology collects the ten winners of the recent Best American Newspaper Narrative Writing Contest, run by the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism, University of North Texas.

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    "Corcoran's book is the work of a rock and roll detective." —Peter Stothard, The Times of London

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    “A fascinating and highly relevant argument out of some complicated material.” —Alan Warren, author of Burma 1942

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    “Thank goodness for people like Carol Comer and Dianne Gregg who did their part to lift our culture by supporting and sharing with the world powerful music by powerful musicians who happened to be women.” —Maria Schneider, Grammy Award-winning composer and big-band leader

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    “Her poems are marked by bursts of lyric beauty, deft storytelling, and haunting set pieces.” —Geoffrey Brock, author of Voices Bright Flags and judge

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    “One of the most significant documents relating to the history of the army in the Southwest to be uncovered in the last several decades.” —Jerry D. Thompson, author of A Civil War History of the New Mexico Volunteers and Militia

     

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    “This is one hell of a story, an account of a notorious gunfighter in the mold of the most legendary ‘anti-heroes’ of the American Southwest.” —Michael L. Collins, author of Texas Devils

     

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    “With its distinguished array of authors and impressive array of topics, this volume will be welcomed by readers of Texas history.” —Patrick G. Williams, author of Beyond Redemption

UNT Press publishes two books this month.