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A Woman's Odyssey: Journals, 1976-1992

Linda Aaker

LINDA AAKER practiced law in Austin, Texas for eighteen years. She currently lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband and young son, and is working on her second book, Staying Home. She is a frequent columnist in the Washington Post.

Charreada: Mexican Rodeo in Texas Juneteenth Texas: Essays in African-American Folklore Both Sides of the Border: A Scattering of Texas Folklore The Family Saga: A Collection of Texas Family Legends Tales from the Big Thicket 2001: A Texas Folklore Odyssey The Texas Folklore Society, 1971-2000: Volume III Built in Texas T for Texas: a State Full of Folklore Paisanos: A Folklore Miscellany Between the Cracks of History: Essays on Teaching and Illustrating Folklore Texas Toys and Games Folk Art in Texas The Texas Folklore Society, 1943-1971: Volume II Legendary Ladies of Texas Singin' Texas Corners of Texas The Texas Folklore Society, 1909-1943: Volume I The Bounty of Texas Hoein' the Short Rows Sonovagun Stew: A Folklore Miscellany What's Going On? (In Modern Texas Folklore) Some Still Do: Essays on Texas Customs The Folklore of Texan Cultures Observations and Reflections on Texas Folklore

Francis Edward Abernethy

FRANCIS EDWARD ABERNETHY was Regents Professor Emeritus of English at Stephen F. Austin State University, the executive secretary and editor of the Texas Folklore Society, the curator of exhibits for the East Texas Historical Association, and a member of the Texas Institute of Letters. In addition to editing twenty-one Texas Folklore Society publications, he wrote Singin’ Texas, Legends of Texas’ Heroic Age, and all three volumes of the Texas Folklore Society history, published by the University of North Texas Press.

Waiting in Line at the Drugstore and Other Writings of James Thomas Jackson
The Year of Perfect Happiness

Becky Adnot-Haynes

BECKY ADNOT-HAYNES grew up in Gainesville, Florida, and holds a PhD in English and Creative Writing from the University of Cincinnati, where she worked as an editor for The Cincinnati Review. Her stories have appeared in literary journals such as The Missouri Review, The Indiana Review, The Literary Review, West Branch, and PANK, and she was the winner of Hobart’s Buffalo Prize for short fiction. She lives in Cincinnati.

Texas Civil War Artifacts: A Photographic Guide to the Physical Culture of Texas Civil War Soldiers

Richard Mather Ahlstrom

RICHARD MATHER AHLSTROM has lived in Texas since 1979. He graduated with an AB degree from Harvard University and completed the Executive Program of Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College. He is retired from Diamond Shamrock Corporation, where he was a Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He has previously written a book on prehistoric American Indian pipes. Long interested in the Civil War and Texas soldiers, Ahlstrom has amassed a personal collection of Texas Civil War artifacts.

Some People Let You Down

Mike Alberti

MIKE ALBERTI’s short fiction has appeared in Colorado Review, Crazyhorse, Gulf Coast, Indiana Review, One Story, and elsewhere. His work has been supported by fellowships and residencies including the Camargo Foundation, the James Merrill House, the Ucross Foundation, and the MacDowell Colony. He lives in Minneapolis, where he serves as the Managing Director for Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop and teaches in prisons across the state.

Tall Walls and High Fences Officers and Offenders, the Texas Prison Story Old Riot, New Ranger: Captain Jack Dean, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal Texas Rangers: Lives, Legend, and Legacy Whiskey River Ranger: The Old West Life of Baz Outlaw Six-Shooters and Shifting Sands: The Wild West Life of Texas Ranger Captain Frank Jones Bad Company and Burnt Powder: Justice and Injustice in the Old Southwest Riding Lucifer's Line: Ranger Deaths along the Texas-Mexico Border Rawhide Ranger, Ira Aten: Enforcing Law on the Texas Frontier Winchester Warriors: Texas Rangers of Company D, 1874-1901

Bob Alexander

BOB ALEXANDER is the co-author of Texas Rangers and author of Rawhide Ranger, Ira Aten; Whiskey River Ranger; Six-Shooters and Shifting Sands; Bad Company and Burnt Powder; Riding Lucifer’s Line; and Winchester Warriors, all published by UNT Press. He lives in Maypearl, Texas.

Rare Integrity: A Portrait of L. W. Payne, Jr.

Hansen Alexander

HANSEN ALEXANDER, an attorney for many years in New York City, was a history major at The University of Texas when he began researching and writing about Payne. He is the author of two books about Texas baseball legend Roger Clemens, One Brave Man and The Life and Trials of Roger Clemens.

Tall Walls and High Fences Officers and Offenders, the Texas Prison Story

Richard K. Alford

RICHARD K. ALFORD was a warden at several Texas prisons and retired as the overall administrator for fifteen prison units. He lives in Huntsville.

The Original Guitar Hero and the Power of Music: The Legendary Lonnie Johnson, Music, and Civil Rights

Dean Alger

DEAN ALGER’s writings and presentations on blues and jazz for the new Grove Dictionary of American Music and others have been widely praised. Also a public affairs consultant, he is the author of five acclaimed books on democracy, elections, and media. He lives in St. Paul where he is a singer, guitarist, and songwriter.

American Crawl

Paul Allen

A native of Alabama, PAUL ALLEN teaches at the College of Charleston in South Carolina, where he founded the creative writing program and directs the annual Charleston Writers’ Conference. He has earned the John Williams Andrews Narrative Poetry Prize, a Rainmaker Award, and the South Carolina Arts Commission’s Individual Artist Fellowship in Poetry (twice).

We Were Going to Win, or Die There: With the Marines at Guadalcanal, Tarawa, and Saipan: Roy H. Elrod

Fred H. Allison

Editor FRED H. ALLISON has served as the Marine Corps oral historian since 2000. A retired Marine officer, he has written numerous articles and co-produced the Marine Corps books Pathbreakers and The History of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 232. He lives in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

William Humphrey: Destroyer of Myths

Bert Almon

BERT ALMON has taught modern literature and creative writing at the University of Alberta since 1968. He has published eight collections of poetry and a Western Writers Series monograph on Gary Snyder. He held a Mellon Fellowship at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas and a Hawthornden Fellowship in Poetry. He lives in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Six Years After D-Day: Cycling Through Europe

Marie Bennett Alsmeyer

MARIE BENNETT ALSMEYER served as a pharmacist’s mate in the Navy WAVES during WWII. Her previous books are The Way of the WAVES and Old WAVES Tales. She and her husband live in Tyler, Texas.

Elmer Kelton and West Texas: A Literary Relationship
Texas Folk Medicine: 1,333 Cures, Remedies, Preventives, and Health Practices

John Q. Anderson

The late JOHN Q. ANDERSON taught folklore at Texas A&M University and at the University of Houston. A past president of the Texas Folklore Society, he published more than fifty articles on the folklore of Texas and the Southwest and on American literature and humor.

The Peppers Cookbook: 200 Recipes from the Pepper Lady's Kitchen The Pepper Trail: History & Recipes from Around the World American Wildflower Florilegium

Jean Andrews

Known internationally as the “Pepper Lady” since the publication of her book Peppers: The Domesticated Capsicums, JEAN ANDREWS was a distinguished alumna from the University of North Texas, where she received her Ph.D., and from the University of Texas at Austin where she received a B.S. and was also named to the Hall of Honor of the College of Natural Sciences. Named to Who’s Who in Food and Wine in Texas, Andrews was the author and illustrator of thirteen books, as well as numerous articles on peppers, wildflowers and shells.

Conversations on the Uses of Science and Technology

Kenneth Ashworth

KENNETH ASHWORTH, was commissioner of higher education for Texas, and has also served as Vice Chancellor for The University of Texas System.

At Belleau Wood

Robert B. Asprey

ROBERT B. ASPREY, Captain, U. S. Marine Corps (ret.), author of The Panther’s Feast, The First Battle of the Marne, Semper Fidelis, Frederick the Great: The Magnificent Enigma, War in the Shadows: The Guerrilla in History, and The German High Command at War: Hindenburg and Ludendorff Conduct World War I, and numerous magazine articles, was educated at the University of Iowa, Oxford University the University of Vienna and the University of Nice. Wounded on Iwo Jima, he also served in the Korean War as a captain.

Along the Texas Forts Trail

B.W. Aston

B.W. ASTON was chairman of the History Department and director of the Rupert N. Richardson Research Center at Hardin-Simmons University.

Katherine Anne Porter's Ship of Fools: New Interpretations and Transatlantic Contexts

Thomas Austenfeld

THOMAS AUSTENFELD was born in Germany and educated at the Universities of Münster and Virginia. He is currently Professor of American Literature at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. Austenfeld is the author of American Women Writers and the Nazis, the editor of Kay Boyle for the Twenty-First Century, and the co-editor of Writing American Women and Terrorism and Narrative Practice.

Goodbye Gluten: Happy Healthy Delicious Eating with a Texas Twist
Captain W. W. Withenbury's 1838–1842 "Red River Reminiscences" Antebellum Jefferson, Texas: Everyday Life in an East Texas Town A History of Navigation on Cypress Bayou and the Lakes

Jacques D. Bagur

JACQUES D. BAGUR is an independent researcher specializing in the history and geography of Louisiana and East Texas. He holds a degree from LSU and has spent more than thirty years in applied public policy research. The author of UNT Press’s A History of Navigation on Cypress Bayou and the Lakes, he lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Covering the Campus: The History of The Chronicle of Higher Education

Patricia Baldwin

PATRICIA BALDWIN, former Editor-in-chief of Golf for Women Magazine and business writer/columnist for The Dallas Morning News, holds B.J. and M.A. degrees from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Ph.D. in Higher Education and Journalism from the University of North Texas.

They Called Them Soldier Boys: A Texas Infantry Regiment in World War I

Gregory W. Ball

GREGORY W. BALL received his Ph.D. in United States History from the University of North Texas in 2010. He served on active duty with the USAF from 1995-2006 and remains an active member of the USAF Reserve. Ball joined the United States Air Force History and Museum Program in September 2009, serving as a civilian historian at the Air National Guard History Office in Arlington, Virginia. Currently, he resides in San Antonio, Texas, and continues to work as a historian for the United States Air Force.

The Black Beach

J.T. Barbarese

J. T. BARBARESE has been widely published in journals and magazines as varied as The Georgia Review and The New York Times. He is the author of two books of poems in the University of Georgia Press’ Contemporary Poets Series, and the translator of Euripides’s Children of Herakles for the University of Pennsylvania Press. His degrees are from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and Temple University. He teaches at Rutgers University-Camden and lives in Philadelphia.

Graham Barnett: A Dangerous Man

John T. Barnett

JOHN T. BARNETT is Graham Barnett’s grandson and lives in southern California.

Words from a Wide Land

William D. Barney

WILLIAM D. BARNEY was president of the Poetry Society of Texas and a member of the Poetry Society of America. He won two Texas Institute of Letters Awards as well as the Robert Frost Memorial Award for a narrative poem, accepting the award from Frost himself in 1962. In 1982 he was appointed Poet Laureate of Texas. He published six books of poetry.

The Roy Bedichek Family Letters

Jane Gracy Bedichek

JANE GRACY BEDICHEK, a graduate of Wellesley College and Columbia School of Social Work, currently serves on the board of Scarsdale Audubon and Weinberg Nature Center and is active in the Archaeological Institute of America.

Ornament

Anna Lena Phillips Bell

Anna Lena Phillips Bell’s poems have appeared in the Southern Review, 32 Poems, and Poetry International. The recipient of an NC Arts Council Fellowship, she teaches at UNC Wilmington and is editor of Ecotone. She lives with her family near the Cape Fear River.

Metropolitan Universities: An Emerging Model in American Higher Education
Civil War Heavy Explosive Ordnance: A Guide to Large Artillery Projectiles, Torpedoes, and Mines

Jack Bell

JACK BELL first began collecting Civil War artillery projectiles at the age of ten with Tom Dickey. Over the years, Bell has visited almost every site where major Civil War battles were fought using heavy explosive ordnance. Bell and his wife Virginia live in Menlo Park, California, and Annapolis, Maryland.

One Man's Music: The Life and Times of Texas Songwriter Vince Bell

Vince Bell

Texas singer/songwriter VINCE BELL’s songs have been performed and recorded by such diverse talents as Little Feat, Lyle Lovett, and Nanci Griffith. In addition to releasing five critically acclaimed albums of his own, a ballet has been set to his work and his story turned into a musical. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his wife Sarah Wrightson.

Instructions for Seeing a Ghost

Steve Bellin-Oka

STEVE BELLIN-OKA is the author of a chapbook, Dead Letter Office at North Atlantic Station and is the recipient of a Tulsa Artists Fellowship in poetry. He has taught at the University of Mississippi and Eastern New Mexico University. He lives in Tulsa with his husband.

Final Destinations: A Travel Guide for Remarkable Cemeteries in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana

Bob Bersano

The Dallas Morning News writers are LARRY BLEIBERG, Travel Editor, BOB BERSANO, Personal Technology Editor, TOM SIMMONS, retired Executive Editor, JEAN SIMMONS, Travel columnist, KATHRYN STRAACH, Travel writer, and BRYAN WOOLLEY, Feature writer. LEON UNRUH is News Editor of the Anchorage Daily News.

Ben Thompson: Portrait of a Gunfighter

Thomas C. Bicknell

THOMAS C. BICKNELL a native Chicagoan, has been studying the life of Ben Thompson for decades. His research and articles have appeared in various periodicals including True West and Wild West. CHUCK PARSONS is the author of Captain John R. Hughes and The Sutton-Taylor Feud and coauthor of A Lawless Breed, a biography of John Wesley Hardin. He lives in Luling, Texas.

Alexander M. Bielakowski

ALEXANDER M. BIELAKOWSKI is a former U.S. Army Reserve officer and the author of From Horses to Horsepower: The Mechanization and Demise of the U.S. Cavalry, 1916–1950; African American Troops in World War II; and U.S. Cavalryman 1891–1920. He is a professor of history at the University of Houston-Downtown.

A Month of Sundays

Kent Biffle

KENT BIFFLE is a long-time columnist for the Dallas Morning News. He has received awards from the Associated Press, United Press International, the Society of Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi, and the Southwest Journalists Forum. He is a Distinguished Alumnus of East Texas State University.

The Stuntman's Daughter

Alice Blanchard

ALICE BLANCHARD has received a PEN Syndicated Fiction Award, a New Letters Literary Award and a Centrum Artists in Residence Fellowship. Her fiction has appeared in literary journals throughout the country and has been broadcast on National Public Radio. She and her husband live in Hollywood, where they write screenplays.

Final Destinations: A Travel Guide for Remarkable Cemeteries in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana

Larry Bleiberg

The Dallas Morning News writers are LARRY BLEIBERG, Travel Editor, BOB BERSANO, Personal Technology Editor, TOM SIMMONS, retired Executive Editor, JEAN SIMMONS, Travel columnist, KATHRYN STRAACH, Travel writer, and BRYAN WOOLLEY, Feature writer. LEON UNRUH is News Editor of the Anchorage Daily News.

The Art of Whitfield Lovell: Whispering from the Wall

Diana R. Block

DIANA R. BLOCK is director of the University Art Gallery at the University of North Texas. She previously edited Charles T. Williams Retropective, with Friends.

From Hell to Breakfast The Best of Texas Folk and Folklore, 1916-1954 A Good Tale and a Bonnie Tune The Golden Log Singers and Storytellers And Horns on the Toads Madstones and Twisters Mesquite and Willow Folk Travelers: Ballads, Tales, and Talk The Sky is My Tipi Mexican Border Ballads and Other Lore Gib Morgan: Minstrel of the Oil Fields Backwoods to Border Texian Stomping Grounds Mustangs and Cow Horses In the Shadow of History Coyote Wisdom
Be a Poet!

Nancy Bogen

NANCY BOGEN is a CUNY professor emeritus and head of The Lark Ascending, a New York-based performance group. Her writing credits include three novels of ideas: Klytaimnestra Who Stayed at Home, Bobe Mayse: A Tale of Washington Square, and Bagatelle*Guinevere by Felice Rothman. She is married and lives in New York City.

The Big Thicket Guidebook: Exploring the Backroads and History of Southeast Texas

Lorraine G. Bonney

Born and educated in Canada, LORRAINE G. BONNEY married Houston attorney Orrin H. Bonney. Together they co-authored books on the Grand Tetons and Wyoming climbing. Since Orrin’s death, Lorraine has completed The Grand Controversy: History of Climbing in the Tetons to 1934, and Wyoming Mountain Ranges. She divides her time between Kelly, Wyoming, and Conroe, Texas, deep in the Big Thicket.

Angela Boswell

ANGELA BOSWELL is professor of history at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, and the author of Her Act and Deed: Women’s Lives in a Rural Southern County, 1837-1873, which won the TSHA Liz Carpenter Award.

Road to Safwan: The 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry in the 1991 Persian Gulf War

Stephen Alan Bourque

STEPHEN A. BOURQUE served with the Big Red One and earned a Bronze Star during Operation Desert Storm. Following his retirement from the army after twenty years enlisted and commissioned service, he obtained his doctorate from Georgia State University, taught at California State University, Northridge, and wrote Jayhawk!: The VII Corps in the Persian Gulf War. Currently he is associate professor of history at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. He lives in Kansas City with his wife, Debra.

Simple Versions of Disaster

Jerry Bradley

JERRY BRADLEY was born in Jacksboro, Texas, raised in Mineral Wells, and received a Ph.D. at Texas Christian University. He is head of the English Department at West Texas A&M University at Canyon. He is the author of three other books, and winner of the 1996 Boswell Poetry Prize and the 1997 Panhandle Professional Writers poetry contest.

Deep Ellum and Central Track: Where the Black and White Worlds of Dallas Converged

Jay F. Brakefield

JAY F. BRAKEFIELD is a longtime Texas journalist, currently working at the Dallas Morning News and doing freelance writing. He lives in Irving.

Analytical Index to Publications of the Texas folklore Society, Vols, 1-36
Risk, Courage, and Women: Contemporary Voices in Prose and Poetry

Janice H. Brazil

JANICE H. BRAZIL is a widely published poet with involvements in Girl Scouts, Amnesty International, and hospice in Massachusetts, Illinois, and Texas. She resides in San Antonio, Texas.

Beneath Missouri Skies: Pat Metheny in Kansas City 1964-1972 Changing the Tune: The Kansas City Women's Jazz Festival, 1978-1985

Carolyn Glenn Brewer

CAROLYN GLENN BREWER is a longtime music educator who has written for Jam Magazine and published two books on the 1957 tornado in Ruskin Heights, Missouri. She has played clarinet in bands, chamber groups, and orchestras throughout the Kansas City area. She lives in Kansas City.

Texas Rangers: Lives, Legend, and Legacy Texas Ranger N. O. Reynolds, the Intrepid

Donaly E. Brice

DONALY E. BRICE was Senior Research Assistant at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and is the author of The Great Comanche Raid and coauthor of Texas Ranger N. O. Reynolds and The Governor’s Hounds. He lives in Lockhart, Texas.

A Lawless Breed: John Wesley Hardin, Texas Reconstruction, and Violence in the Wild West

Norman Wayne Brown

NORMAN WAYNE BROWN is retired from the U.S. Air Force and was a former Texas State Parole Officer. He has written two books and articles.

A Bright Soothing Noise

Peter Brown

PETER BROWN was born in Houston, raised in Staten Island, and educated in Missoula. He’s lived in Florida, Colorado, Seattle, and Manhattan and now lives in the Boston area. He works as an IT manager for the Harvard University Economics Department. Along with his fiction, he has published translations from Spanish and French and has received support from the PEN America Center and the French Embassy for his work as a translator. The Massachusetts Cultural Council awarded him an artist’s grant in 2006 for his fiction. He also helps edit the journal Salamander.

An Artist at War: The Journal of John Gaitha Browning

John Gaitha Browning

Best known as a Southwest artist, JOHN GAITHA BROWNING studied under Harry Anthony DeYoung in San Antonio and in Taos at the Joseph H. Sharp Studio.

Shoot the Conductor: Too Close to Monteux, Szell, and Ormandy

Anshel Brusilow

After a long and distinguished career in music, ANSHEL BRUSILOW retired from conducting the Richardson Symphony and lives in Dallas.

Miniature Forests of Cape Horn: Ecotourism with a Hand Lens

William Buck

WILLIAM BUCK is senior curator at the New York Botanical Garden and author or editor of numerous publications on bryophytes.

The Expense of a View

Polly Buckingham

POLLY BUCKINGHAM teaches at Eastern Washington University. She is founding editor of StringTown Press and Associate Director of EWU’s Willow Springs Books. Author of A Year of Silence (Jeanne Leiby Memorial Chapbook Award 2014), her poetry and short stories have appeared in The Gettysburg Review, Threepenny Review, and elsewhere. She lives in Spokane.

D-Day in History and Memory: The Normandy Landings in International Remembrance and Commemoration

John Buckley

JOHN BUCKLEY is a Professor of Military History at the University of Wolverhampton.

Road to Safwan: The 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry in the 1991 Persian Gulf War

John W. Burdan III

JOHN W. BURDAN III is a retired Army Officer living with his wife Bridget in Colorado Springs, Colorado. A West Point graduate, Burdan was commissioned as an armor officer in 1977. He served with the 1st Infantry Division in the Gulf from May 1989 to June 1992, receiving the Bronze Star and Bronze Star with V device for his service during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.

Living in the Shadow of a Hell Ship: The Survival Story of U.S. Marine George Burlage, a WWII Prisoner-of-War of the Japanese

Georgianne Burlage

GEORGIANNE BURLAGE, daughter of George Burlage, is a fifth-generation Texan and teacher of secondary history and journalism for more than thirty years. She is a national officer of the American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor Memorial Society, and lives in Denton, Texas.

Saving Ben: A Father's Story of Autism

Dan E. Burns

DAN E. BURNS, Ph.D., graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1979 and taught English at Southern Methodist University, University of Texas at Arlington, and University of Phoenix, publishing in numerous scholarly journals. In 1990 his third child, Benjamin, was diagnosed with autism. Dan helped organize a Dallas chapter of FEAT, a support group for parents, and pioneered educational and medical interventions. In 2006, Dan and his former wife Susan joined forces to implement the new biomedical treatments coming out of the Defeat Autism Now! movement, including Applied Behavioral Analysis, sensory integration, megavitamin therapy, and detoxification. Dan and Ben live in Dallas, Texas.

The Deadliest Outlaws: The Ketchum Gang and the Wild Bunch, Second Edition

Jeffrey Burton

JEFFREY BURTON, an honors graduate of London University, is an independent scholar living in England. He is a vice president of the English Westerners’ Society and the author of Bureaucracy, Blood Money, and Black Jack’s Gang; Indian Territory and the United States, 1866-1906; Constable Dodge and the Pantano Train Robbers; and Western Story.

Larry McMurtry and the West: An Ambivalent Relationship

Mark Busby

MARK BUSBY is Director of the Center for the Study of the Southwest and Professor of English at Southwest Texas State University. He is the author of books on Ralph Ellison, Lanford Wilson and Preston Jones; the editor of New Growth/2; the co-editor of The Frontier Experience and the American Dream and the journal Southwestern American Literature; a contributing editor of Taking Stock: A Larry McMurtry Casebook.

Intermediate Sanctions in Corrections

Gail Caputo

GAIL CAPUTO holds a Ph.D. in criminal justice from Rutgers University. She has worked as a senior research associate at the Vera Institute of Justice in New York, and currently teaches at Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey.

Tips, Tools, and Techniques to Care for Antiques, Collectibles, and Other Treasures

Georgia Kemp Caraway

Georgia Kemp Caraway (Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration) was executive director of the Denton County Museums for fourteen years. She writes a monthly column on antiques for the Denton Record-Chronicle and has appeared on Antiques Roadshow® as a generalist expert. When she is not teaching her popular classes on antiques and collectibles, she lives in a house full of antiques in Denton, Texas.

Powder and Propellants: Energetic Materials at Indian Head, Maryland, 1890-2001, Second Edition Brandy, Our Man in Acapulco: The Life and Times of Colonel Frank M. Brandstetter

Rodney P. Carlisle

RODNEY P. CARLISLE is Vice President of History Associates Incorporated, a historical services firm in Rockville, Maryland, and professor of history at Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey. He is the author of numerous books, including Brandy, Our Man in Acapulco, published by the University of North Texas Press.

Mister Martini

Richard Carr

RICHARD CARR grew up in Blue Earth, Minnesota, and lives in Minneapolis. His careers have alternated between the computer industry and academia, and for several years he managed Fitzpatrick’s Tavern in Toledo, Ohio. His poems have been published in Painted Bride Quarterly, Poetry East, The Comstock Review, and The North Stone Review.

Against the Grain: Colonel Henry M. Lazelle and the U.S. Army

James Carson

JAMES CARSON, who is Henry Lazelle’s great-grandson, has more than thirty years of experience as a military intelligence analyst, manager, and educator. He received his MA in International Studies from George Washington University and is a graduate of the Army Command and Staff College. He lives in Vienna, Virginia.

The Complete Book of Square Dancing (and Round Dancing) International Folk Dancing U.S.A.

Betty Casey

BETTY CASEY, formerly a ballroom dancing instructor, saw her first square dancing at the Cowboys’ Christmas Ball in Anson, Texas. She got the bug while researching the dance so her Girl Scout troop could earn a folk dance badge.

Last Words of the Holy Ghost

Matt Cashion

MATT CASHION was born in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, and grew up in Brunswick and St. Simons Island, Georgia. He earned an MFA at the University of Oregon and now teaches at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse. He is the author of two novels, How the Sun Shines on Noise and Our 13^th^ Divorce. He lives in La Crosse, Wisconsin. www.mattcashion.com

ActivAmerica

Meagan Cass

MEAGAN CASS is the author of the chapbook Range of Motion. Her stories have appeared in DIAGRAM, Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Pinch, Puerto del Sol, and PANK, among other places. She received her Ph.D. in English from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and her MFA in fiction from Sarah Lawrence College. An assistant professor of English at the University of Illinois Springfield, she co-curates the Shelterbelt Reading Series and serves as an assistant editor for Sundress Publications. She lives in St. Louis.

Three Decades of Engendering History: Selected Works of Antonia I. Castañeda

Antonia I. Castañeda

LINDA HEIDENREICH is associate professor of Critical Culture, Gender, and Race Studies at Washington State University, Pullman, and the author of “This Land Was Mexican Once”: Histories of Resistance from Northern California.

Star Trek Visions of Law and Justice

Robert H. Chairs

ROBERT H. CHAIRS is an assistant professor of criminal justice at the University of Nevada-Reno. He is the author and coauthor of numerous articles on minority and civil rights issues in criminal justice.

India's Abortion Experience, 1972-1992

Sripati Chandrasekhar

SRIPATI CHANDRASEKHAR, an internationally renowned demographer and family planning specialist, designed India’s population policy and was in charge of organizing the world’s largest official family planning program during the time he was Minister of Health and Family Planning for Madam Indira Gandhi’s administration. Dr. Chandrasekhar received his training from the Madras Presidency College, the University of Madras, Columbia and New York Universities, and the London School of Economics. Formerly Vice-Chancellor and President of Annamalai University in India, he recently served as Visiting Distinguished Professor of Demography.

The Earps Invade Southern California: Bootlegging Los Angeles, Santa Monica, and the Old Soldiers' Home

Don Chaput

DON CHAPUT is the author of Virgil Earp: Western Peace Officer; The Earp Papers: In a Brother’s Image; and co-author of Cochise County Stalwarts: A Who’s Who of the Territorial Years. He lives in Pasadena, California.

Star Trek Visions of Law and Justice

Bradley Chilton

BRADLEY CHILTON is an associate professor of criminal justice at the University of North Texas. He is the author of Prisons under the Gavel: The Federal Court Takeover of Georgia Prisons.

This Corner of Canaan: Essays on Texas in Honor of Randolph B. Campbell

Donald E. Chipman

DONALD E. CHIPMAN is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of North Texas and author of Spanish Texas, 1519–1821.

Birthing a Better Way: 12 Secrets for Natural Childbirth

Margaret Christensen, M.D.

MARGARET CHRISTENSEN, M.D., a board certified obstetrician-gynecologist, currently runs the Christensen Center for Whole Life Health, a holistic outpatient functional medicine practice. In her first practice, Renaissance Women’s Health Associates, for ten years she created a collaborative, hospital based Ob-Gyn model with Certified Nurse Midwives, as well as served as medical back-up for a CNM-owned, out-of-hospital birth center. She is the mother of four children, all born drug-free.

Lost in the Victory: Reflections of American War Orphans of World War II

Calvin L. Christman

CALVIN L. CHRISTMAN, professor of history at Cedar Valley College, edited America at War and has authored numerous articles and essays on military history.

Stray Home

Amy M. Clark

AMY M. CLARK grew up in San Luis Obispo, California. She is a graduate of Carleton College, and holds degrees from the University of Nevada, Reno, and Spalding University’s MFA Program. She works as an editor and divides her time between Concord, Massachusetts, and San Diego, California. Her poems have been published in The Cincinnati Review, Cream City Review, and 32 Poems.

Benjamin Capps and the South Plains: A Literary Relationship

Lawrence Clayton

LAWRENCE CLAYTON was a professor of English and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Hardin-Simmons University. He published broadly on the life and literature of the American West.

Whatever Happened to Jacy Farrow?

Ceil Cleveland

A fifth-generation Texan, daughter of pioneer ranchers and teachers, CEIL CLEVELAND has taught at several universities, and currently serves as Vice President for University Affairs of the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She lives on the North Shore of Long Island with her husband.

John B. Denton: The Bigger-Than-Life Story of the Fighting Parson and Texas Ranger

Mike Cochran

MIKE COCHRAN, a former Denton city councilmember, served as chair of Denton’s Historic Landmark Commission and president of the Historical Society of Denton County, and continues to maintain the website dentonhistory.net. Cochran has written a catalog of O’Neil Ford’s Denton works. He resides in Denton, Texas.

Graham Barnett: A Dangerous Man

James L. Coffey

JAMES L. COFFEY is a former education consultant who worked with school districts in West Texas and lives in San Angelo, Texas.

Accidental Activists: Mark Phariss, Vic Holmes, and Their Fight for Marriage Equality in Texas

David Collins

DAVID COLLINS taught English for forty years at Westminster College in Missouri. He has had unrestricted access to all materials related to the story of Mark Phariss and Vic Holmes, including legal communications and documents, and conducted extensive interviews with Mark and Vic and others involved in the case. He lives in Pineville, North Carolina.

The 56th Evac Hospital: Letters of WWII Army Doctor

Lawrence D. Collins

LAWRENCE D. COLLINS, M.D., served in the Baylor Medical Unit from 1942-1945, after which he went into practice with his brother in Waco. In 1982 he retired from medical practice and lived in Waco with his wife Margaret.

More Than a Uniform: A Navy Woman in a Navy Man's World

Winifred Quick Collins

WINIFRED QUICK COLLINS was in the first group of women trained for Navy service as commissioned officers. As Chief of Naval Personnel for women, she retired in 1962 at the rank of captain, the highest rank a woman could then hold. She currently lives in Washington, D.C.

Birthing a Better Way: 12 Secrets for Natural Childbirth

Kalena Cook

At age 39, KALENA COOK gave birth naturally to a healthy 8 lb., 4 oz. boy with the help of a midwife. The positive and life-changing event inspired her to write about the latest evidence-based research and seek compelling stories from more than fifty interviews with women, doctors, midwives, hospitals, and birth centers. She encourages healthy women to become informed and guides them as a sought-after “Birth Mentor.” Kalena owned an award-winning communications company for fifteen years and has a MFA in Advertising Design.

Dirty Eddie’s War: Based on the World War II Diary of Harry “Dirty Eddie” March, Jr., Pacific Fighter Ace

Lee Cook

LEE COOK is the author of The Skull and Crossbones Squadron: VF-17 in World War II; Fighting 17: A Photographic History of VF-17 in World War II; and The Aces of Fighting 17: VF-17’s Top Guns in World War II. He lives in Norfolk, England, with his wife Michele.

All Over the Map: True Heroes of Texas Music

Michael Corcoran

After 20 years as a newspaper writer (Dallas Morning News, Austin American Statesman) MICHAEL CORCORAN retired in 2011 to concentrate on Texas music history research and writing. His book/CD on gospel pioneer Arizona Dranes, He Is My Story, was nominated for a Grammy as best historical album. In 2016, his prime research for “Washington Phillips and His Manzarene Dreams” (Dust-to-Digital) was lauded by CNN, the New Yorker, and the New York Review of Books, among others.

The Other Toscanini: The Life and Works of Héctor Panizza

Daniel Varacalli Costas

DANIEL VARACALLI COSTAS has worked as a journalist and music critic. At Teatro Colón he was the Head of Publications and is currently Lecturer on Music History. The author of four books, he is a frequent collaborator in magazines and programs. Both authors live in Buenos Aires.

Every Lash

Leigh Ann Couch

LEIGH ANN COUCH’s Houses Fly Away was published by Zone 3 Press in 2007. Her poems have been published in magazines including PANK, Pleiades, Gulf Coast, Subtropic, Smartish Pace, and Cincinnati Review, and featured in Verse Daily and the collection The Echoing Green (Penguin). She lives in Sewanee, Tennessee, with writer Kevin Wilson and their sons.

Saving the Big Thicket: From Exploration to Preservation, 1685-2003

James J. Cozine, Jr.

JAMES J. COZINE, Jr., received his doctorate from Texas A&M University in 1976. He is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and, since 1983, the director of Educational Talent Search at the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

UFOs: An Insider's View of the Official Quest for Evidence

Roy Craig

ROY CRAIG attended Fort Lewis College, Colorado State University, University of Colorado, and California Institute of Technology before receiving a PhD in physical chemistry from Iowa State University. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. After retiring from the professions of manufacturing nuclear weapons, teaching physical science at the university level, and technical and environmental consulting, he raised llamas on the historic LaBoca Ranch in his home state.

Fruit of the Orchard: Environmental Justice in East Texas

Tammy Cromer-Campbell

TAMMY CROMER-CAMPBELL is a photographer based in Longview, Texas, whose photographs have been featured in Foto Mundo, CameraArts, and on CNN.

Texan Identities: Moving beyond Myth, Memory, and Fallacy in Texas History

Light Townsend Cummins

LIGHT TOWNSEND CUMMINS is the Guy M. Bryan, Jr. Professor of History at Austin College and the author of Emily Austin of Texas, Spanish Observers and the American Revolution, and co-editor of Discovering Texas History.

Through Animals' Eyes, Again: Stories of Wildlife Rescue Through Animals' Eyes: True Stories from a Wildlife Sanctuary

Lynn Marie Cuny

LYNN MARIE CUNY is the author of Through Animals’ Eyes: True Stories from a Wildlife Sanctuary from UNT Press. She is a native of San Antonio.

Economics: From the Dismal Science to the Moral Science

Susan L. McHargue

SUSAN L. McHARGUE DADRES is Senior Lecturer in Economics at University of North Texas. MONA S. HERSH-COCHRAN is Emerita Professor at Texas Woman’s University. DAVID J. MOLINA is Associate Professor of Economics at University of North Texas.

Singing Mother Home: A Psychologist's Journey through Anticipatory Grief

Donna S. Davenport

DONNA S. DAVENPORT is associate professor of counseling psychology at Texas A&M University and has a private practice. She is the author of a widely used textbook, An Introduction to Psychotherapy: Common Clinical Wisdom. She lives in Bryan, Texas.

Journal of Schenkerian Studies 8 Journal of Schenkerian Studies 7 Journal of Schenkerian Studies 6 Journal of Schenkerian Studies 5 Journal of Schenkerian Studies 4
In Hostile Skies: An American B-24 Pilot in World War II

James M. Davis

JAMES M. DAVIS is a retired businessman who lives in Midland, Texas, with his wife of over six decades, Jean. He served on active duty in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II and then in the Air Force reserves until 1961.

Black Cats, Hoot Owls, and Water Witches: Beliefs, Superstitions, and Sayings from Texas

Kenneth W. Davis

KENNETH DAVIS is professor of English at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.

American Voudou: Journey into a Hidden World

Rod Davis

ROD DAVIS is an award-winning journalist and magazine editor who has taught writing at the University of Texas at Austin and Southern Methodist University in Dallas. A fifth-generation Texan, he has lived most of his life in Texas and the South, currently residing in Birmingham, Alabama.

Texas Poets in Concert: A Quartet
From Hell to Breakfast Backwoods to Border
The Other Toscanini: The Life and Works of Héctor Panizza

Sebastiano De Filippi

SEBASTIANO DE FILIPPI is currently Music Director of the National Congress Chamber Orchestra in Buenos Aires. He is the author of four books.

The Earps Invade Southern California: Bootlegging Los Angeles, Santa Monica, and the Old Soldiers' Home

David D. de Haas

DAVID D. DE HAAS, MD currently practices emergency medicine in Orange County, California. He has published many medical and Wild West-related articles. He resides in San Juan Capistrano, California.

Life of the Marlows: A True Story of Frontier Life of Early Days

Robert K. Dearment

ROBERT K. DeARMENT is a longtime member of the Western Writers of America and the Wild West History Association (formerly NOLA and WOLA). He is the author of numerous books, including Bat Masterson, George Scarborough, and Alias Frank Canton. He lives in Sylvania, Ohio.

Computer Music in C
They Called Him Buckskin Frank: The Life and Adventures of Nashville Franklyn Leslie The Notorious Luke Short: Sporting Man of the Wild West

Jack DeMattos

JACK DeMATTOS is the author of seven books on western gunfighters, including The Notorious Luke Short co-authored with Chuck Parsons. He lives in North Attleboro, Massachusetts.

The Light Crust Doughboys Are on the Air: Celebrating Seventy Years of Texas Music The Jack Ruby Trial Revisited: The Diary of Jury Foreman Max Causey

John Mark Dempsey

JOHN MARK DEMPSEY is assistant professor of journalism at the University of North Texas. The Greenville, Texas, native has a background in the newspaper, public relations and radio broadcasting fields, and continues to work in radio as a news announcer for the Texas State Network. He lives with his family in Denton, Texas.

Straight Texas Texian Stomping Grounds Mustangs and Cow Horses In the Shadow of History Coyote Wisdom Puro Mexicano: Lore and Legends from South of the Border Spur-of-the-Cock Tone the Bell Easy Southwestern Lore Man, Bird and Beast Follow de Drinkin' Gou'd Texas and Southwestern Lore Rainbow in the Morning Happy Hunting Ground Legends of Texas Coffee in the Gourd
D-Day in History and Memory: The Normandy Landings in International Remembrance and Commemoration

Michael Dolski

MICHAEL DOLSKI is a historian with the U.S. Joint Prisoner of War—Missing in Action Accounting Command’s Central Identification Laboratory.

Graham Barnett: A Dangerous Man

Russell M. Drake

RUSSELL M. DRAKE is a newspaper man who worked in Texas and California and lives in Veribest, Texas.

American Women Report World War I: An Anthology of Their Journalism The AEF in Print: An Anthology of American Journalism in World War I

Chris Dubbs

CHRIS DUBBS is the author of An Unladylike Profession: American Women War Correspondents in World War I and American Journalists in the Great War, as well as co-editor of The AEF in Print: An Anthology of American Journalism in World War I (UNT Press). He lives in Edinboro, Pennsylvania.

Firearms of the Texas Rangers: From the Frontier Era to the Modern Age

Doug Dukes

DOUG DUKES, a native Texan, retired after a lengthy law enforcement career with the Austin Police Department. He has written articles for Wild West History Association Journal, Wild West, and True West magazines, and also the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum’s online chronicle, The Texas Ranger Dispatch. He lives near Liberty Hill, Texas.

A Texas Baptist Power Struggle: The Hayden Controversy A Texas Baptist History Sourcebook: A Companion to McBeth's Texas Baptists

Joseph E. Early, Jr.

HARRY LEON MCBETH, who wrote the foreword, is Distinguished Professor of Baptist History at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

The Stories of I. C. Eason, King of the Dog People
War in the Villages: The U.S. Marine Corps Combined Action Platoons in the Vietnam War

Ted N. Easterling

TED EASTERLING served as a U.S. Marine in the Vietnam War. He received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Akron, where he taught history. He lives in Munroe Falls, Ohio, with his wife Mary.

Monday's Meal The Death of Tarpons

Leslie H. Edgerton

LESLIE H. EDGERTON, author of The Death of Tarpons, lives in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. In 1993, he was declared “one of Indiana’s Best Writers” by Arts Indiana.

The Bridges of Vietnam: From the Journals of a U.S. Marine Intelligence Officer

Fred L. Edwards, Jr.

FRED EDWARDS, who was a captain and a major when he wrote the journal, culminated a thirty-year Marine Corps career as a lieutenant colonel. After the events narrated in this book, he returned to Vietnam in 1973 before retiring from the Marines in 1979.

D-Day in History and Memory: The Normandy Landings in International Remembrance and Commemoration

Sam Edwards

SAM EDWARDS is a Lecturer in American History at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Aunt Puss and Others: Old Days in the Piney Woods

Emma Wilson Emery

EMMA WILSON EMERY writes with sensitivity and humor of a childhood spent in the Big Thicket piney woods with many interesting relatives. She later lived in Nacogdoches and worked there at her first job as typesetter for the Daily Plaindealer. She graduated from nursing school in 1911 at Shreveport and later became poet laureate of Louisiana.

Through Time and the Valley Prairie Gothic: The Story of a West Texas Family The Modern Cowboy, Second Edition Friends: Cowboys, Cattle, Horses, Dogs, Cats, and 'Coons Some Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys: A Collection of Articles and Essays Panhandle Cowboy LZ Cowboy: A Cowboy's Journal 1979-1981 Cowboy Fiddler in Bob Wills' Band Catch Rope: The Long Arm of the Cowboy

John R. Erickson

JOHN R. ERICKSON, a fifth-generation Texan, was born and raised in the Texas Panhandle. In 1982 Erickson launched the Hank the Cowdog series, with sales well over seven million copies and counting. He is the author of Prairie Gothic, The Modern Cowboy, Catch Rope, LZ Cowboy, Panhandle Cowboy, Some Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys, and Friends, all published by the University of North Texas Press.

Roadside Crosses in Contemporary Memorial Culture

Holly Everett

HOLLY EVERETT lived in Texas for twenty-eight years before moving to Newfoundland, Canada, where she is assistant professor at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Her work on roadside crosses, commitment rings, and classical music radio has been published in scholarly journals and conference proceedings.

MOVING & ST RAGE

Kathy Fagan

KATHY FAGAN, author of the National Poetry Series selection The Raft, currently teaches in the MFA Program at Ohio State University, where she also co-edits The Journal. Her work has appeared in The Southwest Review, The Denver Quarterly, The New Virginia Review, Nebraska Review, The Antioch Review, The New Republic and The Kenyon Review among many others. She has received the Pushcart Prize for Poetry, Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship in Poetry, and Editors’ Prize for Poetry in The Missouri Review.

Flying with the Fifteenth Air Force: A B-24 Pilot's Missions from Italy during World War II

Tom Faulkner

TOM FAULKNER piloted a B-24 bomber in World War II as part of the 15th Air Force and received the Distinguished Flying Cross. He lives in Dallas, Texas. DAVID L. SNEAD is a professor of history at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, and the editor of In Hostile Skies: An American B-24 Pilot in World War II (UNT Press).

Death of a Ventriloquist

Gibson Fay-LeBlanc

GIBSON FAY-LeBLANC’s poems have appeared in magazines including Guernica, The New Republic, and Poetry Northwest. In 2011 he was named one of Maine’s “emerging leaders” by the Portland Press Herald and MaineToday Media for his work directing The Telling Room, where he still occasionally teaches writing. He lives with his family in Portland, Maine.

Behind Every Choice Is a Story

Gloria Feldt

GLORIA FELDT, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America since 1996, has served the organization for almost thirty years. She is the recipient of numerous honors, including America’s Top 200 Women Leaders, Legends, and Trailblazers, awarded by Vanity Fair in

Losing and Finding

Karen Fiser

KAREN FISER earned a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Virginia, an M.F.A. from Mills College, and a Stegner Fellowship at Stanford. After a first career as a philosophy professor, she began writing poems during the onset of a struggle with illness and disability. Her poems have appeared in seven anthologies and many journals. She lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Slouching toward Zion and More Lies Growing Up a Sullen Baptist and Other Lies When I Was Just Your Age

Robert Flynn

ROBERT FLYNN, a native of Chillicothe, Texas, is the author of eight novels, among them North To Yesterday (winner of awards from the Texas Institute of Letters and the National Cowboy Hall of Fame, and named one of the Best Books of the Year by the New York Times) and Wanderer Springs (winner of a Spur Award from Western Writers of America). He is also the author of Growing Up a Sullen Baptist and Other Lies from the University of North Texas Press. He lives in San Antonio with his wife, Jean.

One Long Tune: The Life and Music of Lenny Breau

Ron Forbes-Roberts

RON FORBES-ROBERTS is an award-winning journalist and a contributing editor to Acoustic Guitar Magazine. He is a career musician with a degree in classical guitar and lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Written in Blood: The History of Fort Worth's Fallen Lawmen, Volume 2, 1910-1928

Kevin S. Foster

KEVIN S. FOSTER was a Fort Worth police officer for 29 years and a sergeant for more than 22 years. After retiring from the Fort Worth Police Department, he has become a police officer for Texas Christian University. He coauthored with Richard Selcer Written in Blood Volume 1. A founding member of the Fort Worth Police Historical Association, he is also the research director and chairman of the Fort Worth Police and Firefighters Memorial committee. He lives in Weatherford, Texas.

Crossing the Pond: The Native American Effort in World War II

Jere Bishop Franco

JERÉ BISHOP FRANCO lived several years in Phoenix, Arizona. As an undergraduate and a counselor with the University of Texas at El Paso Upward Bound Program, she traveled to New Mexico and visited pueblo villages, reviving her interest in native cultures. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona and has taught as a part-time lecturer at the El Paso Community College and raised four children. She lives with her husband and youngest son in El Paso, Texas.

Voices in the Storm: Confederate Rhetoric, 1861-1865

Karen E. Fritz

KAREN FRITZ teaches history at Victoria College. Her degrees are from Skidmore College, the University of Virginia and Louisiana State University.

FOO: A Japanese-American Prisoner of the Rising Sun: The Secret Prison Diary of Frank "FOO" Fujita

Frank Fujita

The late FRANK FUJITA was called back to active duty as a reservist during the Korean War. He then resumed civilian life and eventually carved out a career as an illustrator for the Air Force. He appeared on television on C-Span, was filmed at the Admiral Nimitz Museum, and was one of two prisoners of war interviewed by Ted Koppel on Nightline as part of the debate concerning the dropping of the atomic bomb. He was also interviewed as a former POW on the History Channel.

From the Halls of the Montezumas: Mexican War Dispatches from James L. Freaner, Writing under the Pen Name "Mustang" Ordered West: The Civil War Exploits of Charles A. Curtis

Alan D. Gaff

ALAN D. GAFF is an independent scholar and President of Historical Investigations. His previous books include Bayonets in the Wilderness, Blood in the Argonne, and On Many a Bloody Field.

From the Halls of the Montezumas: Mexican War Dispatches from James L. Freaner, Writing under the Pen Name "Mustang" Ordered West: The Civil War Exploits of Charles A. Curtis

Donald H. Gaff

DONALD H. GAFF is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Northern Iowa, and co-editor with Alan D. Gaff of A Corporal’s Story: Civil War Recollections of the Twelfth Massachusetts.

Dennis Brain: A Life in Music

Stephen Gamble

STEPHEN GAMBLE and WILLIAM LYNCH are both independent researchers who have been fascinated with Dennis Brain for decades. Lynch, an amateur horn player himself, is a semi-retired aerospace corporation executive with four U.S. patents to his name. Stephen Gamble is a British artist who started playing the horn in 2003.

Traqueros: Mexican Railroad Workers in the United States, 1870-1930

Jeffrey Marcos Garcílazo

JEFFREY MARCOS GARCÍLAZO received his doctorate from the University of California at Santa Barbara and was assistant professor at the University of California, Irvine.

Fresh Ink: Behind the Scenes of a Major Metropolitan Newspaper

David Gelsanliter

DAVID GELSANLITER served as a diplomat in South America, West Africa and Washington, D.C. After eleven years with Knight-Ridder newspapers in Charlotte, Miami, and Philadelphia, he became general manager of the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News. Now a writer living in New Mexico, his previous book was Jump Start: Japan Comes to the Heartland.

The Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 2 The Best American Newspaper Narratives of 2012

George Getschow

GEORGE GETSCHOW teaches in the University of North Texas’s Mayborn School of Journalism and is the writer-in-residence for the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference. He was a reporter at the Wall Street Journal bureau in Chicago and also chief of the Dallas and Houston bureaus. Getschow was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

Independent, Original and Progressive: Celebrating 125 Years of UNT

Morgan Gieringer

MORGAN GIERINGER is head of Special Collections at the UNT Libraries.

Minding the Helm: An Unlikely Career in the U.S. Coast Guard

Kevin P. Gilheany

KEVIN P. GILHEANY is a retired U.S. Coast Guard chief warrant officer, professional speaker, consultant, and founder of the U.S. Coast Guard Pipe Band. He is a recipient of the U.S. Coast Guard Public Service Commendation.

Life and Death in the Central Highlands: An American Sergeant in the Vietnam War, 1968-1970

James T. Gillam

JAMES T. GILLAM is professor of history at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. He holds a doctorate in Chinese history from The Ohio State University and has served as editor of the Southeastern Review of Asian Studies. Gillam has published numerous essays for scholarly journals and has contributed expert commentary on two documentaries produced by The History Channel called “Passages,” concerning tunnel warfare in Vietnam, and another on the tomb of the first Emperor of China.

Black Cats, Hoot Owls, and Water Witches: Beliefs, Superstitions, and Sayings from Texas

Everett Gillis

The late EVERETT GILLIS was professor emeritus and former chairman of the English Department at Texas Tech.

Andersonvilles of the North: The Myths and Realities of Northern Treatment of Civil War Confederate Prisoners

James M. Gillispie

JAMES M. GILLISPIE earned a Ph.D. in American History from the University of Mississippi. He has published articles and numerous reviews on Civil War prison scholarship and has spoken at the Museum of the Confederacy on the era’s military prisons. Gillispie is Dean of Humanities & Social Sciences and Professor of History at Lord Fairfax Community College. He lives in Stephen’s City, Virginia.

Free Blacks in Antebellum Texas Tracking the Texas Rangers: The Twentieth Century Tracking the Texas Rangers: The Nineteenth Century

Bruce A. Glasrud

BRUCE A. GLASRUD is Professor Emeritus of History, California State University, East Bay; Retired Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, Sul Ross State University; and a Fellow of the Texas State Historical Association and of the East Texas Historical Association. Glasrud has published nineteen books including Buffalo Soldiers in the West and Brothers to the Buffalo Soldiers.

Miniature Forests of Cape Horn: Ecotourism with a Hand Lens

Bernard Goffinet, Ricardo Rozzi, Lily Lewis, William Buck, and Francisca Massardo

BERNARD GOFFINET is professor of biology at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, and editor-in-chief of the journal The Bryologist.

Raza Rising: Chicanos in North Texas

Richard J. Gonzales

RICHARD J. GONZALES wrote for six years about Chicanos as a Fort Worth Star-Telegram weekly guest columnist. He has published short stories in The Americas Review, a Hispanic literary journal of the University of Houston, and has worked in, observed, and researched the Chicano community from the 1970s to the present.

Chicano Education in the Era of Segregation

Gilbert G. Gonzalez

GILBERT G. GONZALEZ is professor emeritus in the Chicano Latino Studies Department at the University of California, Irvine. He is the author of numerous publications, including Guest Workers or Colonized Labor?, Mexican Consuls and Labor Organizing, Labor and Community, and Culture of Empire. Gonzalez co-directed and produced the award-winning documentary The Harvest of Loneliness.

Inheritance of Light: Contemporary Poetry

Ray Gonzalez

RAY GONZALEZ is poetry editor of Bloomsbury Review and a member of Texas Institute of Letters. He has written two books of poetry, a book of essays, and has edited ten anthologies of contemporary literature.

CAP Mot: The Story of a Marine Special Forces Unit in Vietnam, 1968-1969

Barry L. Goodson

BARRY GOODSON served in the Marine Corps in Vietnam from 1968-1969 near ChuLai, Vietnam. His primary service was as an Assistant Squad Leader in his CAP unit. Other duties included machine gunner and squad leader of Alpha guns/Alpha Company. He received a Naval Achievement Medal with Valor and a Purple Heart.

Country Cop: True Tales from a Texas Deputy Sheriff

Barry Goodson

BARRY GOODSON is the author of CAP Môt, the story of his Marine service in Vietnam (UNT Press) and professor of criminal justice and homeland security with Columbia Southern University.

Out of Dallas: 14 Stories
Juneteenth Texas: Essays in African-American Folklore Deep Ellum and Central Track: Where the Black and White Worlds of Dallas Converged

Alan B. Govenar

ALAN GOVENAR is president of Documentary Arts, a nonprofit organization dedicated to broadening public knowledge of multicultural, multimedia arts. He has a B.A. in American Folklore from Ohio State University, an M.A. in Folklore and Anthropology from the University of Texas as Austin, and a Ph.D. in Arts and Humanities from the University of Texas at Dallas. He is the author of ten books and lives in Dallas.

Journal of Schenkerian Studies 12 Journal of Schenkerian Studies 9
Hecho en Tejas: Texas-Mexican Folk Arts and Crafts El Rancho in South Texas: Continuity and Change from 1750

Joe S. Graham

JOE S. GRAHAM was a professor of Anthropology and Folklore at Texas A&M University, Kingsville and worked under Don Americo Paredes in Mexican-American folklore at the University of Texas. He was born and grew up on ranches in the Big Bend country of West Texas.

Rounded Up in Glory: Frank Reaugh, Texas Renaissance Man

Michael Grauer

MICHAEL GRAUER is the Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs/Curator of Art of the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon, Texas, which holds the largest public collection of Reaugh’s works. His articles on Reaugh have appeared in the American Art Review, The Pastel Journal, and the recently released Windows on the West: The Art of Frank Reaugh, companion to the Harry Ransom Center’s current exhibit. He lives in Canyon, Texas.

The Santa Claus Bank Robbery A Personal Country They Are Ruining Ibiza The 50+ Best Books on Texas Christmas Memories 900 Miles on the Butterfield Trail

A. C. Greene

A. C. GREENE was born in 1923 in Abilene, Texas and after service in WWII he graduated from Abilene Christian College. He served on the staff of the Abilene Reporter-News, ran his own bookstore and headed the journalism department at Hardin-Simmons University. He joined the Dallas Times-Herald, serving as book editor and editorial page editor before being awarded a Dobie-Paisano fellowship during which he wrote A Personal Country. He wrote a column for The Dallas Morning News and wrote more than 22 books. He published numerous articles in The Atlantic, Texas Monthly, Southwest Review, Southwestern Historical Quarterly, New York Times Book Review, and wrote and narrated many television shows for PBS. He was a Fellow in the Texas State Historical Association and the Texas Institute of Letters.

Heart-Diamond

Kathy Greenwood

KATHY GREENWOOD, in addition to having grown up on the Heart-Diamond, is a former World Champion American Junior Rodeo Association All-Around Cowgirl, and holds a Ph.D. in English.

Rattler One-Seven: A Vietnam Helicopter Pilot's War Story

Chuck Gross

CHUCK GROSS was an Army helicopter pilot in the Vietnam War from May 1970 through May 1971. He logged more than 1,200 hours of combat flying and achieved Senior Aircraft Commander status. After the war he became a commercial pilot and recently retired from American Airlines as a 767/757 Captain. Gross is also an instructor in the martial arts and has published a self-defense video course. He lives in Gallatin, Tennessee.

Booker's Point

Megan Grumbling

Raised in Maine, MEGAN GRUMBLING lives in Portland. Her honors include the Ruth Lilly Fellowship, the Robert Frost Foundation Award, and the Hawthornden Fellowship. She teaches at Southern Maine Community College and the University of New England.

Essays on Artistic Piano Playing Silvio Scionti: Remembering a Master Pianist and Teacher

Jack Guerry

JACK GUERRY holds the rank of Alumni Professor of Music (Piano), one of the distinguished professorships at Louisiana State University. His B.M. and M.M. degrees in piano are from the University of North Texas where he was a scholarship student of Silvio Scionti as well as his assistant. He was granted the Ph.D. in music from Michigan State University.

The Big Thicket Guidebook: Exploring the Backroads and History of Southeast Texas The Big Thicket: An Ecological Reevaluation

Pete A. Y. Gunter

PETE A. Y. GUNTER, Regents Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Texas, is a past president of the Big Thicket Association and has spent much of his time in conservationist activities concerning the Big Thicket. He is the author of numerous articles and books, both fiction and nonfiction.

Texas Poets in Concert: A Quartet
Conversations on the Uses of Science and Technology

Norman Hackerman and Kenneth Ashworth

NORMANT HACKERMAN is President Emeritus and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Chemistry at Rice University, and Professor Emeritus of Chemistry at the University of Texas at Austin.

Delirium

Barbara Hamby

BARBARA HAMBY was born in New Orleans and was raised in Hawai’i. She is a poet, fiction writer, editor, and critic. Her poems have appeared in The Iowa Review, The Paris Review, Western Humanities Review, and Negative Capability. She lives in Tallahassee, Florida.

William & Rosalie: A Holocaust Testimony

Craig Hanley

CRAIG HANLEY is a graduate of Harvard University. His writing appears in D Magazine.

Inside John Haynie's Studio

Anne Hardin

ANNE HARDIN is the former editor of the International Trumpet Guild Journal. Both Haynie and Hardin are recipients of the ITG Award of Merit.

A Deeper Blue: The Life and Music of Townes Van Zandt

Robert Earl Hardy

ROBERT EARL HARDY has been a professional writer and editor with an interest in contemporary music for twenty-five years. Also a musician, he has played guitar in rock’n’roll, rhythm and blues, and honky-tonk bands in the Washington, D.C., area since the 1970s. He is currently researching the cultural history of 1960s and ’70s garage bands. He lives in Laurel, Maryland.

A Guide to Sources of Texas Criminal Justice Statistics

R. Scott Harnsberger

R. SCOTT HARNSBERGER was formerly an associate professor and government documents librarian (now retired) at the Newton Gresham Library, Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas.

Eleven Days in Hell: The 1974 Carrasco Prison Siege at Huntsville, Texas

William T. Harper

WILLIAM T. HARPER spent fourteen years with the Philadelphia Inquirer as reporter, writer, and editor. He has written numerous articles for American Heritage and Focus. For this story he utilized eighty-eight real-time audio tapes of negotiations and interviewed many of the surviving participants. He lives in Bryan, Texas.

The Performing Set: The Broadway Designs of William and Jean Eckart

Andrew B. Harris

ANDREW B. HARRIS, professor in the Department of Dance and Theatre at the University of North Texas, is the author of the award-winning Broadway Theatre and a stage director, playwright, and producer. He has chaired theatre departments at Columbia University, Texas Christian University, and Southern Methodist University, where he met William and Jean Eckart. He lives in McKinney, Texas.

Features and Fillers: Texas Journalists on Texas Folklore

Jim Harris

Born in Dallas, JIM HARRIS has taught in colleges in Texas, Louisiana and New Mexico. He has published poetry, fiction and essays and has been a newspaper columnist for five years. Named a New Mexico Eminent Scholar, he teaches at New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs, New Mexico.

A Day for Dancing: The Life and Music of Lloyd Pfautsch

Kenneth W. Hart

KENNETH W. HART holds graduate degrees from Union Theological Seminary and The University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music. He has conducted award-winning choirs and university choirs around the globe. For 18 years he was Director of Sacred Music at Southern Methodist University, where he became a lifelong friend of Lloyd Pfautsch.

The Self as Constellation

Jeanine Hathaway

JEANINE HATHAWAY entered the Dominican order in 1963. After nine years she left the convent, received an MFA from Bowling Green State University, married, and had a daughter. She has been teaching literature and writing at Wichita State University in Kansas since 1974. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies.

Inside John Haynie's Studio

John James Haynie

JOHN JAMES HAYNIE was hired in 1950 by then-North Texas State College to teach trumpet, and he retired from the University of North Texas in 1990. During his career at North Texas, he taught some of its most successful musician graduates, including Marvin Stamm and Keith Johnson.

The Dallas Public Library: Celebrating a Century of Service, 1901-2001 Stanley Marcus from A to Z: Viewpoints Volume II

Michael V. Hazel

MICHAEL V. HAZEL is a native Dallasite and fifth-generation Texan. He has been an adjunct professor in history at both Southern Methodist University and the University of North Texas. Hazel has served as interim director of both the Dallas Historical Society and the Dallas County Heritage Society. Since 1989 he has edited a semiannual regional history journal, Legacies, focusing on Dallas and North Central Texas. He is the author of Dallas: A History of Big D and Dallas: A Dynamic Century, as well as editor of Dallas Reconsidered and Stanley Marcus from A to Z, the latter published by the University of North Texas Press.

From Wright Field, Ohio, to Hokkaido, Japan General Curtis E. LeMay's Letters to His Wife Helen, 1941–1945

Benjamin Paul Hegi

BEN HEGI earned a B.A. (History/English) from Texas A&M University and M.A. (History) from the University of North Texas.

Three Decades of Engendering History: Selected Works of Antonia I. Castañeda

Linda Heidenreich

LINDA HEIDENREICH is associate professor of Critical Culture, Gender, and Race Studies at Washington State University, Pullman, and the author of “This Land Was Mexican Once”: Histories of Resistance from Northern California.

Tracing Darwin's Path in Cape Horn

Kurt Heidinger

KURT HEIDINGER is director of the Biocitizen School of Field Environmental Philosophy.

Theoria 27: Historical Aspects of Music Theory Theoria 26: Historical Aspects of Music Theory Theoria 25: Historical Aspects of Music Theory Theoria 24: Historical Aspects of Music Theory Theoria 23: Historical Aspects of Music Theory Theoria 22: Historical Aspects of Music Theory Theoria 21: Historical Aspects of Music Theory Theoria 20: Historical Aspects of Music Theory Theoria 19: Historical Aspects of Music Theory Theoria 18: Historical Aspects of Music Theory Theoria 17: Historical Aspects of Music Theory Theoria 16: Historical Aspects of Music Theory Theoria 15: Historical Aspects of Music Theory Theoria 14: Historical Aspects of Music Theory Theoria 13: Historical Aspects of Music Theory

Frank Heidlberger

FRANK HEIDLBERGER is professor of music theory at the University of North Texas. He received his degrees in musicology at Würzburg University (Germany). He has published numerous books and articles on music history and theory of the 16th to 20th centuries, particularly on Italian instrumental music around 1600, 19th century composers Carl Maria von Weber, Hector Berlioz, and Giacomo Meyerbeer, and 20th century composer and theorist Paul Hindemith.

See Sam Run: A Mother's Story of Autism

Peggy Heinkel-Wolfe

PEGGY HEINKEL-WOLFE received a master’s degree in journalism from the University of North Texas. She was among the first members of Families for Early Autism Treatment (FEAT) in California. Following the death of an autistic teenager shot by a police officer, Heinkel-Wolfe helped researchers at the University of North Texas find funding for autism research, including a grant for a police training program now used by police departments across the nation. She lives in Argyle, Texas, with her son, Sam, and her two other children, Michael and Paige.

Economics: From the Dismal Science to the Moral Science

Mona S. Hersh-Cochran

KENDALL P. COCHRAN served as Chair and Professor of Economics at the University of North Texas. SUSAN L. McHARGUE DADRES is Senior Lecturer in Economics at University of North Texas. MONA S. HERSH-COCHRAN is Emerita Professor at Texas Woman’s University. DAVID J. MOLINA is Associate Professor of Economics at University of North Texas.

The Sublime

Jonathan Holden

JONATHAN HOLDEN is University Distinguished Professor and poet-in-residence of Kansas State University.

In These Times the Home Is a Tired Place

Jessica Hollander

JESSICA HOLLANDER grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and received her BA from the University of Michigan. She holds an MFA from the University of Alabama. Her stories have appeared in over fifty journals, including The Cincinnati Review, The Journal, Quarterly West, and Web Conjunctions, and she will be anthologized in The Lineup: 25 Provocative Women Writers. She teaches at the University of Alabama.

Orders of Protection

Jenn Hollmeyer

JENN HOLLMEYER is a writer and painter who holds an MFA from Bennington College and undergrad degrees in journalism and studio art from University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Jenn grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina, and now lives in the Chicago suburbs with her husband, two kids, and a dog. Learn more at jennhollmeyer.com.

The Perseids

Karen Holmberg

KAREN HOLMBERG was born and raised in southeastern Connecticut, on the Long Island Sound. A winner of the 1996 Discovery/Nation Award, and twice winner of an Academy of American Poets Prize, her work has been published in The Paris Review, Slate, and The Nation, among other journals. She holds an M.F.A. in Poetry from the University of California-Irvine. She currently lives in Columbia, Missouri

A Promise to Catie

Judd Holt

JUDD HOLT has drawn upon his wide range of experiences as a Yellowstone Park Ranger, a teacher, a coach, and attorney to write this novel. A native of Denton, Texas, he currently practices law there.

The Phantom Vietnam War: An F-4 Pilot's Combat over Laos

David R. “Buff” Honodel

Lieutenant Colonel DAVID R. “BUFF” HONODEL flew 4,400 hours in F-4, A-10, OV-10, and T-33 aircraft during his 22-year Air Force career. He served overseas in Korea and Germany, and flew two tours in the Vietnam War. His decorations include two Distinguished Flying Crosses, three Meritorious Service Medals, and nineteen Air Medals.

Probably Someday Cancer: Genetic Risk and Preventative Mastectomy

Kim Horner

KIM HORNER worked as a journalist for 21 years at newspapers including The Dallas Morning News. She received a Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism and awards from the Texas Medical Association and Public Health Association for her coverage of the increased use of genetic testing for breast cancer risk. She lives in Richardson, Texas.

Walking George: The Life of George John Beto and the Rise of the Modern Texas Prison System

David M. Horton

DAVID M. HORTON is professor and director of the Criminal Justice Program at St. Edward’s University, Austin, Texas. He obtained his doctor of philosophy degree in criminal justice from the Institute of Contemporary Corrections and Behavioral Sciences (now the George J. Beto Center for Criminal Justice) at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, where he studied under Dr. Beto. He is the coauthor of Lone Star Justice: The Texas Criminal Justice System.

Myth, Magic, and Farce: Four Multicultural Plays

Sterling Houston

SANDRA M. MAYO is currently Director of Multicultural and Gender Studies and Associate Professor of Theatre at Texas State University in San Marcos.

The Devil's Triangle: Ben Bickerstaff, Northeast Texans, and the War of Reconstruction in Texas Single Star of the West: The Republic of Texas, 1836-1845 Still the Arena of Civil War: Violence and Turmoil in Reconstruction Texas, 1865-1874 The Seventh Star of the Confederacy: Texas during the Civil War

Kenneth W. Howell

KENNETH W. HOWELL is professor of history at Blinn College in Bryan, Texas, and editor or co-editor of The Seventh Star of the Confederacy, Still the Arena of Civil War, and Single Star of the West.

T-Bone Whacks and Caviar Snacks: Cooking with Two Texans in Siberia and the Russian Far East

Sharon Hudgins

SHARON HUDGINS is the author of five books, including an award-winning cookbook about the regional cuisines of Spain and a travel memoir, The Other Side of Russia. A former professor with the University of Maryland’s program in Russia, she has also been a National Geographic Expert on Trans-Siberian Railroad tours. TOM HUDGINS is an economics professor and accomplished cook. They live in north Texas.

Tire Shrinker to Dragster The Best of Texas Folk and Folklore, 1916-1954 The Healer of Los Olmos and Other Mexican Lore Diamond Bessie & The Shepherds The Sunny Slopes of Long Ago A Good Tale and a Bonnie Tune The Golden Log Singers and Storytellers And Horns on the Toads Madstones and Twisters Mesquite and Willow Folk Travelers: Ballads, Tales, and Talk

Wilson M. Hudson

From 1951 to 1971 WILSON HUDSON edited or assisted in editing the Texas Folklore Society publications and was secretary/editor from 1964 to 1971. He taught at the University of Texas at Austin.

Life with a Superhero: Raising Michael Who Has Down Syndrome

Kathryn U. Hulings

KATHRYN U. HULINGS is a mother and writer who has called Fort Collins, Colorado, her home for over thirty years. While raising her family of five kids with her husband, Jim, Kathryn worked as an advocate for children with special needs, served as a community volunteer, earned a BA in English from Colorado State University, and subsequently taught 8th grade Language Arts at a local middle school. Kathryn returned to school to get an MA in English/Creative Nonfiction, also from CSU, where she is now an adjunct faculty member teaching composition and literature courses. When not teaching, parenting, or playing with her three dogs, Kathryn can be found writing prose, poetry, essays and screenplays.

From Wright Field, Ohio, to Hokkaido, Japan General Curtis E. LeMay's Letters to His Wife Helen, 1941–1945

Alfred F. Hurley

ALFRED F. HURLEY, Brigadier General, USAF, was President/Chancellor/Professor Emeritus of the University of North Texas. He earned a B.A. (History) from St. John’s University, and M.A./Ph.D. (History) from Princeton University.

What Are You Afraid Of?

Michael Hyde

Born in Pennsylvania, MICHAEL HYDE received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and M.F.A. from the Writing Program at Columbia University. His short fiction has appeared in Ontario Review, Bloom, Xconnect, Mars Hill Review, New Millennium Writings, and The Best American Mystery Stories. He lives in New York City where he teaches writing and literature at the Fashion Institute of Technology and has recently completed a novel.

Folktales from the Helotes Settlement

John Igo

JOHN IGO is an award-winning poet and author of many books and plays. He won an Emmy in 1985 for his writing for a one-hour documentary.

Conducting Concerti: A Technical and Interpretive Guide

David Itkin

Born in Portland, Oregon, DAVID ITKIN’s conducting career includes more than 800 symphonic, operatic, and theatrical performances worldwide and throughout North America. He is currently Music Director and Conductor with the Abilene Philharmonic and Professor of Music and Director of Orchestral Studies at the University of North Texas.

The Ranger Ideal Volume 3: Texas Rangers in the Hall of Fame, 1898–1987 The Ranger Ideal Volume 2: Texas Rangers in the Hall of Fame, 1874-1930 The Ranger Ideal Volume 1: Texas Rangers in the Hall of Fame, 1823-1861

Darren L. Ivey

DARREN L. IVEY is an independent researcher who lives in Manhattan, Kansas. He is the author of The Ranger Ideal Volume 1: Texas Rangers in the Hall of Fame, 1823-1861 (UNT Press 2017) and The Texas Rangers: A Registry and History.

Waiting in Line at the Drugstore and Other Writings of James Thomas Jackson

James Thomas Jackson

From a black perspective, Jackson’s work forms a particular and important testimony, both positive and negative, about life in the United States from the 1930s through the 1960s. Champlin writes: “He was a brave man and a vivid voice, and he is long overdue to find at last the wider audiences he deserves.” Jackson died in 1985.

The Goat Songs

Najarian, James

JAMES NAJARIAN grew up on a goat farm near Kutztown, Pennsylvania. He received his BA and PhD from Yale University and teaches nineteenth-century literature at Boston College, where he edits the scholarly journal Religion and the Arts. His poem “The Dark Ages” received the Frost Farm Poetry Prize in Metrical Poetry.

Behind Every Choice Is a Story

Carol Trickett Jennings

GLORIA FELDT, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America since 1996, has served the organization for almost thirty years. She is the recipient of numerous honors, including America’s Top 200 Women Leaders, Legends, and Trailblazers, awarded by Vanity Fair in

Riding for the Lone Star: Frontier Cavalry and the Texas Way of War, 1822-1865

Nathan A. Jennings

NATHAN A. JENNINGS is a U.S. Army officer and frontier historian. He earned his master’s degree at the University of Texas at Austin and taught history at the U.S. Military Academy. Jennings commanded armored forces in Baghdad and Kirkuk during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Beyond the Quagmire: New Interpretations of the Vietnam War

Geoffrey W. Jensen

GEOFFREY W. JENSEN is Associate Professor of History at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, Arizona. He is also the editor of The Routledge Handbook of the History of Race and the American Military.

Magellanic Sub-Antarctic Ornithology: First Decade of Long-Term Bird Studies at the Omora Ethnobotanical Park, Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve, Chile

Jaime E. Jiménez

JAIME E. JIMÉNEZ is a professor of biology at UNT with a co-appointment in philosophy and religion studies. They are co-directors of the Sub-Antarctic Biocultural Conservation Program.

Metropolitan Universities: An Emerging Model in American Higher Education
The Cornett-Whitley Gang: Violence Unleashed in Texas John Ringo, King of the Cowboys: His Life and Times from the Hoo Doo War to Tombstone, Second Edition The Horrell Wars: Feuding in Texas and New Mexico The Mason County "Hoo Doo" War, 1874-1902

David Johnson

DAVID JOHNSON has received degrees from Pennsylvania State University and Purdue University. He is the author of The Horrell Wars and The Mason County “Hoo Doo” War, 1874-1902, both published by the University of North Texas Press. He lives in Zionsville, Indiana.

Combat Chaplain: A Thirty-Year Vietnam Battle

James D. Johnson

JAMES D. JOHNSON received his Ph.D. from Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary. The author of Combat Trauma: A Personal Look at Long-Term Consequences, he lives in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

The McLaurys in Tombstone, Arizona: An O.K. Corral Obituary

Paul Lee Johnson

PAUL LEE JOHNSON is the author of several articles on the famous gunfight in Tombstone, Arizona, and a featured speaker at the annual Tombstone Territory Rendezvous. He is director of the Nightwatch program at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City. He and his wife, Mary, have two grown children.

The Big Thicket Guidebook: Exploring the Backroads and History of Southeast Texas

Maxine Johnston

Born and educated in Canada, LORRAINE G. BONNEY married Houston attorney Orrin H. Bonney. Together they co-authored books on the Grand Tetons and Wyoming climbing. Since Orrin’s death, Lorraine has completed The Grand Controversy: History of Climbing in the Tetons to 1934, and Wyoming Mountain Ranges. She divides her time between Kelly, Wyoming, and Conroe, Texas, deep in the Big Thicket.

Irish Girl

Tim Johnston

TIM JOHNSTON was born in Iowa City, Iowa. When his first novel, Never So Green, was published, he was working as a carpenter in Hollywood, California. Subsequently, Tim went on to work as a carpenter in such states as Iowa, Colorado, Massachusetts, Florida, Minnesota, and New Mexico—his fiction, all the while, appearing in quarterlies, national magazines, and anthologies, including the O. Henry Prize Stories and David Sedaris’ anthology of favorites, Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules. Awarded a MacDowell Fellowship in 2008, Tim is currently back in Iowa City, writing a new novel. He is still a carpenter.

Black Cinema Treasures: Lost and Found

G. William Jones

The late G. WILLIAM JONES was professor of cinema and video in the Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University, Founder/Director of the Southwest Film/Video Archives there, and founder of the USA Film Festival in Dallas.

Voices from Within

Nancy Jones

NANCY JONES teaches composition, literature, and creative writing at North Lake College. Her poetry has appeared in literary journals such as Swallowing the Poison, Separate Doors, Texas College English and CCTE Studies; and in poetry collections, Images from the High Plains, A Literature of Sports, and Visions and Voices.

Free Blacks in Antebellum Texas

Milton S. Jordan

MILTON S. JORDAN is a graduate of Southwestern University in History and has a Master of Divinity degree from Southern Methodist University. He is co-editor of If Not Me, Who? a memoir of East Texas civil rights activist Wendell Baker. Jordan lives in Georgetown, Texas.

From Santa Anna to Selena: Notable Mexicanos and Tejanos in Texas History since 1821

Harriett Denise Joseph

HARRIETT DENISE JOSEPH is professor of history at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. She has co-authored three books with Donald E. Chipman, including the award-winning Notable Men and Women of Spanish Texas; Explorers and Settlers of Spanish Texas; and the revised edition of Spanish Texas, 1519–1821. She lives in Brownsville, Texas.

You Shook Me All Campaign Long: Music in the 2016 Presidential Election and Beyond

Eric T. Kasper

ERIC T. KASPER is an associate professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

No Hope for Heaven, No Fear of Hell: The Stafford-Townsend Feud of Colorado County, Texas, 1871-1911 Nassau Plantation: The Evolution of a Texas German Slave Plantation

James C. Kearney

JAMES C. KEARNEY currently teaches at the University of Texas in Austin. He is the author of Nassau Plantation; co-editor of Journey to Texas, 1833; and translator and editor of Friedrichsburg: The Colony of the German Fürstenverein.

The AEF in Print: An Anthology of American Journalism in World War I

John-Daniel Kelley

JOHN-DANIEL KELLEY, formerly a Research Associate at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies in Washington, D.C., is currently studying law at Cornell University.

Twentieth-Century Texas: A Social and Cultural History

Mary L. Kelley

MARY L. KELLEY is an associate professor of history at Lamar University and a Fulbright Scholar. She has published The Foundations of Texan Philanthropy and numerous scholarly articles. She is currently working on a volume about Texas women in the twentieth century.

Houston Blue: The Story of the Houston Police Department

Tom Kennedy

TOM KENNEDY spent twenty-five years with the late Houston Post as a columnist and member of the Editorial Board. His columns focused on politics, police, and criminal justice. He authored From Waco to Wall Street, the biography of SYSCO founder John Baugh. A Baylor University journalism graduate, he resides in Houston with his wife Glenda.

The Royal Air Force in American Skies: The Seven British Flight Schools in the United States during World War II The Royal Air Force in Texas: Training British Pilots in Terrell during World War II

Tom Killebrew

TOM KILLEBREW received a master’s degree in history from the University of Texas at Arlington and taught American history at Navarro College in Waxahachie, Texas. He is the author of The Royal Air Force in Texas: Training British Pilots in Terrell during World War II (UNT Press). He lives in Erath County, Texas.

Leet's Christmas

Elithe Hamilton Kirkland

During her lifetime ELITHE HAMILTON KIRKLAND, who died in 1992, worked as an author, journalist, and multi-media pioneer, including writing radio scripts for folklorist J. Frank Dobie and for “The Texas School of the Air” in Austin during the 1940s.

The Texas Cookbook: From Barbecue to Banquet - An Informal View of Dining and Entertaining the Texas Way
Donut Dolly: An American Red Cross Girl's War in Vietnam

Joann Puffer Kotcher

JOANN PUFFER KOTCHER, one of the first women allowed in a combat zone, graduated from the University of Michigan and lives in Michigan.

Times Remembered: The Final Years of the Bill Evans Trio

Joe La Barbera

JOE LA BARBERA has performed with world-class jazz artists including Bill Evans, Woody Herman, Chuck Mangione, Michael Brecker and Toots Thielemans. From 1993 until 2021 he was on the faculty of the California Institute of the Arts. He resides in Woodland Hills, California.

Risk, Courage, and Women: Contemporary Voices in Prose and Poetry

Laura M. Labatt

LAURA M. LABATT was president of the Bexar County Women’s Center and focuses efforts on literacy, career development, and hospice.

Wonderful Girl

Aimee LaBrie

AIMEE LABRIE received her MFA in fiction from Pennsylvania State University in 2003. The short story “Ducklings” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Aimee lives in Philadelphia and works at Temple University.

Pacific Blitzkrieg: World War II in the Central Pacific

Sharon Tosi Lacey

SHARON TOSI LACEY earned her Ph.D. in military history from the University of Leeds, and is also a graduate of the United States Military Academy and Long Island University. She has served as a U.S. Army officer for more than 22 years and published more than 30 articles on military issues in magazines and journals. She currently lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and four children.

D. H. Lawrence: Future Primitive

Dolores LaChapelle

DOLORES LaCHAPELLE formed the Way of the Mountain Learning Center in Silverton, Colorado, in 1975 and served as its director. Together with George Sessions, she presented the first academic papers ever given on Deep Ecology. She is the author of Earth Festivals, Earth Wisdom, Sacred Land Sacred Sex, and Deep Powder Snow.

Jade Visions: The Life and Music of Scott LaFaro

Helene LaFaro-Fernandez

HELENE LaFARO-FERNÁNDEZ was born in Irvington, New Jersey, but spent most of her youth in Geneva, New York. In 1957 she joined her brother Scott in Los Angeles and has made her home there ever since.

Boardin' in the Thicket: Recipes and Reminiscences of Early Big Thicket Boarding Houses

Wanda A. Landrey

WANDA A. LANDREY is a historian, writer and researcher who lectures on the culture of the Big Thicket region of Texas. She holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in history from Lamar University, and lives in Beaumont, Texas.

Warriors and Scholars: A Modern War Reader

Peter B. Lane

PETER B. LANE served two tours as a fighter pilot in Vietnam and then earned his doctorate in Eastern European history from the University of Washington. He teaches history at the University of North Texas and specializes in European history and the Bosnian crisis.

Scouting with the Buffalo Soldiers: Lieutenant Powhatan Clarke, Frederic Remington, and the Tenth U.S. Cavalry in the Southwest

John P. Langellier

JOHN P. LANGELLIER received his PhD from Kansas State University with an emphasis on military history. He is the author of more than twenty books, including Fighting for Uncle Sam: Buffalo Soldiers in the Frontier Army; Bluecoats: The U.S. Army in the West, 1848-1897; and Custer: The Man, the Myth, the Movies.

Morning Comes to Elk Mountain: Dispatches from the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge

Gary Lantz

GARY LANTZ was born in Barnsdall, Oklahoma, and attended universities in Oklahoma. A feature writer for the Daily Oklahoman, Outdoor Oklahoma Magazine, and Oklahoma Today, Lantz is a former Oklahoma Wildlife Federation Conservation Communicator of the Year. He lives in Taos, New Mexico, with his wife, where he works on books and wildlife photography.

Tonality as Drama: Closure and Interruption in Four Twentieth-Century American Operas

Edward D. Latham

EDWARD D. LATHAM was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, and attended Phillips Academy and Yale University, where he received his PhD in 2000. He has lived and worked in New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Minnesota, and is currently assistant professor of music theory at Temple University’s Boyer College of Music and Dance in Philadelphia, where he was the recipient of the 2007 Teaching Academy Award for excellence in teaching. In addition to teaching and writing about music, Dr. Latham is active as a professional singer and church musician.

Dog Trots and Mud Cats: The Texas Log House

Linda Lavender

LINDA LAVENDER worked for the Historical Collection at North Texas State University in the 1970s. She went on to found an alternative primary school in Denton and to raise two children. She lives in Denton, Texas. CIRRUS BONNEAU is a photographer.

Bad Boy from Rosebud: The Murderous Life of Kenneth Allen McDuff Worse Than Death: The Dallas Nightclub Murders and the Texas Multiple Murder Law A Sniper in the Tower: The Charles Whitman Murders

Gary M. Lavergne

GARY M. LAVERGNE is Director of Admissions Research at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of A Sniper in the Tower: The Charles Whitman Murders and [Worse Than Death: The Dallas Nightclub Murders and the Texas Multiple Murder Law][], both published by the University of North Texas Press.

Texas, My Texas 1941: Texas Goes to War

James Ward Lee

JAMES WARD LEE is former chairman of the English Department at the University of North Texas. He has written numerous articles, reviews, and bibliographies and is author of Texas, My Texas.

Rolando Hinojosa and the American Dream

Joyce Glover Lee

JOYCE GLOVER LEE’S research specialties are women and minority writers of the Southwest. She is currently teaching at the University of North Texas in Denton while working on monographs on Denise Chávez and Oveta Culp Hobby.

Always for the Underdog: Leather Britches Smith and the Grabow War

Keagan LeJeune

KEAGAN LeJEUNE is Professor of English and Folklore at McNeese State University. Born in Louisiana, he has studied and traveled Louisiana’s Neutral Strip for more than a decade and has completed an annotated bibliography of research on the region. LeJeune has served as President of the Louisiana Folklore Society and has published and lectured about the folklore of Louisiana, especially the lore of the Neutral Strip. He lives in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Classic Keys: Keyboard Sounds That Launched Rock Music

Alan S. Lenhoff

ALAN LENHOFF has been a writer, editor, and executive for major U.S. newspapers, and a magazine publisher. He lives in Birmingham, Michigan.

All We Need of Hell

Rika Lesser

RIKA LESSER is a prize-winning poet and translator of Swedish and German literature. Among her previous books are Etruscan Things, Rilke: Between Roots, and Guide to the Underworld by Gunnar Ekelof. Her work has appeared in American Poetry Review, The New Yorker, and The New York Times Book Review.

Times Remembered: The Final Years of the Bill Evans Trio

Charles Levin

CHARLES LEVIN has written for the Ventura County Star, DownBeat, Jazziz, and the Monterey Jazz Festival Program. He has a BFA and MFA from the California Institute of the Arts and played drums professionally for thirty years. He lives in Ventura, California.

More Than a Uniform: A Navy Woman in a Navy Man's World

Herbert M. Levine

HERBERT M. LEVINE taught political science at the University of Southwestern Louisiana and is now a freelance writer living in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

The San Saba Treasure: Legends of Silver Creek

David C. Lewis

An ancestor of Sam Fleming, one of the 1868 San Marcos treasure hunters, DAVID C. LEWIS developed an interest in Old West history while growing up near Carlsbad, New Mexico. He received degrees in Industrial Engineering from New Mexico State University. He currently resides in Kentucky with his wife and three children.

Queen of the Confederacy: The Innocent Deceits of Lucy Holcombe Pickens

Elizabeth Wittenmyer Lewis

ELIZABETH WITTENMYER LEWIS, born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, attended Susquehanna University and Pennsylvania State College. She graduated from Jefferson Medical School with an RN and served as first lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps in World War II. She married a Southerner and spent most of her life in Virginia, Florida, Missouri, and Texas, with the exception of six years in London. She continued her education at Rice University in Houston.

Miniature Forests of Cape Horn: Ecotourism with a Hand Lens

Lily Lewis

LILY LEWIS is a doctoral student in bryophyte bryogeography, systematics, diversity, and conservation in high latitude regions.

Venus in the Afternoon

Tehila Lieberman

TEHILA LIEBERMAN has won the Stanley Elkin Memorial Prize and the Rick Dimarinis Short Fiction Prize and her fiction has appeared in many literary journals, including Nimrod, the Colorado Review, Salamander, and Cutthroat. Her nonfiction has been published in Salon.com and in Travelers’ Tales Guides anthologies, including Best Women’s Travel Writing 2007. Originally from New York, she lived in Jerusalem before settling in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she consults as a writing coach for Harvard Business School.

Women in Civil War Texas: Diversity and Dissidence in the Trans-Mississippi

Deborah M. Liles

DEBORAH M. LILES teaches history at the University of North Texas and is the author of Will Rogers Coliseum and several journal articles.

The Family Saga: A Collection of Texas Family Legends Gideon Lincecum's Sword: Civil War Letters from the Texas Home Front

Jerry Bryan Lincecum

JERRY BRYAN LINCECUM is Shoap Professor of English at Austin College and the author of Gideon Lincecum’s Sword, published by UNT Press.

The Core and The Canon: A National Debate
When Raccoons Fall through Your Ceiling: The Handbook for Coexisting with Wildlife

Andrea Dawn Lopez

ANDREA DAWN LOPEZ is a freelance writer and broadcast journalist with KCNC-TV (CBS) in Denver, Colorado. She completed her graduate studies in journalism at Concordia University in Montreal, where she specialized in print journalism. Her continuing commitment to writing and educating on wildlife issues stems from her former employment with Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation, Inc., outside of San Antonio, Texas. Her articles have appeared in the Wild Outdoor World, the San Antonio Express-News, Bird Watcher’s Digest, and Backhome Magazine, among others.

They Are Coming: The Conquest of Mexico

Jose Lopez Portillo y Pacheco

Translator BEATRICE BERLER received degrees from Trinity University and is a Fellow of Brandeis University. Her translations include three novels by Mariano Azuela and books by Leopoldo Zea, Hugo La Torre Cabal, Edmund S. Urbanski, and editing William Prescott’s history of the conquest.

Big Thicket Legacy

Campbell Loughmiller

Lifelong naturalists, CAMPBELL and LYNN LOUGHMILLER explored and photographed the Big Thicket for nine years.

Big Thicket Legacy

Lynn Loughmiller

Lifelong naturalists, CAMPBELL and LYNN LOUGHMILLER explored and photographed the Big Thicket for nine years.

Civil War General and Indian Fighter James M. Williams: Leader of the 1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry and the 8th U.S. Cavalry

Robert W. Lull

ROBERT W. LULL is a Vietnam veteran, retired Army officer, and most recently, a college history instructor. A graduate of Trinity University, he holds advanced degrees from the University of Texas, Webster University, and the American Military University. He lives with his wife near Waco, Texas.

Dennis Brain: A Life in Music

William Lynch

STEPHEN GAMBLE and WILLIAM LYNCH are both independent researchers who have been fascinated with Dennis Brain for decades. Lynch, an amateur horn player himself, is a semi-retired aerospace corporation executive with four U.S. patents to his name. Stephen Gamble is a British artist who started playing the horn in 2003.

The Best from Helen Corbitt's Kitchens

Patty Vineyard MacDonald

PATTY VINEYARD MACDONALD, a home economist from Oklahoma A&M married to a West Pointer, has revived recipes combined with biography in Long Lost Recipes of Aunt Susan and Spiced with Wit: Will Rogers’ Tomfoolery and More Aunt Susan Recipes. A member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals and American Southern Food Institute, she and her husband live in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas.

Body Language

Kelly Magee

After growing up in Orlando, Florida, KELLY MAGEE moved to Ohio, where she currently teaches and writes. Her stories have appeared in Indiana Review, Quarterly West, Crab Orchard Review, and others. She has won awards from the Associated Writing Programs and Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund. She currently teaches at The Ohio State University-Marion and lives in Columbus.

Recovering an Irish Voice from the American Frontier: The Prose Writings of Eoin Ua Cathail

Patrick J. Mahoney

PATRICK J. MAHONEY, or Pádraig Fhia Ó Mathúna, is a Caspersen Fellow in History and Culture at Drew University and a Fulbright Scholar at the National University of Ireland Galway. He is the co-author of From a Land beyond the Wave: Connecticut’s Irish Rebels, 1798-1916.

Small Town America in World War II: War Stories from Wrightsville, Pennsylvania Warriors and Scholars: A Modern War Reader

Ronald E. Marcello

RONALD E. MARCELLO received his Ph.D. from Duke University and is professor of history at the University of North Texas and director of the Oral History Program, where he has conducted over 1,000 interviews with World War II veterans. Coeditor of three books dealing with oral history and military history, his academic specialty is the Age of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Quest for the Best Stanley Marcus from A to Z: Viewpoints Volume II Minding the Store The Viewpoints of Stanley Marcus: A Ten-Year Perspective

Stanley Marcus

STANLEY MARCUS, Chairman Emeritus of the Neiman Marcus stores, received a B.A. degree from Harvard University and also attended Harvard Business School. A noted lecturer who published fine press miniature books out of The Somesuch Press, he wrote Minding the Store, Viewpoints of Stanley Marcus, and Stanley Marcus from A to Z all from the University of North Texas Press.

Kente Cloth

Jas Mardis

JAS. MARDIS is an award-winning poet and commentator. He is also a storyteller specializing in the Family Story and a Quiltmaker in the tradition of his family. He lives in Dallas with his daughter.

Sea la Luz: The Making of Mexican Protestantism in the American Southwest, 1829-1900

Juan Francisco Martinez

JUAN FRANCISCO MARTINEZ is Assistant Dean for the Hispanic Church Studies Department and Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies and Pastoral Leadership at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California.

Tracing Darwin's Path in Cape Horn Miniature Forests of Cape Horn: Ecotourism with a Hand Lens

Francisca Massardo

FRANCISCA MASSARDO is director of the Omora Ethnobotanical Park and the University of Magallanes campus in Puerto Williams, Chile.

Last Known Position

James Mathews

JAMES MATHEWS was born in Maryland and grew up on a variety of Army bases. After serving in the U.S. Air Force, he graduated from the University of Maryland and received an M.A. in Writing from the Johns Hopkins University. He has worked in and around Washington, D.C., writing speeches and congressional testimony. His short fiction has been published in The Florida Review, The Greensboro Review, Carolina Quarterly, The South Carolina Review, and many other journals. He currently lives in Maryland with his wife, Diana, and their three children.

Higher Education in Texas: Its Beginnings to 1970

Charles R. Matthews

CHARLES R. MATTHEWS is Chancellor Emeritus of the Texas State University System, the oldest public university system in Texas. He was chancellor from 2005 until his retirement in 2010. He received his doctoral degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006. He lives on his ranch in Hill County.

The Best of Texas Folk and Folklore, 1916-1954 The Sunny Slopes of Long Ago A Good Tale and a Bonnie Tune The Golden Log Singers and Storytellers And Horns on the Toads Madstones and Twisters Mesquite and Willow Folk Travelers: Ballads, Tales, and Talk
Whistle in the Piney Woods: Paul Bremond and the Houston, East and West

Robert S. Maxwell

The late ROBERT S. MAXWELL, with degrees from Kentucky Wesleyan, the University of Cincinnati, and the University of Wisconsin, was a Distinguished Professor and the first Regent’s Professor at Stephen F. Austin State University, where he also chaired the Department of History and served as a director of the national Forest History Society.

Myth, Magic, and Farce: Four Multicultural Plays

Sandra M. Mayo

SANDRA M. MAYO is currently Director of Multicultural and Gender Studies and Associate Professor of Theatre at Texas State University in San Marcos.

"Surrounded by Dangers of all Kinds": The Mexican War Letters of Lieutenant Theodore Laidley

James M. McCaffrey

JAMES M. MCCAFFREY is an associate professor of history at the University of Houston–Downtown. His previous books include This Band of Heroes: Granbury’s Texas Brigade, C.S.A.; Army of Manifest Destiny: The American Soldier in the Mexican War, 1846–1848; with John F. Kinney, Wake Island Pilot: A World War II Memoir.

Texas Ranger Captain William L. Wright Sutherland Springs, Texas: Saratoga on the Cibolo This Corner of Canaan: Essays on Texas in Honor of Randolph B. Campbell

Richard B. McCaslin

RICHARD B. McCASLIN, TSHA Endowed Professor of Texas History at the University of North Texas, is the author of Tainted Breeze: The Great Hanging at Gainesville, Texas, October 1862; Lee in the Shadow of Washington; and Fighting Stock: John S. “Rip” Ford in Texas.

Helpful Cooking Hints for HouseHusbands of Uppity Women: A Cookbook

Archie P. McDonald

ARCHIE P. MCDONALD is Professor of History at Stephen F. Austin State University and also Executive Director and Editor for the East Texas Historical Association.

Where Skies Are Not Cloudy Rafting the Brazos

Walter McDonald

WALTER MCDONALD is Paul W. Horn Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at Texas Tech University. His awards include three Western Heritage Awards,one for Rafting the Brazos; twice winner of an NEA Creative Writing Fellowship Grant; Juniper Prize; George Elliston Poetry Prize; three-time winner of the Texas Institute of Letters Poetry Prize; 1992 Texas Professor of the Year awarded by CASE in Washington, D.C.

Reflections in Dark Glass: The Life and Times of John Wesley Hardin

Bruce McGinnis

BRUCE MCGINNIS is a Professor of English at Amarillo College. His previous novels are The Fence and Sweet Cane.

Dream Kitchen

Owen McLeod

OWEN McLEOD is a studio potter and a professor of philosophy at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, where he lives. He has held visiting positions at Yale and Mt. Holyoke. His poems have been published in such journals as Field, Massachusetts Review, New England Review, Ploughshares, and The Southern Review.

Cowboy Fiddler in Bob Wills' Band

Frankie McWhorter

FRANKIE MCWHORTER grew up in the Texas Panhandle town of Memphis and has managed a seventeen-section ranch in the Panhandle. In addition to fiddling and cowboying, his books include Horse Fixin’: Forty Years of Working with Problem Horses, as told to John R. Erickson, and Play It Lazy: The Bob Wills Fiddle Legacy, with Lanny Fiel.

Let's Do

Rebecca Meacham

An Ohio native, REBECCA MEACHAM received her MFA in fiction from Bowling Green State University and her doctorate from the University of Cincinnati. Her fiction has appeared in numerous journals, and in 2002, was awarded the Chelsea Award for Short Fiction and the Indiana Review Fiction Prize. She lives with her husband in Wisconsin, where she is an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

Américo Paredes: In His Own Words, an Authorized Biography

Manuel F. Medrano

MANUEL F. MEDRANO is a professor of history at the University of Texas at Brownsville and the coauthor of Medieval Culture and the Mexican American Borderlands and Charro Days in Brownsville. He has also authored three bilingual poetry books about the South Texas Border and has produced and directed a series of oral history profiles about Rio Grande Valley people entitled Los del Valle. He is the recipient of the Chancellor’s Teaching Excellence Award, the University of Texas Board of Regents’s Outstanding Teaching Award, and the Houston Endowment for Civic Engagement.

On the Jury Trial: Principles and Practices for Effective Advocacy

Thomas M. Melsheimer

THOMAS M. MELSHEIMER has tried cases for more than thirty years. He has been named “Trial Lawyer of the Year” by the Texas Chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates and by the Dallas Bar Association. He is the managing partner at Winston & Strawn in Dallas.

Military History of the West, Vol. 48 Military History of the West, Vol. 47 Military History of the West, Vol. 46 Military History of the West, Vol. 45 Military History of the West, Vol. 44
A Protocol for Touch

Constance Merritt

Credit for art: “Bathing,” by Jonathan Green, used by permission of Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida

Revolution for Nature: From the Environment to the Connatural World

Klaus Michael Meyer-Abich

KLAUS MICHAEL MEYER-ABICH was Professor of the Philosophy of Nature at the University and the Institute for Cultural Studies in Essen. He also played an active part in German politics, as Minister for Science and Research for the state of Hamburg, and as a member of the Enquete Commission of the German parliament on the protection of the atmosphere.

Hanging Sam: A Military Biography of General Samuel T. Williams, from Pancho Villa to Vietnam

Col. Harold J. Meyer

The late COL. HAROLD “JACK” MEYER served under “Hanging Sam” as a Blue Spader (26th Infantry Regiment) in Bambur, Germany. He held a B.S. degree from Kent State University and a master’s in journalism from the University of Missouri.

Club Icarus

Matt W. Miller

MATT W. MILLER was born and grew up in Lowell, Massachusetts. He earned a BA at Yale University, where he also played varsity football, and his MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College. His poems have appeared in Slate, Harvard Review, Notre Dame Review, Third Coast, and other journals. His first book, Cameo Diner: Poems, was published in

Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion, 1874-1881 Bloody Bill Longley: The Mythology of a Gunfighter, Second Edition

Rick Miller

RICK MILLER is the author of Bloody Bill Longley: The Mythology of a Gunfighter (UNT Press). He has also written biographies of Sam Bass (Sam Bass & Gang), Jack Duncan (Bounty Hunter), and Eugene Bunch (The Train Robbing Bunch). Raised in Dallas, Texas, Miller is a former paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division, and served in law enforcement as a Dallas policeman, as well as chief of police in both Killeen and Denton, Texas. Currently he is the elected County Attorney of Bell County, Texas. He holds a bachelor of arts from the University of Texas at Arlington, a master’s degree in public administration from Southern Methodist University, and earned his juris doctorate at Baylor University School of Law. He lives in Harker Heights, Texas.

Confessions of a Maddog: A Romp Through the High-flying Texas Music and Literary Era of the 50s to the 70s

Jay Dunston Milner

JAY DUNSTON MILNER attended high school in Lubbock where he played on a state championship football team. He graduated from Southern Mississippi University with a B.A. and M.A. and coached football before becoming a reporter for the Hattiesburg, Mississippi American and the Associated Press. He was managing editor of Hodding Carter’s Greenville, Mississippi Delta Democrat-Times and went to New York as assistant to the editorial page editor of the New York Herald Tribune. He returned to Texas in 1961 and fell in with a rowdy crowd of Texas prose and song writers to whom much of this book is devoted. He lives in Fort Worth.

Economics: From the Dismal Science to the Moral Science

David J. Molina

KENDALL P. COCHRAN served as Chair and Professor of Economics at the University of North Texas. SUSAN L. McHARGUE DADRES is Senior Lecturer in Economics at University of North Texas. MONA S. HERSH-COCHRAN is Emerita Professor at Texas Woman’s University. DAVID J. MOLINA is Associate Professor of Economics at University of North Texas.

From Slave to Statesman: The Legacy of Joshua Houston, Servant to Sam Houston

Jane Clements Monday

PATRICIA SMITH PRATHER is a freelance writer, co-editor of the Texas Trailblazer series, a member of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and a second-generation Tuskegee graduate. She is executive director of the Houston Place Association.

Brandy, Our Man in Acapulco: The Life and Times of Colonel Frank M. Brandstetter

Dominic J. Monetta

DOMINIC J. MONETTA is the founder and President of Resource Alternatives, Inc., a Washington, D. C.-based firm. He holds degrees from Manhattan College, George Washington University and a doctorate from the University of Southern California. He and his wife live in Washington, D.C.

Savage Frontier: Rangers, Riflemen, and Indian Wars in Texas, Volume IV, 1842-1845

Stephen L. Moore

STEPHEN L. MOORE is a sixth-generation Texan and author of volumes 1, 2, and 3 of Savage Frontier: Rangers, Riflemen, and Indian Wars in Texas, covering the years 1835-37, 1838-39, and 1840-41. He is also the author of several other titles, including Eighteen Minutes: The Battle of San Jacinto and the Texas Independence Campaign and Taming Texas: Captain William T. Sadler’s Lone Star Service. Steve, his wife Cindy, and their children Kristen, Emily, and Jacob live near Dallas in Lantana, Texas.

Californio Voices: The Oral Memoirs of Jose Maria Amador and Lorenzo Asisara

Gregorio Mora-Torres

GREGORIO MORA-TORRES received his Ph.D. in Latin American history from the University of California at Irvine and teaches in the Department of Mexican American Studies at San Jose State University.

Thirty-three Years, Thirty-three Works: Celebrating the Contributions of F. E. Abernethy, Texas Folklore Society Secretary-Editor, 1971-2004

Kira E. Mort

KIRA E. MORT is a student assistant in the Texas Folklore Society office.

Juneteenth Texas: Essays in African-American Folklore

Patrick B. Mullen

PATRICK B. MULLEN is Director of the Center for Folklore Studies and Professor of English at Ohio State University.

Staying Power - How to Get the B.S.* Out of College (or the B.A. or the degree of your choice)

Thom Murray and Linda Wiley

LINDA WILEY holds degrees from Sam Houston State University and Texas A&M University and currently teaches in the Windham School System, Texas Department of Criminal Justice/Institutional Division.

Command Culture: Officer Education in the U.S. Army and the German Armed Forces, 1901-1940, and the Consequences for World War II

Jörg Muth

JÖRG MUTH received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Utah. He is the author of Flucht aus dem militärischen Alltag: Ursachen und individuelle Ausprägung der Desertion in der Armee Friedrichs des Großen, a study of desertion in the Prussian army during the era of Frederick the Great.

Dictionary of Poetic Terms

Jack Myers

JACK MYERS (Poet Laureate 2003 of Texas) was director of the creative writing program at Southern Methodist University and also taught in the Vermont College MFA Program in Writing. One of his numerous poetry books, As Long As You’re Happy, was selected for the National Poetry Series by Seamus Heaney.

The Roots of Latino Urban Agency

Sharon A. Navarro

SHARON A. NAVARRO and RODOLFO ROSALES are associate professors of political science at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Navarro is the author of Latina Legislator, co-author of Politicas, and co-editor of Latino Americans and Political Participation. Rodolfo is the author of the Illusion of Inclusion: The Untold Political Story of San Antonio.

Death on the Lonely Llano Estacado: The Assassination of J. W. Jarrott, a Forgotten Hero Vengeance Is Mine: The Scandalous Love Triangle That Triggered the Boyce-Sneed Feud

Bill Neal

BILL NEAL practiced criminal law in West Texas for forty years. He is the author of Vengeance Is Mine: The Scandalous Love Triangle That Triggered the Boyce-Sneed Feud (UNT Press); Getting Away with Murder on the Texas Frontier; and Skullduggery, Secrets, and Murders.

Private Voices, Public Lives: Women Speak on the Literary Life

Nancy Owen Nelson

NANCY OWEN NELSON taught at Auburn University, Albion College, and Augustana before accepting her present position at Henry Ford Community College. Her previous book, The Selected Letters of Frederick Manfred: 1932–1954, led to her exploration of androgyny and other gender issues.

Interpreters with Lewis and Clark: The Story of Sacagawea and Toussaint Charbonneau

W. Dale Nelson

W. DALE NELSON spent forty years with The Associated Press, first in western bureaus and then in Washington, D.C., where he was honored with the Aldo Beckman Award, given annually by the White House Correspondents Association for excellence in reporting about the presidency. He is the author of two books and holds a master’s degree in library science from the University of Washington. He lives in Laramie, Wyoming.

Walking George: The Life of George John Beto and the Rise of the Modern Texas Prison System

George R. Nielsen

GEORGE R. NIELSEN spent his entire career teaching in Lutheran schools, first in Houston and then, from 1959 to 1997, at Concordia University in River Forest, Illinois. His most recent book, Johann Kilian, Pastor, is a biography of the pastor of the Wends at Serbin, Texas. In 1995 Concordia University named him Distinguished Professor of History. He is now retired, living in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

With the Possum and the Eagle: The Memoir of a Navigator's War over Germany and Japan

Ralph H. Nutter

RALPH H. NUTTER is a retired superior court judge living in Santa Barbara, California. He is one of the few survivors of the 305th Bomb Group.

Texas Poets in Concert: A Quartet
After Earth Day: Continuing the Conservation Effort

Max Oelschlaeger

MAX OELSCHLAEGER is the author of The Idea of Wilderness, The Environmental Imperative, and Religion in a Time of Ecological Crisis and the editor of The Wilderness Condition. He teaches courses related to environmentalism, ecofeminism, and the philosophical dimensions of ecology at the University of North Texas.

Zen of the Plains: Experiencing Wild Western Places

Tyra A. Olstad

TYRA A. OLSTAD has worked as a seasonal park ranger, cave guide, and paleontology technician for the National Park Service and U.S. Forest Service in Arizona, South Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, and Alaska. An alumna of Dartmouth College, the University of Wyoming, and Kansas State University, she currently teaches at SUNY Oneonta.

War in East Texas: Regulators vs. Moderators The Johnson-Sims Feud: Romeo and Juliet, West Texas Style

Bill O'Neal

BILL O’NEAL is State Historian of Texas and the author of more than thirty books, including The Johnson-Sims Feud, The Johnson County War (2005 NOLA Book of the Year), Historic Ranches of the Old West, Encyclopedia of Western Gunfighters, and Cheyenne, 1867-1903. He is retired from teaching at Panola College.

A Book Lover in Texas Gilbert Onderdonk: The Nurseryman of Mission Valley, Pioneer Horticulturist

Evelyn Oppenheimer

Born in Dallas, where she graduated from Forest Avenue High School, EVELYN OPPENHEIMER attended the University of Chicago. After graduating Phi Beta Kappa she returned to Dallas. A literary agent for thirty-five years, she also taught book reviewing at the University of Texas at Austin, Texas Tech University, SMU, University of Dallas, UCLA, University of Wisconsin extension. UNT Press has endowed a series in her name.

The Upshaws of County Line: An American Family

Richard Orton

RICHARD ORTON was born in Nacogdoches and raised in Midland. He became mesmerized by photography after seeing an image materializing in a development tray. After two years in the Peace Corps, he settled in Austin, Texas, where he worked with nonprofits before becoming a photographer for the Texas House of Representatives. He moved back to Nacogdoches in 2007.

Barbara Ortwein

BARBARA ORTWEIN combines the story of her fictional characters Johann and Karl Engelbach with the real story of the actual people involved in this historical emigration and settlement, which took place in Germany and Texas in 1844 to 1847. She led a German Texan School Exchange Program in 2000. She lives in Winterberg, Germany.

Texas Folk Songs

William A. Owens

WILLIAM A. OWENS, folklorist, author, and professor, was born in Lamar County. The author of This Stubborn Soil, A Season of Weathering, Tell Me a Story Sing Me a Song, and several novels, he also wrote Slave Mutiny: The Revolt of the Schooner Amistad, which provided much of the material for the Steven Spielberg film, Amistad.

Texas Ranger Lee Hall: From the Red River to the Rio Grande Ben Thompson: Portrait of a Gunfighter They Called Him Buckskin Frank: The Life and Adventures of Nashville Franklyn Leslie Captain Jack Helm: A Victim of Texas Reconstruction Violence The Notorious Luke Short: Sporting Man of the Wild West Texas Ranger N. O. Reynolds, the Intrepid A Lawless Breed: John Wesley Hardin, Texas Reconstruction, and Violence in the Wild West The Sutton-Taylor Feud: The Deadliest Blood Feud in Texas Captain John R. Hughes, Lone Star Ranger

Chuck Parsons

CHUCK PARSONS is the author of Captain John R. Hughes: Lone Star Ranger (winner of the WWHA Best Book Award); The Sutton-Taylor Feud; Captain Jack Helm; John B. Armstrong: Texas Ranger, Pioneer Rancher; and Captain L. H. McNelly. He is also co-author of A Lawless Breed: John Wesley Hardin, Texas Reconstruction, and Violence in the Wild West and Texas Ranger N. O. Reynolds. He lives in Luling, Texas.

A Machine-Gunner in France: The Memoirs of Ward Schrantz, 35th Division, 1917-1919 Yesterday There Was Glory: With the 4th Division, A.E.F., in World War I Gerald Andrew Howell

Jeffrey L. Patrick

JEFFREY L. PATRICK is the librarian at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield in Republic, Missouri. He holds a master’s degree in history from Purdue University and is the editor of Guarding the Border: The Memoirs of Ward Schrantz, U.S. Army, 1912-1917.

Adolphe Gouhenant: French Revolutionary, Utopian Leader, and Texas Frontier Photographer

Emmanuel Pécontal

PAULA SELZER is a third great-granddaughter of Adolphe Gouhenant. She has spent twenty-five years working on children’s health policy for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. EMMANUEL PÉCONTAL, a French professional astronomer and an historian of astronomy, works at the Centre Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon.

A Boyhood Dream Realized: Half a Century of Texas Culture, One Newspaper Column at a Time

Burle Pettit

BURLE PETTIT worked in the newspaper industry for half a century, first as a sports writer and later as the editor of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.

Gideon Lincecum's Sword: Civil War Letters from the Texas Home Front

Edward Hake Phillips

EDWARD HAKE PHILLIPS was Professor Emeritus of History at Austin College.

The Stories of I. C. Eason, King of the Dog People

Blair Pittman

Award-winning photographer BLAIR PITTMAN has also written The Earth Book and The Natural World of the Texas Big Thicket in addition to being a contributing photographer to American Heritage, Forbes, National Geographic Magazine, Smithsonian, Time-Life Books, and Texas Highways.

Death on Base: The Fort Hood Massacre

Anita Belles Porterfield

ANITA BELLES PORTERFIELD is a seasoned journalist who also served as the Director of Emergency Medical Services for the state of Louisiana, which provided her with a technical perspective in critiquing the response to the Fort Hood shooting. JOHN PORTERFIELD has a B.A. in journalism from the Manship School of Mass Communications at Louisiana State University. They both live in Boerne, Texas.

Death on Base: The Fort Hood Massacre

John Porterfield

ANITA BELLES PORTERFIELD is a seasoned journalist who also served as the Director of Emergency Medical Services for the state of Louisiana, which provided her with a technical perspective in critiquing the response to the Fort Hood shooting. JOHN PORTERFIELD has a B.A. in journalism from the Manship School of Mass Communications at Louisiana State University. They both live in Boerne, Texas.

From Slave to Statesman: The Legacy of Joshua Houston, Servant to Sam Houston

Patricia Smith Prather

PATRICIA SMITH PRATHER is a freelance writer, co-editor of the Texas Trailblazer series, a member of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and a second-generation Tuskegee graduate. She is executive director of the Houston Place Association.

Constables, Marshals, and More: Forgotten Offices in Texas Law Enforcement

Gloria Priddy

GLORIA PRIDDY has taught criminal justice courses at Angelo State University and currently teaches online at Sul Ross State University. She has published on Texas Rangers and constables.

Obstinate Heroism: The Confederate Surrenders after Appomattox

Steven J. Ramold

STEVEN RAMOLD is Professor of American History at Eastern Michigan University. He is the author of three previous books on the Civil War: Slaves, Sailors, Citizens: African Americans in the Union Navy; Baring the Iron Hand: Discipline in the Union Army; and Across the Divide: Union Soldiers View the Northern Home Front. He and his family reside in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

Bene-Dictions

Rush Rankin

RUSH RANKIN has published in The Failure of Grief, as well as in such journals as The Paris Review and Triquarterly. He currently teaches theory and literature at the Kansas City Art Institute.

Texian Stomping Grounds Mustangs and Cow Horses In the Shadow of History Coyote Wisdom
The Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 8 The Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 7 The Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 6 The Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 5 The Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 4 The Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 3

Gayle Reaves

GAYLE REAVES was a projects reporter and assistant city editor for The Dallas Morning News, where she was part of the team that won the 1994 Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting and in 1990, with two colleagues, received the George Polk Award.

If White Kids Die: Memories of a Civil Rights Movement Volunteer

Dick J. Reavis

DICK J. REAVIS, member of the Texas Institute of Letters, a senior reporter for the San Antonio-Express News, former senior editor of Texas Parks & Wildlife and Texas Monthly, is author of The Ashes of Waco and Diary of an Undocumented Immigrant, among other books. He lives in San Antonio.

Murder on the White Sands: The Disappearance of Albert and Henry Fountain

Corey Recko

COREY RECKO is an avid reader of history with an extensive knowledge of late nineteenth-century New Mexico. His interest in the Fountain case led to six years of research and writing. He lives in Lakewood, Ohio. For more information about the book and its author, visit www.coreyrecko.com.

Gideon Lincecum's Sword: Civil War Letters from the Texas Home Front

Peggy A. Redshaw

PEGGY A. REDSHAW is Professor of Biology at Austin College. The three previously coedited Science on the Texas Frontier: Observations of Dr. Gideon Lincecum.

German Pioneers on the American Frontier: The Wagners in Texas and Illinois

Andreas Reichstein

ANDREAS REICHSTEIN is a Lecturer on American History at the University of Hamburg and a program consultant for NDR (North German Radio). His previous book, The Rise of the Lone Star, won the Elizabeth Broocks-Bates Award, T. R. Fehrenbach Book Award, and the Texas Historical Foundation Book Award. He lives in Bremen, Germany.

Spartan Band: Burnett's 13th Texas Cavalry in the Civil War

Thomas Reid

THOMAS REID retired from teaching history at Lamar University, where he received his Master of Arts degree. Formerly an employee of the Department of the Army, he served six years on active duty and sixteen in the Army Reserve. He lives in Woodville, Texas.

Behind the Walls: A Guide for Families and Friends of Texas Prison Inmates

Jorge Antonio Renaud

JORGE ANTONIO RENAUD was born in New Mexico and has lived in Texas most of his life. A former copy editor for the Austin-American Statesman and the Waco Tribune-Herald, Renaud is a contributing columnist for Hispanic Link News Service. His op/ed columns have appeared in newspapers across the country. A former editor of the ECHO, the Texas Prison newspaper, Renaud has served time for armed robbery and was paroled in 2008. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Sam Houston State University and currently lives in Austin, Texas.

Charreada: Mexican Rodeo in Texas

Al Rendon

AL RENDON is the owner of Rendon Photography & Fine Art in San Antonio. A photographer since he has been able to hold a camera, his images have appeared in Newsweek, USA Today, Texas Monthly, and numerous other books and magazines.

Conducting Opera: Where Theater Meets Music

Joseph Rescigno

JOSEPH RESCIGNO is a seasoned conductor with a career that has taken him to more than fifty companies. He has served as guest conductor at opera houses around the world. He served as artistic advisor and principal conductor of the Florentine Opera Company in Milwaukee for 38 seasons and has been music director of La Musica Lirica in Novafeltria, Italy, since 2005. He has also recorded extensively, including two world premieres. He lives in New York City.

WASP of the Ferry Command: Women Pilots, Uncommon Deeds Nancy Love and the WASP Ferry Pilots of World War II

Sarah Byrn Rickman

SARAH BYRN RICKMAN is the author of an award-winning WASP novel, Flight from Fear; The Originals: The Women’s Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron of World War II; and Nancy Love and the WASP Ferry Pilots of World War II (UNT Press). She is the recipient of the Seventh Annual Combs Gates Award by the National Aviation Hall of Fame for her outstanding work on the women pilots of World War II.

In the Line of Duty: Reflections of a Texas Ranger Private

Judyth W. Rigler

JUDYTH W. RIGLER is book editor of the San Antonio Express-News and writes “Lone Star Library,” a column on Texas books carried in newspapers throughout the state. She is married to Erik T. Rigler, Lewis Rigler’s youngest son, who retired in 1994 after twenty-three years as an FBI agent and now works as an investigator for the Texas Lottery Commission.

In the Line of Duty: Reflections of a Texas Ranger Private

Lewis C. Rigler

Born in Lorena, Texas, in 1914, LEWIS C. RIGLER attended Texas A&M University. He entered Ranger service as a member of Dallas-based Company B, and retired in 1977. He is an investment consultant and owner of a bail-bond business. He speaks throughout Texas about his Ranger career.

From Texas to Tinian and Tokyo Bay: The Memoirs of Captain J. R. Ritter, Seabee Commander during the Pacific War, 1942-1945 Stilwell and Mountbatten in Burma: Allies at War, 1943-1944

Jonathan Templin Ritter

JONATHAN TEMPLIN RITTER has worked as an archivist with the Archdiocese of San Francisco and is currently the archivist for Archbishop Riordan High School. He earned a master’s degree in history from San Francisco State University and a master’s degree in library & information science from San Jose State University. He lives in San Francisco.

The Flow System: The Evolution of Agile and Lean Thinking in an Age of Complexity

Brian Rivera

BRIAN RIVERA is a former F-14 Topgun pilot and an Agile coach/consultant in the private and military sectors.

Short Call: Snippets from the Smallest Places in Texas, 1935-2000 This Place of Memory: A Texas Perspective The Cowgirls Wild Rose: A Folk History of a Cross Timbers Settlement, Keller, Texas

Joyce Gibson Roach

JOYCE GIBSON ROACH grew up in Jacksboro, Texas, where her rural roots in ranch country provide much of the substance of her writing in non-fiction, fiction, humorous narrative, musical folk drama and children’s stories. A member of the Texas Institute of Letters and member and past president of the Texas Folklore Society, she is also a two-time winner of the Spur Award from Western Writers of America and is the winner of the Carr P. Collins Award for non-fiction from the TIL. In her youth, Joyce rode barrel races and she made a fair hand at roundup, as long as she got to stay on horseback.

A Wyatt Earp Anthology: Long May His Story Be Told

Gary L. Roberts

GARY L. ROBERTS is emeritus professor of history at Abraham Baldwin College and author of Doc Holliday: The Life and Legend.

The Personal Correspondence of Sam Houston, Volume IV: 1852-1863 The Personal Correspondence of Sam Houston, Volume III: 1848-1852 The Personal Correspondence of Sam Houston, Volume II: 1846-1848 The Personal Correspondence of Sam Houston, Volume I: 1839-1845 Star of Destiny: The Private Life of Sam and Margaret Houston

Madge Thornall Roberts

MADGE THORNALL ROBERTS is the author of the award-winning Star of Destiny: The Private Life of Sam and Margaret Houston and editor of The Personal Correspondence of Sam Houston, Volume I: 1839-1845, The Personal Correspondence of Sam Houston, Volume II: 1846-1848, and The Personal Correspondence of Sam Houston, Volume III:1848-1852. She contributed to the research and design of “The Wall of History,” a permanent exhibit on the grounds of the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.

Classic Keys: Keyboard Sounds That Launched Rock Music

David E. Robertson

DAVID ROBERTSON is an industrial designer, commercial photographer, and design historian from Adelaide, Australia. He is a member of the Order of Australia for services to professional design.

The Next Settlement

Michael Robins

MICHAEL ROBINS was raised in Portland, Oregon, and educated at the University of Oregon and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His poems have appeared in Boston Review, The Cincinnati Review, Denver Quarterly, The Iowa Review, and elsewhere. He lives in Chicago.

The Diaries of John Gregory Bourke Volume 5: May 23, 1881–August 26, 1881 The Diaries of John Gregory Bourke Volume 4: July 3, 1880-May 22, 1881 The Diaries of John Gregory Bourke Volume 3: June 1, 1878-June 22, 1880 The Diaries of John Gregory Bourke Volume 2: July 29, 1876-April 7, 1878 The Diaries of John Gregory Bourke Volume 1: November 20, 1872-July 28, 1876

Charles M. Robinson III

CHARLES M. ROBINSON III received his bachelor’s degree from St. Edward’s University and master’s from the University of Texas-Pan American, and was a history instructor at South Texas Community College. He wrote more than twelve books, including Bad Hand: A Biography of General Ranald S. Mackenzie (T.R. Fehrenbach Award) and The Court Martial of Lieutenant Henry Flipper (Spur Award finalist). Robinson appeared on television documentaries for the Public Broadcasting System and the History Channel.

I Fought a Good Fight: A History of the Lipan Apaches

Sherry Robinson

SHERRY ROBINSON is a long-time New Mexico journalist and author whose work has earned awards from nine communications organizations. She graduated from the University of New Mexico and began her career in 1975 on the Navajo Reservation. She has worked for newspapers, television, and the University of New Mexico, where she edited the award-winning research magazine, Quantum. She is the author of Apache Voices and El Malpais, Mt. Taylor and the Zuni Mountains. Robinson has given talks on Apaches as a member of the speaker’s bureau for the New Mexico Humanities Council since 1999. She lives in Albuquerque.

The Bell Ringer

Victor Rodriguez

VICTOR RODRIGUEZ earned his bachelor and master’s degrees in art education from North Texas State College (now the University of North Texas) and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. He retired after twelve years as Superintendent of the San Antonio School District and lives in San Antonio, Texas.

The Story of North Texas: From Texas Normal College, 1890, to the University of North Texas System, 2001

James L. Rogers

JAMES L. ROGERS taught journalism at North Texas from 1953 to 1996 and also served as Vice President of Administrative Affairs (1965-71) and Director of University Planning (1971-78). He currently lives in Denton, Texas.

Cold Anger: A Story of Faith and Power Politics
The Roots of Latino Urban Agency

Rodolfo Rosales

SHARON A. NAVARRO and RODOLFO ROSALES are associate professors of political science at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Navarro is the author of Latina Legislator, co-author of Politicas, and co-editor of Latino Americans and Political Participation. Rodolfo is the author of the Illusion of Inclusion: The Untold Political Story of San Antonio.

Living in the Woods in a Tree: Remembering Blaze Foley

Sybil Rosen

SYBIL ROSEN was born in Lynchburg, Virginia, and holds a BFA from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. A screenwriter and playwright, she has won many awards. A short documentary for which she wrote the narration was nominated for an Academy Award in that category, and while she wrote for the TV show Guiding Light, it won an Emmy for best writing. She currently lives in Whitesburg, Georgia.

Convict Cowboys: The Untold History of the Texas Prison Rodeo Houston Blue: The Story of the Houston Police Department

Mitchel P. Roth

MITCHEL P. ROTH received the Ph.D. in history from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1993 and is currently professor of criminal justice at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. He has written extensively about the history of crime and punishment and was selected by the Texas Department of Public Safety to write its history and update it three times over the past fifteen years. His books include Crime and Punishment: A History of the Criminal Justice System, Historical Dictionary of Law Enforcement, and The Encyclopedia of War Journalism.

Bob Bilyeu Camblin: An Iconoclast in Houston's Emerging Art Scene

Sandra Jensen Rowland

SANDRA JENSEN ROWLAND is an art historian who trained at Rice, where she was Camblin’s student. She was mentored by Dominique de Menil for whom she worked during the 1970s. She then ran the Texas Project for the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art from 1978 to 1985. She lives in Salt Lake City.

Tracing Darwin's Path in Cape Horn Magellanic Sub-Antarctic Ornithology: First Decade of Long-Term Bird Studies at the Omora Ethnobotanical Park, Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve, Chile Miniature Forests of Cape Horn: Ecotourism with a Hand Lens Multi-Ethnic Bird Guide of the Sub-Antarctic Forests of South America

Ricardo Rozzi

RICARDO ROZZI is a professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies at the University of North Texas, and the Universidad de Magallanes in Chile. He is co-author of Multi-Ethnic Bird Guide of the Sub-Antarctic Forests of South America, Miniature Forests of Cape Horn, and Magellanic Sub-Antarctic Ornithology (UNT Press).

Constables, Marshals, and More: Forgotten Offices in Texas Law Enforcement

Lorie Rubenser

LORIE RUBENSER is associate professor of criminal justice at Sul Ross State University and the author of several articles and chapters on policing and special units.

Mexican Light / Cocina Mexicana Ligera: Healthy Cuisine for Today's Cook / Para el Cocinero Actual

Kris Rudolph

KRIS RUDOLPH is a native of Houston and owner of the restaurant El Buen Café in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where she lives. She also runs culinary tours and teaches Mexican cooking classes, as well as a workshop called “Salsa and Salsa,” which combines dancing and cooking classes.

When I Was Just Your Age

Robert Flynn and Susan Russell

SUSAN RUSSELL, co-founder of Learning About Learning Educational Foundation, designs children’s educational programs and products.

Contested Policy: The Rise and Fall of Federal Bilingual Education in the United States, 1960-2001

Guadalupe San Miguel, Jr.

GUADALUPE SAN MIGUEL, JR., is professor of history at the University of Houston. He is the author of “Let All of Them Take Heed”: Mexican-Americans and the Campaign for Educational Equality in Texas, 1910-1981, Brown, Not White: School Integration and the Chicano Movement in Houston, and Tejano Proud: Tex-Mex Music in the Twentieth Century.

Partial Eclipse

Tony Sanders

TONY SANDERS lives in New York City; he was educated at Yale University, University of Iowa, and University of Houston. His poems have appeared in Gettysburg Review, Grand Street, Harvard Review, Paris Review, Prairie Schooner, The New Republic and many other journals. Partial Eclipse is his first collection.

Making JFK Matter: Popular Memory and the 35th President

Paul H. Santa Cruz

PAUL H. SANTA CRUZ is an archivist at the George W. Bush Presidential Library in Dallas. Previously he was with the DeGolyer Special Collections Library at Southern Methodist University. He received his B.A. in history from Southwestern University and his M.A. in history from Southern Methodist University.

Finish Forty and Home: The Untold World War II Story of B-24s in the Pacific

Phil Scearce

PHIL SCEARCE is the son of Sgt. Herman Scearce, a World War II Pacific War veteran. Phil grew up listening to his dad’s war memories, and realized this was a story that had not been told. Phil is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a 2009 graduate of the Middle Tennessee State University Writer’s Loft Program. He is a member of the Tennessee Writer’s Alliance and his writing has appeared in The Tennessee Writer and other publications. Phil resides in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. When not writing, he works in insurance and enjoys spending time with his wife, two children, and five cats.

Eavesdropping on Texas History Texan Identities: Moving beyond Myth, Memory, and Fallacy in Texas History Women and the Texas Revolution

Mary L. Scheer

MARY L. SCHEER is professor and chair of the history department at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. She is the author of The Foundations of Texan Philanthropy, editor of the award-winning Women and the Texas Revolution (UNT Press), and co-editor of Twentieth-Century Texas: A Social and Cultural History and Texan Identities (both UNT Press).

William & Rosalie: A Holocaust Testimony

Rosalie Schiff

WILLIAM and ROSALIE SCHIFF, now both in their eighties, live in Dallas, Texas, and devote themselves full time to teaching children the dangers of prejudice and hate.

William & Rosalie: A Holocaust Testimony

William Schiff

WILLIAM and ROSALIE SCHIFF, now both in their eighties, live in Dallas, Texas, and devote themselves full time to teaching children the dangers of prejudice and hate.

Quantum Convention

Eric Schlich

ERIC SCHLICH’s stories have won prizes from Crazyhorse, Fairy Tale Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Electric Literature, and New South. His fiction has also appeared in Gulf Coast, Mississippi Review, and Redivider, among other journals. He received his PhD in English from Florida State University and his MFA in fiction from Bowling Green State University. He lives in Dunkirk, New York, and teaches at SUNY Fredonia.

Out of Time

Geoff Schmidt

GEOFF SCHMIDT received degrees from Kenyon College and the University of Alabama and teaches at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. The author of a novel, Write Your Heart Out, Schmidt has won a Pushcart Prize Special Mention. His work has appeared in The Southern Review, Crab Orchard Review, New Orleans Review, Black Warrior Review, and elsewhere. He lives in Edwardsville, Illinois.

You Shook Me All Campaign Long: Music in the 2016 Presidential Election and Beyond

Benjamin S. Schoening

BENJAMIN S. SCHOENING is an associate professor of music at the University of North Georgia.

Changing Perspectives: Black-Jewish Relations in Houston during the Civil Rights Era

Allison E. Schottenstein

ALLISON E. SCHOTTENSTEIN received her Ph.D. in American history with a specialty in Jewish History from the University of Texas at Austin. She currently teaches at the University of Cincinnati and its Blue Ash campus.

Out of Dallas: 14 Stories
Essays on Artistic Piano Playing

Silvio Scionti

SILVIO SCIONTI, after establishing himself as a much admired pianist and teacher at The American Conservatory and The Chicago Musical College, moved with his wife Isabel to New York City where the duo performed in all the major music centers in Europe, Mexico, and the United States. World War II interrupted that career and Scionti became Artist in Residence at the University of North Texas in 1942. As master teacher, clinician, conductor, arranger of works for two pianos, editor of many works for solo piano, and writer of essays on various aspects of piano playing, he attracted some of the most gifted pianists from all over the country, thereby greatly enhancing the reputation and growth of the School of Music. Throughout Scionti’s tenure at North Texas, his students won national and international piano competitions, ranking alongside students at music schools such as Juilliard, Eastman, and Curtis.

Special Needs, Special Horses: A Guide to the Benefits of Therapeutic Riding

Naomi Scott

NAOMI SCOTT is a volunteer in a therapeutic riding program at Rocky Top Therapy Center in Keller, Texas. She is the former assistant editor of two magazines for the Quarter Horse racing industry and a freelance writer and photographer in the equine field. She lives in Lake Dallas, Texas.

Texas Poets in Concert: A Quartet
Fort Worth Stories A History of Fort Worth in Black & White 165 Years of African-American Life Written in Blood: The History of Fort Worth's Fallen Lawmen, Volume 2, 1910-1928 Fort Worth Characters

Richard F. Selcer

RICHARD F. SELCER is the author of Fort Worth Characters (UNT Press) and Hell’s Half-Acre: The Life and Legend of a Red-Light District, and coauthor of Legendary Watering Holes: The Saloons that Made Texas Famous. He is a long-time adjunct professor at Tarrant County College and the International University in Vienna, and resides in Fort Worth.

The Core and The Canon: A National Debate
Adolphe Gouhenant: French Revolutionary, Utopian Leader, and Texas Frontier Photographer

Paula Selzer

PAULA SELZER is a third great-granddaughter of Adolphe Gouhenant. She has spent twenty-five years working on children’s health policy for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. EMMANUEL PÉCONTAL, a French professional astronomer and an historian of astronomy, works at the Centre Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon.

Here Comes the Roar

Dave Shaw

DAVE SHAW holds an MFA in fiction writing from University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His stories have won several awards and have been published in such periodicals as Stand and The Southern Anthology. He resides in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Last Stop, Carnegie Hall: New York Philharmonic Trumpeter William Vacchiano

Brian A. Shook

BRIAN SHOOK is assistant professor of music (trumpet) at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. From 2004 to 2009, Shook toured the United States with The King’s Brass and since 2009 has been principal trumpet of the Symphony of Southeast Texas. Originally from Ohio, Shook received his Bachelor of Music degree from Cedarville University. He continued his studies as a trumpet teaching assistant at Arizona State University, completing a Master of Music degree in 2003 and Doctor of Musical Arts degree in 2006. He lives in Beaumont, Texas.

Ground Pounder: A Marine's Journey through South Vietnam, 1968-1969

Gregory V. Short

GREGORY V. SHORT is a retired educator residing in Denton, Texas. With over thirty years of teaching experience, he has taught subjects in high school ranging from world, American, and Texas history to political science, economics, and physical education. He is working on a book describing civilization and economic evolution.

The Meyerson Symphony Center: Building a Dream

Laurie Shulman

LAURIE SHULMAN, B.A. from Syracuse University, M.A. and Ph.D. in historical musicology from Cornell, has had numerous articles published, including in The New Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians and The New Grove Dictionary of Opera. She also provides annotations and compact disc liner notes for various symphonies around the country. She resides with her husband in Dallas.

Final Destinations: A Travel Guide for Remarkable Cemeteries in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana

Jean Simmons

The Dallas Morning News writers are LARRY BLEIBERG, Travel Editor, BOB BERSANO, Personal Technology Editor, TOM SIMMONS, retired Executive Editor, JEAN SIMMONS, Travel columnist, KATHRYN STRAACH, Travel writer, and BRYAN WOOLLEY, Feature writer. LEON UNRUH is News Editor of the Anchorage Daily News.

Final Destinations: A Travel Guide for Remarkable Cemeteries in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana

Tom Simmons

The Dallas Morning News writers are LARRY BLEIBERG, Travel Editor, BOB BERSANO, Personal Technology Editor, TOM SIMMONS, retired Executive Editor, JEAN SIMMONS, Travel columnist, KATHRYN STRAACH, Travel writer, and BRYAN WOOLLEY, Feature writer. LEON UNRUH is News Editor of the Anchorage Daily News.

The LH7 Ranch in Houston's Shadow: The E. H. Marks' Legacy from Longhorns to the Salt Grass Trail

Deborah Lightfoot Sizemore

DEBORAH LIGHTFOOT SIZEMORE writes about Western history and Texas business for magazines and for corporate clients. The granddaughter of a turn-of-the-century Panhandle-South Plains cowboy, she lives and works in the country south of Fort Worth.

The Devil's Triangle: Ben Bickerstaff, Northeast Texans, and the War of Reconstruction in Texas

James M. Smallwood

JAMES M. SMALLWOOD was the author of Time of Hope, Time of Despair: Black Texans during Reconstruction.

No Hope for Heaven, No Fear of Hell: The Stafford-Townsend Feud of Colorado County, Texas, 1871-1911

James Smallwood

JAMES SMALLWOOD was professor of history at Oklahoma State University and the author of more than twenty books on Texas history.

The View from the Back of the Band: The Life and Music of Mel Lewis

Chris Smith

CHRIS SMITH was raised in Iowa and began playing the drums at age eight. He holds degrees from Northern Illinois University and Manhattan School of Music, and a doctorate from University of Northern Colorado. He is currently a professional drummer and educator in New York, frequently giving master classes throughout the U.S.

On the Jury Trial: Principles and Practices for Effective Advocacy

Judge Craig Smith

Before being elected to the 192^nd^ District Court in Dallas County in 2006, JUDGE CRAIG SMITH was an accomplished Texas trial lawyer for more than twenty-five years. As a judge, he was recognized as Trial Judge of the Year by the Dallas Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

He Rode with Butch and Sundance: The Story of Harvey "Kid Curry" Logan

Mark T. Smokov

MARK T. SMOKOV is the author of several articles on Kid Curry and other western outlaws. He has written for the WWHA Journal, the NOLA Quarterly, the WOLA Journal, Wild West magazine, and the Tombstone Epitaph. He is a life-long resident of Seattle, Washington, and a graduate of the University of Washington.

Flying with the Fifteenth Air Force: A B-24 Pilot's Missions from Italy during World War II In Hostile Skies: An American B-24 Pilot in World War II

David L. Snead

DAVID L. SNEAD, the editor, is an associate professor of history at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. He verified Davis’ account against military records and added explanatory notes for context.

No More Silence: An Oral History of the Assassination of President Kennedy

Larry A. Sneed

LARRY A. SNEED was born and reared in Indiana. He holds a B.S. degree from Indiana State University and two graduate degrees from the University of Georgia. He has been a high school history teacher in the Newton and Gwinnett Public School Systems in Georgia for thirty years. No More Silence is his first published work. He and his wife Barbara live in Lawrenceville, Georgia.

Stan Kenton: This Is an Orchestra!

Michael Sparke

MICHAEL SPARKE was born in Greater London, England, and continues to live there after retiring from teaching. He was first switched on to good music after hearing Woody Herman’s First Herd in 1945, and with Stan Kenton soon afterwards via Capitol shellac 78s from America sent by a pen-pal. Collaboration with the Dutch discographer Pete Venudor resulted in the discographies Kenton on Capitol and The Studio Sessions. Sparke has written liner notes for Kenton CDs on several labels, but this is his first full historical narrative about his favorite subject.

Captain John H. Rogers, Texas Ranger Captain J. A. Brooks, Texas Ranger

Paul N. Spellman

PAUL N. SPELLMAN is professor of history and division chair at Wharton Junior College, a native Texan, and an Old 300 descendant. He is the author of Race to Velasco, Forgotten Texas Leader: Hugh McLeod and the Texan Santa Fe Expedition, and Spindletop Boom Days.

Return of the Gar

Mark Spitzer

MARK SPITZER has caught and studied gar all over the planet, leading to an appearance on Animal Planet’s River Monsters. He also consulted for National Geographic’s Monster Fish episode on the alligator gar. The author of 21 books, including fiction, poetry, translations, and nonfiction, Spitzer is an associate professor of creative writing at the University of Central Arkansas and the editor of Toad Suck Review. He lives in Conway, Arkansas.

The Journals of Scheherazade How Heavy the Breath of God

Sheryl St. Germain

SHERYL ST. GERMAIN, originally from New Orleans, is poet-in-residence at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. Her previous books include Going Home, The Mask of Medusa, Making Bread at Midnight, and How Heavy the Breath of God.

Goodbye Gluten: Happy Healthy Delicious Eating with a Texas Twist
Nymphs of North American Stonefly Genera (Plecoptera)

Bill P. Stark

BILL P. STARK is Professor of Biology at Mississippi College in Clinton.

Hope for Justice and Power: Broad-based Community Organizing in the Texas Industrial Areas Foundation

Kathleen Staudt

KATHLEEN STAUDT is Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Endowed Professor of Western Hemispheric Trade Policy Studies at the University of Texas at El Paso. She is the author or editor of more than twenty books, including Border Politics in a Global Era and Violence and Activism at the Border.

No Hope for Heaven, No Fear of Hell: The Stafford-Townsend Feud of Colorado County, Texas, 1871-1911

Bill Stein

BILL STEIN was director and archivist at the Nesbitt Memorial Library in Columbus.

The Core and The Canon: A National Debate
Nymphs of North American Stonefly Genera (Plecoptera)

Kenneth W. Stewart

KENNETH W. STEWART is Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of North Texas and Visiting Professor of Zoology at the University of Oklahoma Biological Station.

My Remembers: A Black Sharecropper's Recollections of the Depression

Eddie Stimpson, Jr.

EDDIE STIMPSON, JR., born in 1929, lived on a dirt farm while attending Shepton School, Allen Colored School and Plano Colored School. He spent 21 years in the Army, then became a farmer again after retirement. He was the father of three children, grandfather of seven, and great-grandfather of one; he wrote this book for them.

Ohio Violence

Alison Stine

ALISON STINE is a 2008 winner of a Ruth Lilly Fellowship. She was born in Indiana and grew up in Ohio. A former Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, she is the author of the chapbook Lot of My Sister, winner of the Wick Prize. Her poems have appeared in such journals as The Paris Review, Poetry, and The Kenyon Review. This is her first book. She lives in Athens, Ohio.

Beyond the Quagmire: New Interpretations of the Vietnam War

Matthew M. Stith

MATTHEW M. STITH is Associate Professor of History at the University of Texas at Tyler and the author of Extreme Civil War: Guerrilla Warfare, Environment, and Race on the Trans-Mississippi Frontier.

Twentieth-Century Texas: A Social and Cultural History

John W. Storey

JOHN W. STOREY is a regents professor of history at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. He is the author of Texas Baptist Leadership and Social Christianity and coauthor of Southern Baptists of Southeast Texas, The Religious Right, and Religion and Politics.

Final Destinations: A Travel Guide for Remarkable Cemeteries in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana

athryn Straach

The Dallas Morning News writers are LARRY BLEIBERG, Travel Editor, BOB BERSANO, Personal Technology Editor, TOM SIMMONS, retired Executive Editor, JEAN SIMMONS, Travel columnist, KATHRYN STRAACH, Travel writer, and BRYAN WOOLLEY, Feature writer. LEON UNRUH is News Editor of the Anchorage Daily News.

Soul Data

Mark Svenvold

MARK SVENVOLD, winner of a Nation!/”Discovery” Award, received his MFA from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. His poems have appeared in a variety of magazines including AGNI, The Atlantic Monthly, The Gettysburg Review, The Nation, Ploughshares, The Virginia Quarterly Review and have been anthologized in Under 35: The New Generation of American Poets. He lives in New York City.

Single Star of the West: The Republic of Texas, 1836-1845

Charles Swanlund

CHARLES SWANLUND is professor of history at Blinn College and co-editor of A Lone Star Reader.

The Texas Legacy of Katherine Anne Porter

James T. F. Tanner

JAMES T. F. TANNER, editor of American Periodicals, teaches English at the University of North Texas. He has published in American literature, with a particular focus on Walt Whitman, and has served as managing editor of Studies in the Novel and as associate chairman of the English Department.

Confessions of a Horseshoer

Ron Tatum

RON TATUM has been shoeing horses for almost forty years, and feels like he is beginning to get the hang of it. After graduating from the University of California, Berkeley, he entered the Marine Corps, eventually retiring from the reserves as a Major. Somewhere along the way, he became a Presbyterian minister, a juvenile probation officer, a drug/alcohol counselor, a high school wrestling coach, and a college dean and professor (doctorate in higher education, University of Oregon). He still teaches college and he still shoes horses. He is married with four children and seven grandchildren. He has two dogs and one cat. No horses.

Journal of Schenkerian Studies 9
The Devil's Triangle: Ben Bickerstaff, Northeast Texans, and the War of Reconstruction in Texas

Carol C. Taylor

CAROL C. TAYLOR is an independent historian living in Greenville, Texas.

Pride of Place: A Contemporary Anthology of Texas Nature Writing

David Taylor

DAVID TAYLOR is the Academic Advisor in the Honors College at the University of North Texas and teaches in the Philosophy and English Departments. His previous works include South Carolina Naturalists: An Anthology, 1700-1860 and Lawson’s Fork: Headwaters to the Confluence. He lives in Denton, Texas.

Along the Texas Forts Trail

Donathan Taylor

DONATHAN TAYLOR is Associate Professor of History at Hardin-Simmons University.

A Wyatt Earp Anthology: Long May His Story Be Told

Casey Tefertiller

CASEY TEFERTILLER is a former writer for the San Francisco Examiner and the author of Wyatt Earp: The Life behind the Legend.

Marshall Terry

MARSHALL TERRY is an award-winning author of four novels and a collection of short stories, as well as a critic, historian and essayist. He is a professor of English and Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education at Southern Methodist University.

Walls That Speak: The Murals of John Thomas Biggers A Life on Paper: The Drawings and Lithographs of John Thomas Biggers

Olive Jensen Theisen

OLIVE JENSEN THEISEN is a long-time art educator living in Frisco, Texas. Theisen has received many awards for her teaching, including being named the Minnie Stephens Piper Professor for Art Education in

The Twenty-five Year Century: A South Vietnamese General Remembers the Indochina War to the Fall of Saigon Hell in An Loc: The 1972 Easter Invasion and the Battle That Saved South Viet Nam

Lam Quang Thi

LAM QUANG THI a general in the ARVN, is the author of [Hell in An Loc: The 1972 Easter Invasion and the Battle That Saved South Viet Nam][], also published by UNT Press. He lives in Fremont, California.

The Alamo

Frank Thompson

FRANK THOMPSON is an author, filmmaker, and film historian with a lifelong interest in the Alamo. Among his twenty books are The Alamo: A Cultural History, Alamo Movies, and The Alamo: The Illustrated Story of the Epic Film. He has also written numerous articles on the Alamo for publications ranging from Texas Monthly to The Philadelphia Inquirer. As an Alamo authority, Thompson has appeared in the History Channel’s television documentaries “The Alamo” and “History vs. Hollywood: The Alamo,” and has produced five video releases on the Alamo. He lives in North Hollywood, California.

Round the Levee
Phantom in the Sky: A Marine's Back Seat View of the Vietnam War

Terry L. Thorsen

TERRY L. THORSEN flew 123 combat sorties, garnering ten Air Medals, a Bronze Star award, and two Navy Unit Commendations. After retiring as a major, he was a professional photographer, a crime scene investigator, and finally a police department crime lab supervisor. He lives in Mansfield, Texas.

The Flow System: The Evolution of Agile and Lean Thinking in an Age of Complexity

Nigel Thurlow

*NIGEL THURLOW is CEO of The Flow Consortium and the former Chief of Agile at Toyota Connected.

An Artist at War: The Journal of John Gaitha Browning

Oleta Stewart Toliver

OLETA STEWART TOLIVER, a journalism graduate of Texas Tech University, is a free lance writer.

This Corner of Canaan: Essays on Texas in Honor of Randolph B. Campbell

Andrew J. Torget

ANDREW J. TORGET is Assistant Professor of History at the University of North Texas and co-editor of Crucible of the Civil War.

A Life in Music from the Soviet Union to Canada: Memoirs of a Madrigal Ensemble Singer

Alexander Tumanov

ALEXANDER TUMANOV was born in the Soviet Union and earned degrees in Slavic philology and music before joining the Madrigal Ensemble in Moscow. He emigrated to Canada with his family in 1974, where he completed a Ph.D. and joined the Department of Slavic and East European Studies at the University of Alberta. The author of the biography of Maria Olenina d’Alheim in both English and Russian, he currently lives in London, Ontario, Canada, with his wife Alla.

A Life in Music from the Soviet Union to Canada: Memoirs of a Madrigal Ensemble Singer

Vladimir Tumanov

Translator and editor VLADIMIR TUMANOV holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature from the University of Alberta and teaches modern languages at Western University in London, Ontario, where he lives.

Forging the Star: The Official Modern History of the United States Marshals Service

David S. Turk

DAVID S. TURK is Historian of the United States Marshals Service. He serves on the U.S. Marshals Museum Board and maintains responsibility for the agency’s historical programs. Turk is the author of five books, including one relating to the outlaw Billy the Kid, Blackwater Draw. He lives in Woodbridge, Virginia.

The Flow System: The Evolution of Agile and Lean Thinking in an Age of Complexity

John R. Turner

JOHN R. TURNER is assistant professor at the University of North Texas in the College of Information.

Shoot the Conductor: Too Close to Monteux, Szell, and Ormandy

Robin Underdahl

ROBIN UNDERDAHL holds an M.F.A. in creative writing from Columbia University and writes fiction, nonfiction, and memoir. She also lives in Dallas.

Final Destinations: A Travel Guide for Remarkable Cemeteries in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana

Leon Unruh

The Dallas Morning News writers are LARRY BLEIBERG, Travel Editor, BOB BERSANO, Personal Technology Editor, TOM SIMMONS, retired Executive Editor, JEAN SIMMONS, Travel columnist, KATHRYN STRAACH, Travel writer, and BRYAN WOOLLEY, Feature writer. LEON UNRUH is News Editor of the Anchorage Daily News.

Legends and Life in Texas: Folklore from the Lone Star State, in Stories and Song Thirty-three Years, Thirty-three Works: Celebrating the Contributions of F. E. Abernethy, Texas Folklore Society Secretary-Editor, 1971-2004 Cowboys, Cops, Killers, and Ghosts: Legends and Lore in Texas First Timers and Old Timers: The Texas Folklore Society Fire Burns On Hide, Horn, Fish, and Fowl: Texas Hunting and Fishing Lore Celebrating 100 Years of the Texas Folklore Society, 1909-2009 Death Lore: Texas Rituals, Superstitions, and Legends of the Hereafter Folklore in Motion: Texas Travel Lore Folklore: In All of Us, In All We Do Inside the Classroom (and Out): How We Learn through Folklore

Kenneth L. Untiedt

KENNETH L. UNTIEDT is the Secretary-Editor of the Texas Folklore Society. He earned his bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from Texas Tech University. He is a professor of English at Stephen F. Austin State University, where he teaches Technical Writing, American literature, and folklore. He and his family live on a farm west of Nacogdoches, Texas.

A Biscuit for Your Shoe: A Memoir of County Line, a Texas Freedom Colony

Beatrice Upshaw

Longtime photographer RICHARD ORTON was born and lives in Nacogdoches. He is the author of The Upshaws of County Line: An American Family.