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Bill Minutaglio on Black Texas
UT journalism prof to talk Tuesday in San Marcos
"...A heads up for Bill Minutaglio, who will be signing and discussing his new..."

April 26, 2010 Books Post by Michael King

Making Waves
Austin Screenwriter Bill Wittliff Discusses The Perfect Storm
", which smells of cigarette smoke and well-worn leather, Bill Wittliff is talking about how some things don't. Grief...."

June 30, 2000 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

The Devil’s Sinkhole
by Bill Wittliff
"...Bill Wittliff's boy named Papa is back for more picaresque..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Arts Feature by Joe O'Connell

The Devil's Backbone
Bill Wittliff's debut novel is a picaresque tale with a "Lucky Heart"
"...The Devil's Backboneby Bill Wittliff University of Texas Press, 224pp., $29.95..."

Dec. 5, 2014 Arts Feature by Joe O'Connell

Made Pictures
The Photos of the Wittliff Gallery & Mariana Yampolsky
"...Southwestern Writers Collection and the inauguration of the new Wittliff Gallery of Southwestern & Mexican Photography, Dr. Jerome Supple..."

Oct. 25, 1996 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

Telling Stories
Bill Wittliff seeks the "yes" in his debut novel, The Devil's Backbone
"...To meet Bill Wittliff in his Downtown Austin office is to meet..."

Dec. 5, 2014 Arts Feature by Joe O'Connell

Lost at Sea and Back Again
Bill Broyles' Extraordinary Adventure Story
"...on the angry, magnificent ocean. Drifting.How Do You Know Bill? It is the Austin premiere of Cast Away, and..."

Dec. 29, 2000 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

A League of Their Own
"...bestselling computer game on which the film is based). Bill Wittliff, the Austin icon/godfather of Austin film, is finishing..."

March 12, 1999 Screens Feature by Jesse Sublett

A Mutual Respect
Russell Lee's documentary photographs of the Great Depression helped fashion our collective visual memory of that era, but his greatest achievement may have been the trust he engendered in his subjects.
"...seeing "Russell Lee: A Centenary Exhibition," currently at the Wittliff Gallery of Southwestern & Mexican Photography in San Marcos,..."

Aug. 29, 2003 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

A Book of Photographs From Lonesome Dove
Reproduced in sepia tones, the photographs are not movie stills in any traditional sense; their composition is more artful and idiosyncratic than documentary
"...A Book of Photographs From Lonesome Doveby Bill Wittliff University of Texas Press, 164 pp., $45..."

Dec. 14, 2007 Screens Review by Cindy Widner

A Sense of Place
For two decades, Stephen L. Clark's gallery has made a home for photographers of the region
"...some kind by the artists who made them – Bill Wittliff, Kate Breakey, Keith Carter, and Sean Perry, respectively..."

Oct. 18, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'Between Heaven and Texas' and 'La Vida Brinca'
Two from UT Press
" Bill Wittliff..."

May 26, 2006 Books Review by Cindy Widner

The Art of the Business of Art
Gallery owners David Berman, Wally Workman, and Steve Clark talk about their lives promoting artists and selling art
"...all the galleries in town, with the exception of Bill Davis', we're the only one that shows mostly Austin-based..."

July 30, 2004 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

Short Cuts
"...Bill Wittliff is a man of many hats. He is..."

Dec. 25, 1998 Screens Column by Marjorie Baumgarten

Texas Book Festival 2016: The Full List
TBF hosts Don DeLillo, Thomas Dolby, Emma Cline, 277 more
"...C. Boyle (The Terranauts), Lone Star screenwriter and novelist Bill Wittliff (The Devil's Backbone), Stephen Harrigan (A Friend of..."

Sept. 15, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Fellow Travelers
"...Cary Roberts' The Life and Lies of Billy Sol, the biopic of the legendary West Texas con..."

March 12, 1999 Screens Feature

Austin Film Festival Snags Chappaquiddick as Closing Night Film
Full lineup includes Call Me by Your Name, Three Billboards
"...the three-act structure.) • The regional premiere of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, a black comedy from Irish writer/director..."

Sept. 26, 2017 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

In Memoriam: Sam Shepard
The late writer-actor left lots of himself in Central Texas
"...The Wittliff Collections at Texas State in San Marcos is home..."

Aug. 3, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Arts Bullets
Texas high schoolers act; Deborah Hay lectures; Bill Wittliff and Julie Speed read; and you learn about Duchamp
"...write when the Austin Museum of Art Downtown hosts Bill Wittliff and Julie Speed on Saturday, May 8, 2-4pm,..."

May 7, 2004 Arts Feature

The Long View
John Graves' 'Myself and Strangers' finds the 83-year-old looking back at his past and into his future
"...that he's glad to be here. His good friend, Bill Wittliff, says, "Just being in John's presence, you feel..."

April 30, 2004 Books Feature by Steve Moore

Screen Trash
Garbage Stands Out from the Rubbish Heap
" hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, Byck and co-writer/actor Derich Wittliff drove through the dumps of Mississippi to Louisiana's famed..."

March 14, 1997 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

You're Looking at It
The heart of rock 'n' roll may be Cleveland, but the "Heart of Film"? You're looking at it.
"...Also look for local heroes Bill Broyles (Planet of the Apes, Apollo 13), Polly Platt..."

Oct. 4, 2002 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Texas Medal of Arts Awards: The stars at night are big and bright ...
Stars fall on Austin April 3 as the Texas Cultural Trust Council hands out its annual Texas Medal of Arts Awards to some of the Lone Star State's greatest cultural heroes
"...(Theatre); photographer, director, producer, and screenwriter of Lonesome Dove Bill Wittliff (Media Multimedia); and pioneering stage director, dramatist, educator,..."

March 30, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Thirty Years on Location
An overview of the Texas Film Commission, which has been wedding film production and the state economy for 30 years.
"...1991-2000 breakdown totals incoming monies in excess of $2.26 billion. In 2000 alone, the combined production budgets of films..."

June 15, 2001 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Gazing at the Texas Film Awards Through a Crystal Ball
The Texas Film Awards celebrate the state's best filmmaking
"...Bill Wittliff, screenwriter of The Black Stallion and The Perfect..."

March 6, 2015 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

'View From Within'
Photographers rally around one of their own
"...– including Keith Carter, Bear Guerra, O. Rufus Lovett, Bill Wittliff, Andrew Yates, Dan Winters, and, of course, McSpadden..."

Dec. 16, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Producer
Austinite Robert Rodriguez has, of course, been a maverick from the get-go, but it's wife and producer Elizabeth Avellán who often seems the cogent heart and soul behind her husband's outrageously entertaining productions.
" town that's like this little jewel box. [Screenwriter] Bill Wittliff has a house down there. It's just a..."

Sept. 12, 2003 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Short Cuts
The skies still may not be all that friendly, but at least hanging out at in the airport terminal's gotten better.
"...of two local filmmaker/writers -- William Broyles Jr. and Bill Wittliff -- are on loan from the Southwestern Writers..."

Sept. 6, 2002 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

The second annual Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards honors Texas' finest contributors to cinema.
"...which saw actress Sissy Spacek, columnist Liz Smith, screenwriter Bill Wittliff, and director Robert Benton honored for their contributions..."

March 8, 2002 Screens Feature by Margaret Moser

Short Cuts
South by Southwest announces attendees, the Texas Hall of Fame releases names of first honorees, and other news and events of interest to the local film community.
"...King Hesher Ozzy Osbourne, who will be attending (alongside wife/manager/Billy Corgan-victim Sharon) as part of Penelope Spheeris' new rocker-doc..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

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