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Pioneer Grit and Newfangled Novels
Debra Monroe's Hill Country Life
"...Hill Country towns and my scheduled interview with writer Debra Monroe. I had done my homework at the gentle..."

April 17, 1998 Books Feature by Tom Doyal

Define 'Normal'
Debra Monroe on the families we're born with and the families we build
"...I've known Debra Monroe since the early 1990s, when I was a..."

May 14, 2010 Books Feature by Scott Blackwood

Why Be 'Normal'?
Debra Monroe to read from her memoir On the Outskirts of Normal Thursday
"...Since the Chronicle profiled Debra Monroe back in May, the novelist and Texas State..."

June 15, 2010 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Like a Virgin
"...Since Debra Monroe helped create the book tour for her most..."

Aug. 28, 1998 Books Column by Clay Smith

Joe O'Connell's Top Reads of 2015
Paradise Sky and The Best I Recall head a list of stellar Lone Star books
"...important book to come out of Austin this year. Debra Monroe's blue-collar-to-academia memoir My Unsentimental Education (University of Georgia..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Joe O'Connell

Take Me, Instead
An interview with SWT's Arturo Mancha, whose novel in progress was a recent break-in casualty
"...Fiction writer Debra Monroe, his workshop instructor this semester, called Auroboros "sprawling..."

April 25, 2003 Books Feature by Michael Erard

The Joys of Meanness
Scott Blackwood's initiation into the writing life
"...started the program for several years until SWT professor Debra Monroe took one of his stories to then-director Miles..."

Aug. 10, 2001 Books Feature by Robin Bradford

2002 Texas Book Festival Schedule
"...for ChildrenJane Hampton Cook, Margaret McManis, Paul Robert Walker, Debra L. Winegarten, Moderator: Patricia McMahon..."

Nov. 15, 2002 Books Feature

Newfangled Untangled
"..."The caustic fact of the afternoon, the felt fact,..."

April 17, 1998 Books Feature

Texas Lit
"...February 4, 7:30pm at the HRC's fourth floor auditorium. Monroe's Maidie..."

Jan. 30, 1998 Books Column by Clay Smith

SWTSU's Top Twenty Triumph
Saving Literature... One Writer at a Time
"...Fiction writer Debra Monroe, who also came to SWTSU in 1992, says..."

May 22, 1998 Books Feature by Robin Bradford

States of Mind
Off the Bookshelf
"...of Trouble; $10 paperback A Wild, Cold State by Debra Monroe..."

Aug. 11, 1995 Arts Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...and Blumenthal did not return the Chronicle's telephone calls. Debra Monroe, an author and associate professor of English and..."

May 8, 1998 News Feature

The Faculty
"...Debra Monroe, fiction Monroe's recent novel, Newfangled, is being called..."

May 22, 1998 Books Feature

New Voices
"...a Simon & Schuster editor who edited local author Debra Monroe's Newfangled, speaks of September and October as the..."

Feb. 6, 1998 Books Column by Clay Smith

Gay Place: Grandma's Revenge
Rudolph was framed!
"...EDUCATION Enjoy a cocktail reception and conversation with author Debra Monroe and hosted by Neena Husid. Sat., Dec. 5,..."

Dec. 4, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

Texas Book Festival 2015: The Mighty 300
Authors for Fest 20 include Lethem, Lemony, Pitts, Diggs, Hart
" Austin: Life and Labor in an American City), Debra Monroe (My Unsentimental Education: A Memoir), Jan Jarboe Russell..."

Sept. 4, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Specht Speaks!
More Q&A with Migratory Animals author Mary Helen Specht
"...local writer who I really respect – she’s wonderful: Debra Monroe teaches at Texas State – read an early..."

Jan. 15, 2015 Arts Post by Jessi Cape

Ben Fountain's Coming to San Marcos
Mayor's Book Club author joins TSU English Department
"...creative writing faculty, which includes Doug Dorst, Steve Wilson, Debra Monroe, and others...."

April 22, 2013 Books Post

Give Them Books This Year!
Second Annual Humanities Texas Holiday Book Fair
"...Sherman, Steven Weinberg, Elizabeth S. D. Engelhardt, Diana Welch, Debra Monroe, Barbara Ras, Monica Perales, Steven Boyd, Mary Volcansek,..."

Dec. 6, 2010 Books Post by Anne Harris

2001 Texas Book Festival Schedule
"...Scott Blackwood, Christopher Cook, Paul Ruffin, Moderator: Debra Monroe..."

Nov. 16, 2001 Books Feature

Book news, signings, and author appearances this week.
"...Oct. 27, he'll join fiction writers and SWT faculty Debra Monroe and Tom Grimes in an open forum Q&A..."

Oct. 20, 2000 Books Column by Clay Smith

Upcoming events in September.
" host a fiction panel with writers Tom Grimes, Debra Monroe, Leslie Marmon Silko, Dagoberto Gilb, and Tim O'Brien,..."

Sept. 8, 2000 Books Column by Clay Smith

"...Debra Monroe is the author of a novel, Newfangled, and..."

May 12, 2000 Books Review by Debra Monroe

Texas Writers Month is here and that means … lots and lots of Texas writers speaking at a multitude of events.
"...panel discussion, with Robert Draper, Jan Reid, Mary Powell, Debra Monroe, and Dick Holland moderating, at B&N Arboretum on..."

May 5, 2000 Books Column by Clay Smith

Southwest Texas State University
"...the quality and dedication of faculty members Kathleen Peirce, Debra Monroe, Cyrus Cassells, Dagoberto Gilb, Steve Wilson, Tim O'..."

April 21, 2000 Books Feature by Barbara Strickland

Austin is clearly experiencing a bout of literary event mania.
"...don't provide any examples of Arkansas books... SWT prof Debra Monroe's Newfangled is finally out in paperback as is..."

Feb. 11, 2000 Books Column by Clay Smith

Books We Love and a Few Books We Don't
" Michael Ondaatje 3. A Wild, Cold State by Debra Monroe 4. The Pugilist at Rest by Thom Jones..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Books Feature

Why I Read ...
"...SWT professor and writer Debra Monroe: Ted Solotaroff's memoir Comes in Blows and a..."

Jan. 8, 1999 Books Column by Clay Smith

Making Lists
" Southwest Texas State are novelists Tom Grimes and Debra Monroe, both of whom have become vibrant contributors to..."

Jan. 1, 1999 Books Feature by Dick Holland

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