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Tom Grimes' The Workshop reviewed
"...on Iowa's Place in Twentieth-Century American Literature edited by Tom Grimes..."

Oct. 22, 1999 Books Feature by Clay Smith

A Change in Perspective
Tom Grimes doesn't rewrite history in his memoir, Mentor – he just understands it a little better now
"...Tom Grimes wasn't having a great morning. On summer break..."

Aug. 27, 2010 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones
SWT creative writing director Tom Grimes' new novel: an excerpt
"...Tom Grimes is flagrantly intelligent and a swift, smooth, ultra-savvy..."

April 25, 2003 Books Feature by Shawn Badgley

A Portrait of the Artist as a Grad Student
Chronicle reviewer David Garza uses Tom Grimes' new history of the Iowa Writers' Workshop to question whether creative writing can be taught.
"...Tom Grimes, who earned an MFA from the University of..."

Oct. 22, 1999 Books Feature by David Garza

High Crimes
"...plays Claire Kubik, star attorney and loving wife to Tom Kubik (Caviezel). Their storybook marriage is ripped apart when..."

April 5, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

SWTSU's Top Twenty Triumph
Saving Literature... One Writer at a Time
"...Creative Writing students and faculty at SWTSU's annual M.F.A...."

May 22, 1998 Books Feature by Robin Bradford

Author by Author
Notable Folks in Their Own Write
"...Hightower | D. Marion Wilkinson | Jan Grape | Tom Grimes | Tom Doyal | Evelyn Palfrey | Marian..."

May 1, 1998 Books Feature

Final Judges
Profiles of the Short Story Contest judges.
"...Tom Doyal My abbreviated biography cannot convey the full splendor..."

Sept. 17, 1999 Features Feature

Southwest Texas State University
"...Roger Jones, and in particular to the efforts of Tom Grimes, the director of the M.F.A. program. Grimes assumed..."

April 21, 2000 Books Feature by Barbara Strickland

Book deals, raw deals, and notable upcoming events of interest
"...driven young writers I've ever known," says program director Tom Grimes, "and what's amazing is that his work covers..."

May 11, 2007 Books Column by Shawn Badgley

Is the movie better than the book? In the case of Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport, that old argument seems a bit moot.
"...Odds (Baen Books, 416 pp., $24)... The end of Tom Grimes' semester-long sabbatical from directing the creative writing program..."

Dec. 8, 2000 Books Column by Clay Smith

The $10 house in which Katherine Anne Porter grew up in Kyle is now worth nearly $1 million due to fundraising efforts to save and restore the house. What does the change mean for Porter's reputation?
"...think she would find a certain sense of justice," Tom Grimes says, "in the fact that she's in Best..."

Sept. 3, 1999 Books Column by Clay Smith

" the country as a total package," according to Tom Grimes, who directs the MFA program...."

Jan. 22, 1999 Books Column by Clay Smith

Take Me, Instead
An interview with SWT's Arturo Mancha, whose novel in progress was a recent break-in casualty
"...the first time around," he says. But, says Dr. Tom Staley, the director of the Harry Ransom Humanities Research..."

April 25, 2003 Books Feature by Michael Erard

Central Texas writer Tom Grimes has a play date in L.A., Deborah Hay duets with Baryshnikov in Brooklyn, and Jouét flies off to Louisville, plus legislative applause for Austin musicals Jouét and Oliver!
"...Tom Grimes, noted author, director of the MFA program in..."

June 1, 2001 Arts Column by Robert Faires

"...Tom Grimes, SWT's director of the M.F.A. and creative writing..."

Nov. 13, 1998 Books Column by Clay Smith

Telling War Stories
National Book Award winner and SWT professor Tim O'Brien is real. He's blunt. But he's also, according to Chronicle editor Sarah Hepola, responsible for her hangover.
"...Thomas Chippering, the protagonist of O'Brien's most recent novel, Tomcat in Love: "At a cocktail party, say, or at..."

April 28, 2000 Books Feature by Sarah Hepola

The Ninth Annual Austin Chronicle Short Story Contest
"...score of one to five. Then Chronicle marketing director Tommi Ferguson and I look at the scores, read over..."

Sept. 29, 2000 Features Feature by Clay Smith

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Tom Grimes, head of the creative writing program at SWT,..."

May 8, 1998 News Feature

Look into my eye. Look into my other eye. Rub noses!
"...House No. 19 for Texas State creative writing head Tom Grimes' memoir/essay on saving the Katherine Anne Porter House..."

Nov. 26, 2004 Books Column by Shawn Badgley

Authors Who Need Authors
Authors who need authors are the luckiest authors: We assess the harmonies and tumults at the 2002 Texas Book Festival.
"...discussion with Annie Proulx and SWT creative writing head Tom Grimes. Proulx was her abrasively brilliant self, dismissing dumb..."

Nov. 22, 2002 Books Feature by Shawn Badgley

New Fest
Why the Texas Book Festival decided to loosen its criteria this year.
"...Dunow, and Southwest Texas State creative writing program director Tom Grimes as moderator...."

Nov. 16, 2001 Books Feature by Clay Smith

What were the big literary news stories in the region for 1999?
"...think [Porter] would find a certain sense of justice," Tom Grimes said at the time, "in the fact that..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Books Column by Clay Smith

Well I'll be damned : the Texas Institute of Letters has decided to name an award after Mr. Joe Bob Briggs his own self. Also, the news about what Tom Grimes will attempt to do in public in the near future with his new collection of writings from the Iowa Writer's Workshop, The Workshop.
"...October 20, at 7:30pm at Barnes & Noble Arboretum, Tom Grimes will attempt to lift, in public, using only..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Books Column by Clay Smith

And Then Some
The Best American Short Stories of the Century

June 25, 1999 Books Feature

The Faculty
"...Tom Grimes, fiction Grimes' most recent novel is City of..."

May 22, 1998 Books Feature

Making Lists
"...The 50+ Best Books on Texas by A.C. Greene..."

Jan. 1, 1999 Books Feature by Dick Holland

2003 Texas Book Festival Preview
"...Noon-1pm CER E2.012Remembering Tom Lea José Cisneros, James Lea, Becky Duval Reese, Moderator:..."

Nov. 7, 2003 Books Feature

Why I Read ...
"...are also writers, like Jesse Sublett, Marion Winik, and Tom Doyal. But casting the net a bit further among..."

Jan. 8, 1999 Books Column by Clay Smith

2001 Texas Book Festival Schedule
"...Stanley Marcus. With special guests David R. Farmer & Tom Wolfe..."

Nov. 16, 2001 Books Feature

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