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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 Texas...."

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

Shepherding Shepard
The material legacy of playwright Sam Shepard calls Central Texas home
"...Sam Shepard exhibition on display at Texas State University's Wittliff Collections, you'll come face-to-face with a striking photograph of..."

Dec. 6, 2013 Arts Feature by Adam Roberts

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

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

Day Trips
Texas-born Pulitzer Prize-winning author Katherine Anne Porter left a literary legacy
"...program, says Connie Todd, curator at the Alkek Library's Wittliff Collections...."

Dec. 18, 2009 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Screening of Willie Nelson's Red Headed Stranger Announced for Luck, Texas
The Eighties Western comes to the town built for the movie
"...movie will also be on display courtesy of the Wittliff Collections. The writer/directer of Red Headed Stranger, Bill Wittliff..."

June 18, 2019 Screens Post by Reid Jowers

Faster Than Sound: Willie and a Movie
The Red Headed Stranger rides again at Luck Cinema's kickoff, thriving Austin rapper Ladi Earth can't be categorized, and more music news
"..."Luck Cinema" event also remembered recently departed Austinite Bill Wittliff, who wrote, directed, and co-produced the movie with Nelson,..."

July 12, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Austin Film Festival Snags Chappaquiddick as Closing Night Film
Full lineup includes Call Me by Your Name, Three Billboards
"...actor and playwright Sam Shepard, presented by writer Bill Wittliff in partnership with the Wittliff Collections. • Dan Rather..."

Sept. 26, 2017 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Campus Hacks: Texas State University
Learn the (Texas) state of all things university with these hacks
"...Another gallery worth visiting is The Wittliff Collections in the Alkek Library’s top floor. Not only..."

Aug. 23, 2017 Chronolog Post by May Olvera

Shepard & Dark
The turbulent but creative connection between theatre legend Sam Shepard and writer and collector Johnny Dark is explored in this documentary. The film also features the work of a couple of Austin film mavericks: editor Sandra Adair and musician Graham Reynolds.
"...from those papers that’s currently on display at the Wittliff Collections at Texas State.) Ream upon ream are eventually..."

Oct. 25, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

News/Print
Sci-fi, slam, and sainted stoners: what's happening in books this week
"...on Monday, Aug. 17, from 8 to 11pm... The Wittliff Collections at Texas State University in San Marcos haven't..."

Aug. 14, 2009 Books Column by Kimberley Jones

Imagined Mexico
A personal guide to three exhibits on Mexico through one bifurcated perspective
"...all manner of ephemera from the center's extensive film collections...."

April 16, 2010 Arts Feature by Belinda Acosta

The Hightower Report
Words for Wall Street Greed; and Corporatist Court Favors Mountaintop Destruction
"...week, Jim Hightower donated his personal archives to the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University-San Marcos. Known as the..."

March 13, 2009 News Column by Jim Hightower

Cormac McCarthy to Settle Down 'The Road'
Texas State acquires the papers of Texas' most famously reclusive writer
"...papers for its Southwestern Writers Collection, part of the Wittliff Collections at the Alkek Library in San Marcos...."

Jan. 18, 2008 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

The Game-Changers
The 2009 class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
"...of Austin, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University, the Ransom Center at..."

May 29, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

NEA Backs Austin Film Festival's On Story
The writer's film festival gets national support
"...year), as well as a research archive at the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University...."

July 12, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

In Memoriam: Gary Cartwright
Time to "Turn Out the Lights" for the Texas Mad Dog writer
"...lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University, where his papers and..."

March 2, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Day Trips: November Events Roundup
Get out of town with this helpful guide
"...Conscience (artist talk and reception), Nov. 15, 2pm. The Wittliff Collections at the Alkek Library, Texas State University, San..."

Nov. 4, 2015 Travel Post by Gerald McLeod

A House of My Own: Stories From My Life
In this collection of essays, letters, lectures, and more, Sandra Cisneros opens wide the doors to the house of her life
"...other effects related to her literary career to the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University. In this process of..."

Oct. 16, 2015 Arts Feature by Melanie Haupt

Film Flam
Pacino sightings, plus SXSW keynote drama
"...• The Austin Film Festival is partnering with the Wittliff Collections to present a special event this week on..."

Dec. 5, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Film Flam
The news goes on … Forever
"...• The Wittliff Collections at Texas State University will host a screening..."

Oct. 9, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

News/Print
Book Fest shorts, upcoming readings, and more
"...Texas State University with readings and signings at the Wittliff Collections (Oct. 17) and the Katherine Anne Porter Literary..."

Oct. 3, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

Karen Russell Reads in Central Texas
San Marcos today, Kyle tomorrow
"...giving a reading this afternoon at Texas State University's Wittliff Collections at 3:30pm...."

April 18, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

Mary Margaret Farabee: In Memoriam
Philanthropist and Texas Book Festival co-founder has died
"...Heritage Society of Austin, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Wittliff Collections at Texas State University, Ransom Center at UT,..."

March 5, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Au Revoir, Les Enterns
Jordan Gass-Pooré
"...The Wittliff Collections at the Alkek Library Survival Tips for Incoming..."

Aug. 24, 2012 Features Feature by Tyler Pratt

Off the Record
Asylum Street Spankers' last laugh
"...Over," Aug. 22, 2008) is being honored by the Wittliff Collections and the Center for Texas Music History at..."

April 22, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

Poser: My Life in 23 Yoga Poses
Two memoirs explore new parenthood and old childhoods with still-open wounds
"...is hyperaccented, which may be explained by Dederer's own recollections of an overweight childhood), and the book's end-epiphanies, while..."

Feb. 18, 2011 Books Review by Kimberley Jones

A Change in Perspective
Tom Grimes doesn't rewrite history in his memoir, Mentor – he just understands it a little better now
"...will also host a reading and booksigning at the Wittliff Collections in San Marcos on Wednesday, Sept. 15, at..."

Aug. 27, 2010 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

The Hightower Report
The Foreign Corporation Vote; and Forming a Beer Party
"...exhibit through July 31 as part of Texas State's Wittliff Collections. Sat., May 1, 1-7pm. Texas State University, San..."

April 30, 2010 News Column by Jim Hightower

Bill Minutaglio on Black Texas
UT journalism prof to talk Tuesday in San Marcos
"...at Texas State University in San Marcos in The Wittliff Collections, Alkek Library, Seventh Floor. Open to the public,..."

April 26, 2010 Books Post by Michael King

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