marfa: the transformation of a west texas town


Marfa, Texas: The Transformation of a West Texas Town is out! You can order at Amazon or UT Press. If you're Austin-based, Book People has it in the University of Texas Press section on the main level, and if you're in Marfa, stop by the Marfa Book Company to get your copy.

Read an interview about the book in the Alcade.

Check out a blurb about the book in D Magazine.

Read an interview in the Houston Chronicle.

I was happy to chat with David Brown of the Texas Standard to discuss the book. Listen here!

I will be participating in the 2017 Texas Book Festival in Austin. I'll be at the The Contemporary Austin from 1:30-2:15 on Saturday, November 4th.

Listen to my talk with Diana Nguyen of Marfa Public Radio on West Texas Talk!

I'm very excited to be attending the Humanities Texas Holiday Book Fair at the Byrne-Reed House in Austin on Saturday, December 9th, between 10am-1pm. Stop by if you are around!

Willard Spiegelman has reviewed the book in the Wall Street Journal. "Her book is an absorbing analysis of, and a love letter to, a community she has visited for the past six years." I hadn't thought about the book in this way but I do think it's a love letter of sorts and I like and appreciate that assessment.

My friend Lonn Taylor has reviewed the book in his weekly column, The Rambling Boy, in the Big Bend Sentinel.

I'll be speaking at the Marble Falls Public Library as part of their Lunch with an Author program on May 11th at 11:30am.

Read a dual review of my book and Jeffrey Yang's Hey, Marfa at Pasatiempo.