Texas Weather: An Anthology of Poetry, Short Fiction, and Nonfiction

Texas Weather: An Anthology of Poetry, Short Fiction, and Nonfiction

edited by Terry Dalrymple and Laurence Musgrove

Editors Laurence Musgrove and Terry Dalrymple have collected poetry, fiction, and nonfiction from 59 writers on the power and beauty of weather in the Lone Star State. The resulting anthology from Lamar University Literary Press, Texas Weather, celebrates with intimate detail and incredible scope why Texans are so fascinated with, wary of, confounded by, and thankful for their weather.


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About the Editors

Laurence Musgrove and his wife, Marie-Clare, live in San Angelo, Texas, where he teaches creative writing, composition, and comic studies at Angelo State University. His recent poetry collection is Local Bird, and he is also the author of Handmade Thinking, a book demonstrating how students can use drawing to engage and respond to literary texts. His essays on academia have appeared in Inside Higher Ed, and he cartoons at www.texosophy.com.

Terry Dalrymple’s books of fiction include Love Stories (Sort of), Texas 5 X 5: Twenty-Five Stories by Five Texas Writers (coauthored book of stories), Salvation (stories), and Fishing for Trouble (novel for middle readers), as well as a book of stories he edited, Texas Soundtrack: Texas Stories Inspired by Texas Music. His stories have also been published in dozens of journals and anthologies. He and his wife, Lorraine, live in San Angelo, Texas, where he teaches literature and writing for Angelo State University.