Archive for: sarah bird


Novelist Sarah Bird On Her Love Letter to Texas Women

When novelist Sarah Bird arrived in Austin in 1973, she was a recent graduate from the University of New Mexico who was moving to follow her boyfriend. As time...



My Life in the Stacks

One insatiable writer plumbs the depths of UT’s library system. I like to say that the universe gave me the two gifts essential to becoming a writer: a bad childhood...



Flash Back

Studying photojournalism at UT led me from a degree in anthropology to the life of a novelist, with stops at prison rodeos, beauty salons, and the LBJ Library along...