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Southwestern Writers Collection and Witcliff Gallery
View on-line exhibits and learn about your favorite Texas authors at this site, home of Southwest Texas State University's Southwestern Writers Collection and Witcliff Gallery of Southwestern and Mexican photography.

The Virtual Texan
Browse Texas-inspired articles, essays, columns, and poems at the Virtual Texan, created by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

The Western Folklife Center
Why do cowboys write poems? The Western Folklife Center's site answers that question and offers specifics on cowboy poetry in Texas.

The Tejas Storytelling Association
The Tejas Storytelling Association invites you to browse its newsletter, Texas Teller, which contains articles for aspiring and professional storytellers alike.

The Texas Council for the Humanities
The Texas Council for the Humanities' Web site is packed with information about humanities events across Texas, as well as schedules of local television and radio programs on a variety of historical, literary, and cultural topics.

Humanities Interactive
Explore a variety of online exhibits on topics ranging from censorship to studies of the Texas-Mexican border.

The Handbook of Texas Online
Search the Handbook of Texas Online, a multidisciplinary encyclopedia, for thousands of articles on literary figures, historical events, geography, and other topics.

Institute for Oral History
Learn how to collect your family's oral history with an online workshop at Baylor University's Institute for Oral History.

Famous Texans
Visit this site for biographies of famous Texans in history, literature, government, and the arts.

The Texas Institute of Letters
Get an inside look at the Texas Institute of Letters through its online newsletter, which includes the literary organization's annual awards to Texas authors and news about its members.

Texas Book Festival
Learn all about the annual Texas Book Festival at its main Web site, which offers information on festival events, the schedule and location, featured Texas authors, and more.

Texas Commission on the Arts
Read profiles of up-and-coming Texas writers and artists, plus explore resources for using the arts in the classroom with this site, created by the Texas Commission on the Arts.


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