MARCH 1—JULY 31, 2005
RIO GRANDE: The Storied River
SOUTHWESTERN WRITERS COLLECTION
above: detail from Crossing the Rio Grande, a photograph by Bill Wittliff
Rolando Hinojosa-Smith is considered the Dean of Chicano Literature. Hinojosa has won one of Latin America's most prestigious literary awards, the Premio de las Casas de las Americas, for his series of books about the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
(photo of Rolando Hinojosa-Smith courtesy of UT News and Information)
Dick J. Reavis is a former Senior Editor of Texas Monthly and the author of several books including Without Documents and Conversations with Moctezuma: Ancient Shadows Over Modern Life in Mexico. He's written extensively on the US-Mexico borderlands.
(photo of Dick J. Reavis by Will Van Overbeeek)
Jan Reid, editor of the anthology Rio Grande, is a founding contributor and a writer-at-large for Texas Monthly. He is the author/co-author of seven books, including The Improbable Rise of Redneck Rock, The Bullet Meant for Me: A Memoir, and Close Calls: Jan Reid's Texas.
(photo of Jan Reid by Tommy Holt)