The Paisano

Between the lines: Essays One by Lydia Davis

Graphic by Reagan Baughman

Paris Cantu

November 20, 2019

The first of a two-part series, “Essays One” by Lydia Davis is a dense volume of 502 pages. She pays close attention to the minute details of literature, language and art. The pieces date back to the 1970s, with the most recent one from 2017. The essays range from a page and a half dedicated to a...

American sour

“Virginx” by Natalia Treviño and “American Suite” by Steven G. Kellman.

Alejandro Lopez

November 14, 2018

Students, professors, colleagues, English fanatics and poetry lovers alike gathered at the San Antonio Library Foundation to celebrate UTSA Professor Steven G. Kellman, Ph.D., and UTSA alumna Natalia Treviño for their double-book launch on Nov. 9. UTSA Professor Wendy Barker, Ph.D., started the nigh...

Award-winning author reads his works aloud at UTSA

Benjamin Shirani, The Paisano

Ben Shirani

February 8, 2017

On Friday, Feb. 3, the UTSA Creative Writing Series hosted Antonio Ruiz-Camacho in a small lecture room in the Business Building. There were about 24 guests, including the event organizer Dr. Kellman, an author and a professor of comparative literature in the English department. Ruiz-Camacho is the ...

Booking it: Texas Book Festival puts literature and culture on display

October 29, 2013

Matthew Duarte Every year, thousands of people descend on Austin for a weekend of festival fun. But this isn’t another music festival the Capital of Texas plays host to — it’s the Texas Book Festival, an annual tradition since its conception in 1995. This year’s iterat...