The Daily Texan

All content by Madeleine Crum

Visiting writer influenced by architecture, favorite bands

February 23, 2011

Editor’s Note: This is the sixth installment of a column exploring the literary world in Austin. Paul Lisicky’s prose is architectural. Not only do his stories concern themselves with themes...

One-act play retells story with racial plot change

November 18, 2010

“The boats will be ready for the Flood, and we’re not going to work for the Pharaoh unless we have a union contract,” an informed Adam says in “No Snakes in This Grass,” a...

Dystopian novel merges romance, futuristic realities

August 10, 2010

“What is this, an iPhone?” a character gawks in Gary Shteyngart’s latest novel, “Super Sad True Love Story: A Novel.” This sort of tech-minded snobbery and a departure...

Gallery exhibits Woodstock singer’s latest artistic effort

April 20, 2010

A girl in a bohemian dress sways to the rhythm of her favorite song. Shirtless 20-somethings yell and tussle in the August heat. Thousands of music lovers engage in a mutual dance, despite being surrounded...