Clare Beams: “The NEA Lit Everything Up for Me”
The NEA directly changed my life—or the writer part of it, anyway. My book would not exist without it. More
from We Show What We Have Learned
Clare Beams's WE SHOW WHAT WE HAVE LEARNED is a finalist for the 2017 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Read the titular story. More
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Texas Observer will continue publishing after staff crowdfunds more than $300,000.
The crusading liberal magazine had planned to lay off its staff after its nonprofit board voted to shut down. But it reversed course on Wednesday.
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