Journal of Texas Women Writers (JoTWW) is an online, peer-reviewed, biannual journal dedicated to fostering Texas womenâ€™s writing and to studying texts by Texas women writers. JoTWW publishes creative writing (nonfiction, fiction, poetry, etc.) by women writers from or currently living in Texas, scholarly articles about the lives and texts of women writers from Texas and/or women writers who have lived for significant periods in Texas, brief encyclopedic entries on cultural issues relevant to Texas womenâ€™s writing, as well as reviews of creative, critical, and biographical studies that include Texas women writers. JoTWW's critical articles focus on well-known Texas women writers, such as Katherine Anne Porter (below), Sandra Cisneros, Mary Karr, and Gloria E. AnzaldÃºa, on lesser-known Texas women writers (such as Dorothy Scarborough, Jane Gilmore Rushing, and Naomi Shihab Nye), and on non-Texas women writers whose texts are set inâ€”or are in some way related toâ€”Texas. Issues are published in spring and fall. Submissions should be sent by email attachment to Dr. Linda Kornasky, Managing Editor: Linda.Kornasky@angelo.edu.Â To access the most recent issue, just click on the "Current" link above.
Photograph of Katherine Anne Porter, April 4, 1940; Porter was born in Indian Creek, Texas, in 1890.