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English Profs Edit Literary Anthology

November 21, 2016

A new anthology of poetry, fiction and nonfiction works edited by Drs. Laurence Musgrove and Terry Dalrymple of the Angelo State University English faculty has been published by Lamar University Literary Press.

Titled “Texas Weather,” the anthology includes the works of more than 50 authors on the power and beauty of the weather in the Lone Star State. It celebrates with intimate detail and incredible scope why Texans are fascinated with, wary of, confounded by, and thankful for their weather. 

The 198-page volume also includes an introduction by Clay Reynolds, professor of arts and humanities and director of creative writing at the University of Texas at Dallas. 

<strong>Dr. Laurence Musgrove</strong>Dr. Laurence MusgroveMusgrove is chair of the ASU Department of English and Modern Languages. In 2015, he published his own book of poetry, titled “Local Bird,” through Lamar University Literary Press. His poetry has also appeared in the Concho River Review, Buddhist Poetry Review, Elephant Journal, Inside Higher Ed, Southern Indiana Review and Red River Review. He blogs at and publishes his cartoons at

<strong>Dr. Terry Dalrymple</strong>Dr. Terry DalrympleDalrymple is a professor of English and holds the John S. Cargile University Professorship. He published a book of short fiction in 2015, titled “Love Stories (Sort Of),” through Lamar University Literary Press. His other works of fiction include “Salvation,” a short story collection; “Fishing for Trouble,” a novel for middle readers; and “Texas 5X5: Twenty-Five Stories by Five Texas Writers,” which he co-authored. His stories have been published in dozens of journals and anthologies, and he is the editor of “Texas Soundtrack: Texas Stories Inspired by Texas Music.” 

“Texas Weather” is available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Lamar University Literary Press and other online booksellers.


Dr. Laurence Musgrove

Dr. Terry Dalrymple