Cynthia Leal Massey

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Cynthia Leal Massey is an award-winning author of historical fiction and nonfiction, focusing on Texas and Mexico. A former corporate editor, college English instructor, and magazine editor, she has published hundreds of articles and stories in anthologies, newspapers, and magazines, and is the author of several books. She was the 2008 winner of the Lone Star Award for Magazine Journalism given by the Houston Press Club for "Is UT Holding our History Hostage?" published by Scene in SA magazine. Her books have won several awards: Among them, a WILLA Literary Award for Best Original Softcover fiction, a Will Rogers Silver Medallion Award for Best Western Nonfiction, and a San Antonio Conservation Society Award. She is a full-time writer. ...more

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It’s been a while since I last posted. A year! So much has happened in that year: a pandemic, shut-downs related to it, a crazy presidential election and non-stop political controversy, and now a snowstorm in South Texas! I am looking out my office window and it is snowing for a second time in four days. Unprecedented, although I am old enough to remember another snows

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