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Bill Wittliff

writer/producer Lonesome Dove, Raggedy Man, Country; writer The Black Stallion, The Perfect Storm
Bill Wittliff is a distinguished screenwriter and producer whose credits include Lonesome Dove, The Perfect Storm, The Black Stallion and Legends of the Fall, among others. His photography has been published in the books A Book of Photographs from Lonesome Dove, La Vida Brinca, and Vaquero: Genesis of the Texas Cowboy. His most recent photography project involves solargraphy, using a tallboy beer can as a pinhole camera. He has published three novels including The Devil’s Backbone (2014), The Devil’s Sinkhole (2016), and The Devil’s Fork (2018) with the University of Texas Press. Wittliff is a past president and Fellow of the Texas Institute of Letters and a recipient of major awards for writing, filmmaking, and book design. He and his wife Sally, are co-founders of Austin’s highly regarded Encino Press and The Wittliff Collections at Texas State University.

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