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Larry D. Carver, Director CLA 2.104, Mailcode G6210, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-3458

Gregory B Curtis

Senior Lecturer MA, San Francisco State University

Humanities Coordinator

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Biography

Born:

Corpus Christi, Texas, December 5, 1944

Raised:

Kansas City, Missouri. Two sisters and a brother. Graduated Southwest High School. In winter often walked there two miles in the snow. (True!)

Graduated:

Rice University with a BA in English. Then a Masters in English from San Francisco State College.

1967 - 1972:

Ran a small - very small - printing and publishing company in San Francisco.

1972 - 1981:

Writer on the staff of Texas Monthly.

1981 - 2000:

Editor of Texas Monthly. During editorship magazine won many prizes including five National Magazine Awards. In 2000 selected by the Columbia Journalism Review as one of the ten best magazine editors in the country. Read Article.

Publications:

Texas Monthly, The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, Fortune, Time.

Disarmed: The Story of the Venus de Milo (Knopf, 2003)

The Cave Painters: Probing the Mysteries of the World’s First Artists (Knopf, 2006)

Family:

Married. Three daughters, one son. Lives in Austin, Texas.

Hobbies:

Adequate equestrian, aspiring magician.

 

Interests

literature, archaeology, art, French, magic
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