Porter house
Katherine Anne Porter House © Author Adventures
© Author Adventures

“It is such a relief to be told the truth.” –Katherine Anne Porter

The Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center in Kyle is an important stop because Katherine Anne Porter is a profound Pulitzer Prize-winning writer. Kyle is near Austin, Texas, and has a population of approximately 43,500. Make sure you find out ahead of time when they can accept visitors because open hours vary.

Read about Katherine Anne Porter here: britannica.com.

Her best known book is Ship of Fools. Another popular book she wrote is The Old Order: Stories of the South. The short stories in that book paint a picture of how dark circumstances and deep feelings affect relationships and choices. Her characters are original and unforgettable.

This is the seventh stop on Part One of our Texas Trail!

Patricia Smart