“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!