Domingo Martinez is the New York Times Best Selling author of The Boy Kings of Texas, a finalist for The National Book Award in 2012, and the critically acclaimed My Heart Is A Drunken Compass. The Boy Kings of Texas is a Gold Medal Winner of the Independent Publishers Book Award, a Non-Fiction Finalist for The Washington State Book Awards, and was nominated for a 2013 Pushcart Prize.
His work has appeared in The New York Times, Texas Monthly, The New Republic, Saveur Magazine, Huisache Literary Magazine, Epiphany Literary Journal, and he is a regular contributor to This American Life and NPR's All Things Considered. He’s appeared on The Diane Rehm Show, and was the recipient of the Bernard De Voto Fellowship for Non-Fiction at Bread Loaf Writer’s Colony in 2013, and was inducted into the Texas Institute of Letters.
The Boy Kings of Texas has been optioned by House of Heath, an Academy Award-winning film and television production company (Still Alice, Best Actress 2014, Julianne Moore) out of London.
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