Trinity University Press

Diane Barnet

Diane Barnet, a resident of South Austin for fifteen years, is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in the Dallas Morning News, the New York Times, Backpacker, and elsewhere.

Inside South Austin

South Austin is a quirky part of town, sort of the Texas answer to Greenwich Village in New York or the Left Bank in Paris. Big business and government stay on the far side of Lady Bird Lake. There may be glittering vistas across to the Texas capitol, but the main goal over here seems to be to keep Austin weird. Inside South Austin guides readers to vacant lots sprouting gourmet kitchens in...