Joe Nick Patoski

Joe Nick Patoski is an Austin-based writer who has authored the book Selena: Como la Flor and coauthored Stevie Ray Vaughan: Caught in the Crossfire, as well as writing the text for his previous collaborations with Laurence Parent, Texas Coast and Texas Mountains. His work has appeared in the Texas Observer, National Geographic, Texas Monthly, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Rolling Stone, Outside, Field and Stream, Men's Journal, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, No Depression, American Heritage, Condé Nast Traveler, Travel and Leisure, Travel Holiday, American Way, and Southwest Spirit, among other publications. In addition to his writing career, he works in radio, lectures, and has driven a taxi and managed rock-and-roll bands.
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