Via Dolorosa: an Autoethnography of Townes Van Zandt by Coyote Shook



Coyote Shook is an Appalachian expat, trans-crip cartoonist, and comic-historian living in Austin, Texas. They’re a PhD student in American Studies at the University of Texas, Austin. Their work has most recently appeared in or is forthcoming in The Roanoke Review, The South Dakota Review, The Maine Review, Shenandoah Magazine, Michigan Quarterly Review, Santa Fe Writers Project Quarterly, The San Antonio Review, Honey Literary Magazine, North Dakota Quarterly, The Puritan, The Florida Review, The Wisconsin Review, the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era Influenza Project, the National Humanities Center, and the North Carolina Folklore Journal. Their graphic memoir, Coyote the Beautiful, was the 2020 winner of the Jeanne Leiby Chapbook Award (the first comic to win) with The Florida Review.