Fanselow, Julie. “The Emotional Truth: Writings of Author Pam Houston.” Writer’s Digest 76, no. 10 (October, 1996): 6. Houston’s first collection of stories “Cowboys Are My Weakness” continues to sell well since its publication in 1992. She feels that stories always change in the retelling.
Gilbert, Elizabeth. “Risky Business.” Review of A Little More About Me, by Pam Houston. The New York Times Book Review, September 12, 1999, p. 25. Review of the author’s autobiography which also discusses Houston’s numerous adventures and the path that her autobiographical stories take.
Houlihan, Mary. “Wild World of Words; Her Tales Mix Love, Adventure.” Chicago Sun-Times, October 10, 1999, p. G17. Interview with the author in which she discusses her early family history, mentors, teaching, and future adventures.
Houston, Pam. “On the River with Pam Houston: Adventure, a Cure for Bad-Love Blues.” Interview by Molly O’Neill. The New York Times, July 15, 1992, p. C1. Interviewer goes on a three-day river trip with the author while they discuss Houston’s childhood, men and first book, Cowboys Are My Weakness: Stories.
Houlihan, Mary. “Truth and Dare: Pam Houston’s Greatest Adventure Is Within Herself.” Interview by Lori Tobias. Denver Rocky Mountain News, September 12, 1999, p. 1E. Houston discusses her early childhood and autobiography. Her use of personal experiences in her short stories is also addressed.
Reynolds, Susan Salter. “I Love Lucy: Waltzing the Cat, by Pam Houston.” The Los Angeles Times Book Review, November 15, 1998, 12. Reviews her second book with a special emphasis on the author’s use of personal experience and metaphor as writing strategies.
See, Carolyn. “Running Life’s Rapids.” The Washington Post, October 30, 1998, p. D02. Discusses the issues of concern to Lucy, the main character in Waltzing the Cat, such as men, her parents, and risking her life.