Center for the Study of the Southwest
Free-Tailed Bat Award Winner
This year's winner of the Free-Tailed Bat Award for Excellence in Criticism goes to Dr. Brett J. Derbes for his review of Stephen Harrigan's Big Wonderful Thing. Dr. Derbes has been a member of the Texas State Historical Association since 2008, and he has worked as the Managing Editor of the Handbook of Texas since 2015. We congratulate Dr. Derbes and his continuous support for Texas history and scholarship.