S. C. Gwynne

S. C. Gwynne

S. C. Gwynne (@scgwynne) is a former executive editor at Texas Monthly and the author of the New York Times bestsellers Empire of the Summer Moon, Rebel Yell, and The Perfect Pass. He lives in Austin, Texas. 


A U.S. military bunker blights

Paradise With an Asterisk

Remote Bikini Atoll would appear to be the world's last pristine adventure destination. Except that just below the surface, deadly radioactivity endures. S.C. Gwynne returns to the site of one of...

Pecos Float

The Lost River of Divine Reincarnation

In its last alkaline stretch before sluicing into the Rio Grande, the Lower Pecos is a river abandoned by time. Which is why, when four friends get lost, stranded, and thirsty while canoeing it,...