I write & edit fiction, nonfiction, poetry, essays, long-form journalism. Former editor @ Ft Worth Star-Telegram & American Literary Review. Blogger. Corporate communications, social media, marketing.
I feel certain that no one has remembered me in their prayers for a long, long time. Until recently, that is....
Fiction by Sonny Bohanan: Eighteen-year-old James McClellan faces a difficult decision when he's drafted into the Vietnam War in 1969.
Long-secret documents reveal Fort Worth Catholic bishop covered up a priest's sexual transgressions. A 3-part investigation. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Sonny Bohanan went back to high school for a nine-month project profiling five students in the Class of 2000 who agreed to open their lives to public inspection. The result was a 5-day serial narrative. 21,300 words. Amarillo Globe-News.
Hoping to lessen animals' suffering, Erlene Wheeler works a heart-breaking job. Just don't call her a dogcatcher, please. Amarillo Globe-News.
Dallas Cowboys steal the spotlight from Air Force fighter pilots during training camp in Wichita Falls. It's the season of swagger. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Ray Wylie Hubbard came home to Oak Cliff's Kessler Theater, and he brought his granddaddy's guitar with him. sonnybohanan.com
Maybe you don’t know how sick America has become. I’ll tell you: After the latest mass shooting in San Bernardino on Dec. 2, Republicans voted the next day to allow suspected terrorists on the U.S.…...
As an oilfield firefighter, Tex Thornton cheated death many times, but it caught up with him in an Amarillo motel. A 3-part true crime serial. Amarillo Globe-News.
Visiting Writer Matt Bell of Michigan finished his fiction reading at UNT without breaking a sweat. Literally. sonnybohanan.com
I called my grandmother on her 97th birthday, and she regaled me with stories about farming in the Oklahoma Panhandle during the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression. sonnybohanan.com
The Freedom Group is one of the gun manufacturers profiting from the epidemic of mass shootings in the United States. The company not only marketed the assault rifle that Adam Lanza used to kill 20…...
Without a doubt, President Obama has helped the image of the United States during his two terms in office. He's repaired America's relationship with her Western allies, who were lied to, just as the American people were lied to, and fed faked intelligence by the George W. Bush administration in the run-up to the Iraq War.
The Tate-Bohannan feud 80 years ago in Clovis, N.M., left 3 men dead and 19 kids fatherless. Where is the lesson in such senseless death? sonnybohanan.com
Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are leading the Republican Party presidential hopefuls. I don’t know if that’s more funny or scary After six debates among the Republican presidential hopefuls…...