Travel along with Marc Hess as he shares insights he gained writing his new novel “The Gillespie County Fair”, helping you looking into the heart of the Texas Hill Country and its disappearing family values.
Explore the human stories underpinning the changes going down as rampant land development and tourist money flood the old German farming community of Fredericksburg.
How do we hold onto our traditional values in an evolving world? That is the question that lies at the core of Marc Hess’s new novel set in Fredericksburg. Utilizing his fictional account to discuss the hidden effects of tourism growth, where many have prospered. Marc will challenge you to step out of your comfortable realities and be curious about what is really at stake as the Hill Country evolves into a semi-urban culture. How do we hold onto our values when our beloved Hill Country is changing significantly?