Horror screenwriter who’s most widely known for co-writing the basic horror film, The Tx Chainsaw Massacre. He researched English on the College or university of Tx, Austin. He in addition has worked being a college or university lecturer, particularly at Rice College or university in Tx. He grew up in Virginia. He and Hector Ruiz talk about a common educational trajectory, having both researched at College or university of Tx at Austin and afterwards becoming associated with Rice College or university.