photo by David A. Brown
Writers in the Schools students shared their stories and poems at the Menil Collection on May 23rd, 2013. The reading was recorded by KUHF’s new public affairs show, Houston Matters, and three young writers were featured on this week.
Writers in the Schools provides educational programs for children at the Menil Collection 60 days a year.
Poetry is alive and well in Houston! Public Poetry, a nonprofit organization founded to bring poets and the general community together and to create a buzz about poetry, is ready to celebrate again.
Join in the fun at Kendall Neighborhood Library (609 N. Eldridge, 77079) on Saturday, September 3rd, at 2 PM.
This month’s featured poets include Hayan Charara, Marcell Murphy, longtime WITS supporter Susan Wood, and WITS writer Ryler Dustin. KUHF‘s St. John Flynn will make a guest appearance, and student poet, Lucie Gulick, from WITS will perform!
After the reading, we’ll head over to Beans Café Coffeehouse for some good conversation. Directions: Turn right out of the library parking lot, and then take 1st left just after the first traffic light (1127 Eldridge Parkway).
Mention PUBLIC POETRY and get a 10% discount on any coffee drink. Original photos from Katya Horner will be on display. Enjoy a great hour of on September 3rd, 2 PM, Kendall Neighborhood Library.
During the Summer Creative Writing Workshops, WITS students visited Taping For The Blind, a nonprofit whose mission is to enrich the lives of individuals with visual, physical and learning disabilities by transforming what is seen into what is heard. Tune in this Friday, September 17, and listen as Emma, Alyssa, Jivanni, Leah, David, and Vincent read their poems on The Poet’s Corner. You can tune in at 88.7 FM KUHF, or following Friday’s broadcast, download the archived recording, “WITS Students,” by clicking this link.
HISD’s Instructional Media TV stopped by to capture the experience. View the segment.