Public Poetry Reading

Posted May 31, 2013 & filed under Notebook.

13_publicpoetry_springseries_juneJoin us this Saturday, June 1st, at 2 PM to hear a fantastic line-up of poets at the Oak Forest Neighborhood Library, 1349 West 43rd Street, Houston, TX, 77018.

Participating poets include James Adams, Darla McBryde, Dustin Pickering, and Charlie Scott. A WITS student also will perform, so come out and support the arts at this Public Poetry event!

Public Poetry exists to bring the public and poetry community together and to create a buzz about poetry. Public Poetry was awarded the Best Reading Series in Houston by the Houston Press.

Poetry Around Town

Posted May 1, 2013 & filed under Notebook.

Houston is Poetry Town.  Every weekend there are events featuring poets young and old.  Don’t miss the fun!

Here are two free WITS-related poetry events on Saturday, May 4th:

13_publicpoetry_springseries_mayPublic Poetry, the award-winning monthly reading series, will be at Oak Forest Neighborhood Library at 1349 West 43rd Street, Houston, TX, 77018, at 2 PM.  Featured poets include WITS Associate Director Bao-Long Chu.

Pluto Wild-Card Slam will be at Heights Neighborhood Library, 1302 Heights Blvd., Houston, TX 77008, from 10 AM-12 PM. Youth ages 13-19 are encouraged to participate.  A poetry workshop will kick off the morning, followed by a slam competition.