reading

Houston Writer Recounts Long Recovery from Sexual Assault

UH Creative Writing PhD Lacy Johnson's powerful new memoir tells a story of survival.

07/24/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 25–27

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

07/23/2014 By Michael Hardy

Foodie TV

America's Test Kitchen Comes to Jones Hall

Christopher Kimball takes his popular PBS cooking show on the road.

06/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House Interview

Interview: Jennifer Mathieu, Author

A new young-adult novel aims to tell the truth about “sluts” and “players”.

06/02/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 25–27

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

04/23/2014 By Michael Hardy

Poetry

Poet Ange Mlinko on Country Music and Houston Cockroaches

The UH Creative Writing Program professor discusses her erudite, playful poetry and sharp-elbowed literary criticism.

04/22/2014 By Michael Hardy

Interviews

Ice House Interview: Pledging Ourselves to Allegiance

We sit down with Tom Abrahams, author and Channel 13 reporter, to discuss his new book set in Houston.

04/07/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Literature

Brazos Bookstore Celebrates 40 Years in Business

Karl Kilian, the founder of Houston's premier independent bookstore, reflects back on four decades at the center of the city's literary scene.

04/04/2014 By Holly Beretto

Poetry

Phi Slama Jama

Space City Slam gives teen poets a chance to make their voices heard.

03/25/2014 By Alice Alsup

Reading

Mohsin Hamid Brings Lahore to Houston

The Pakistani-born writer reads from his most recent novel, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, at Inprint tonight.

03/24/2014 By Anis Shivani

It Coulda Been Verse

Houston’s Found Poetry Tells Us a Lot About Ourselves

In Houston, poetry can be found just about anywhere.

03/03/2014

Invective

Houston Deplored: Our Wretched Mudhole Through History

A "city without a single good restaurant," and "infested with Methodists and ants" to boot.

02/27/2014 By John Lomax

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 21–23

Where to go, what to do, and who to see.

02/19/2014 By Michael Hardy

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Sketches: Emanuelee "Outspoken" Bean (Video)

The Houston wordsmith on the power of poetry

02/18/2014 By Peter Holley

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 14–16

Where to go, who to see, and what to do.

02/12/2014 By Michael Hardy

Interview

How to Reconstruct Your Life From Photographs

UH Creative Writing Program graduate David Stuart MacLean discusses his new memoir about amnesia ahead of his Brazos Bookstore reading tonight.

02/07/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 7–9

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

02/05/2014 By Michael Hardy

Book List

Gourmet Butcher's Guide to Meat

Vermont butcher Cole Ward has written a much-needed guide for meat lovers.

01/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

On the Road

The 10 Strangest Dining Recs in Moon Handbooks' Guide to Houston

Try Corner Bakery for breakfast, and other dubious insights.

01/29/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 24–26

Where to go, who to see, and what to do.

01/22/2014 By Michael Hardy