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Read These 10 Black Protagonist-Driven YA Books with Your Kids

Local librarians recommend powerful and inspiring coming-of-age stories.

02/09/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Words of Love

Meet J. Iron Word, Houston’s Enigmatic Modern Poet

The mysterious writer spends his days writing about love.

02/05/2021 By Gabi De la Rosa

Read this

Inprint’s 40th Margarett Root Brown Reading Series Lineup Just Went from Big to Epic

Kazuo Ishiguro and Jhumpa Lahiri will now join an already-stacked lineup of literary heavyweights.

01/05/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Lighting Up the Holidays

Everything Is Bigger and Better in Texas. Even the Christmas Lights.

Katy's JD Schuck talks creating his wild Christmas light shows and having his front yard featured in photographer Danelle Manthey's new book, "American Christmas."

12/17/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

One for the Books

Houston Book Community Mourns Local Literary Titan Karl Kilian

Kilian helped forge the Bayou City's place on the national literary stage, founding Brazos Bookstore and co-founding Inprint.

12/11/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Tale of Two Titans

Bush-Baker Friendship Explored in New Book from Houston Author

In "Texas Titans," Charles Denyer tracks how a friendship forged in Houston between President George H.W. Bush and Secretary of James A. Baker III changed the world.

11/13/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Words, Words, Words

Get Your Pens Ready, Houston Authors, for National Novel Writing Month

During the annual event, writers from around the world try to string together 50,000 words during the month of November.

10/30/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Page to Screen

Bryan Washington's New Book is Being Made into a TV Show, and It Hasn't Even Hit Stands Yet

The follow-up to his acclaimed short story collection, Washington's first novel, "Memorial," will be released on October 27.

10/15/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Genius, Genius!

Four Must-Reads from Cristina Rivera Garza, Houston’s Newest MacArthur Genius

The renowned novelist, poet, and educator was recently named one of this year’s Fellowship recipients. After reading these pieces, you’ll see exactly why.

10/12/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Finding the way

Meet the Groundbreaking Publisher Who Built an Empire of Hispanic Literature

As a child, Nicolás Kanellos couldn't find books that accurately portrayed his Hispanic heritage. As an adult, he sought out and published the ones that did.

10/08/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Nevertheless, she persisted

Chelsea Clinton Talks Olympics and the Power of Persistence Ahead of Virtual Reading Tonight

The former first daughter and bestselling children's author will discuss her newest book, "She Persisted in Sports," with Brazos Bookstore. .

09/30/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Love and Zombies

Praise Be, Margaret Atwood Is Spending a Virtual Evening with Brazos Bookstore

Atwood will be reading from her new poetry collection, "Dearly."

09/11/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Crazy Rich Livestream

Kevin Kwan Talks Letting Go of Crazy Rich Asians Ahead of Inprint Livestream

The internationally bestselling author released his newest book, "Sex and Vanity," earlier this summer.

08/28/2020 By Emma Schkloven

#BlackLivesMatter

Read Your Way Toward Anti-Racism with These 7 Books

W.E.B. Du Bois, Zora Neale Hurston, and Khalil Gibran Muhammad all make the list.

06/17/2020 By Emma Schkloven

SUFFRAGETTE CITY

Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment with These Summer Reads

All year long, the Houston Public Library is sharing one book a month in its Suffrage Centennial Book Club.

06/09/2020 By Emma Schkloven

All Eyes on their Prizes

Houston Author Bryan Washington Wins Another Major Book Award

Plus three Houston-connected writers win Pulitzers.

05/14/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Real Page-turners

Houston Authors Share What They've Read While Social Distancing

We’ve got such a wonderful array of talent coming out of the Bayou City, it’s no surprise their recommendations are equally diverse.

05/05/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Stranger Than Fiction

Novelist Tom Abrahams Wrote About an Imagined Pandemic, Then Came COVID-19

The author behind the "Traveler" series talks about watching fiction become reality.

04/15/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

One for the books

3 Reasons We Love Blue Willow Bookshop

The West Houston store is a 2020 National Bookstore of the Year finalist.

04/01/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Life Meets Art

Louise Erdrich Talks Being Inspired by Family History Ahead of Inprint Reading

The award-winning author's new book, "The Night Watchman," pulls from the life of her grandfather.

03/06/2020 By Ryan Pait