Reading

The Girl on the Train Author Paula Hawkins Reads from Her Newest Page Turner

The bestselling writer stops by Houston to discuss and sign her newest novel, Into the Water.

05/15/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

The Write Cause

NFL Veteran Wade Smith Tackles Bullying and Literacy In His New Children’s Book

Meet the Pro Bowler and philanthropist before he signs advanced copies of Smitty Tackles Bullying tonight.

04/25/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

H-Town Picks

This Weekend Is Comin' in Hot With Exciting Events

Snow White gets a hilarious makeover, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah turns up White Oak Music Hall plus more can't-miss happenings around town.

04/20/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Get Out

These 5 Free Events in May Will Put a Spring In Your Step

At these festive outings—all within the city limits!—enjoying the season is a walk in the park.

04/17/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Women in Politics

Hillary Clinton Visits Houston in Support of Annie's List

Clinton condemned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s chemical gas attacks on Syria.

04/10/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Meet the Author

Joy the Baker Mixes Things Up With Her New Cookbook Over Easy

The NOLA-based baker, who stops by the Bayou City on Thursday, chews the fat about brunch, brownies and how Drake lyrics became the icing on her cakes.

04/04/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Battle of the Bards

Houston High School Students Spread the Words at Space City Poetry Slam Series

Performance poets take the stage at Discovery Green this weekend.

03/27/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Women Making History

Meet Trailblazing Journalist Noor Tagouri

If you thought being a woman in the media was hard, try adding a hijab.

03/14/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Festival

New Literary Talents Shine at Writefest

The emerging writers event is booked with workshops, speakers and plenty of material.

03/07/2017 By Amber Tong

Reading

Meet Pushcart Prize-Winning Author Daniel Peña

The UHD professor reads from his award winning short story on Thursday.

02/22/2017 By Amber Tong

Books

A Nuevo Bookstore Brings New Shelf Life to an Underserved Market

Nuestra Palabra Arts & Books is only the fifth Latino-focused bookstore in the nation.

02/20/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Preview

The New Handbook of Houston Features Historic Bayou City Citizens Who Made a Difference

From UH's first black homecoming queen to the woman who helped Houston fight off tuberculosis, these are the people who shaped our 180-year old city.

02/02/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Festival

ReelAbilities Houston Spotlights Talented Artists With Disabilities

The annual film and arts festival brings dynamic programming to the Bayou City.

01/26/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Reading

Add This Local Writer's Collection to Your Must-Read List Now

Chanelle Benz discusses her dazzling debut, The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead, this Thursday at Brazos Bookstore.

01/18/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Houston in Hollywood

Amy Poehler Acquires Film Rights to Local Author's Novel

Jennifer Mathieu's upcoming book Moxie gets scooped by Poehler's Paper Kite Productions.

01/16/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Tune In

Watch HPM's Houston In Black and White This MLK Day

Don't miss this thought-provoking program about racial equality.

01/13/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Lecture

See a Whole New—and Endangered—World

From coral reefs to the Arctic Ocean, dive deep into unknown territories with National Geographic photographers visiting Houston.

01/09/2017 By Kyndall Krist

Reading

Southern Women’s Complex Lives Are at the Center of Always Happy Hour

Mary Miller reads from her new short story collection at Brazos Bookstore this month.

12/29/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Bookend

Top 5 Books of 2016 (Plus: Upcoming Readings in Houston)

It's not too late to read this year's buzziest tomes.

12/27/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Book Smarts

Three Houston Independent Booksellers Win James Patterson Grants

The bestselling author brings holiday cheer to local literary leaders.

12/16/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis