Books & Talks

Storied City: A Guide to Literary Houston

Who knew Houston was a literary mecca? We did.

01/05/2016 By Gwendolyn Zepeda and Nick Esquer

Writers Galore

Live Readings and Lectures Fill Houston's Concert Halls

Live readings from authors and aspiring poets? The city is full of them.

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 8–10

Featuring Lana del Rey, Geoff Dyer, Sufjan Stevens and The Music Man

05/06/2015 By Michael Hardy

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: March 20–22

Featuring Hozier, Kazuo Ishiguro, and the final weekend of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

03/18/2015 By Michael Hardy

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 20–22

Featuring two American poets, a documentary about La Sagrada Família, and your last chance to see Bruce Munro's Discovery Green art installation

02/18/2015 By Michael Hardy

Slideshow

The Eye Ball

Over three hundred Houstonians kicked off Mardi Gras in style with Houston Eye Associates Foundation and Prevent Blindness Texas.

02/11/2015

Slideshow

2015 Inprint Poets and Writers Ball

This year’s ball featured Man Booker Prize–winning author Salman Rushdie.

02/11/2015

literature

Houston's 4 Best Reading Series

A few of our favorites, from Poison Pen to Nuestra Palabra.

02/05/2015 By Bryan Washington

Gift Guide

Christmas Gifts For the Arts Lover in Your Life

Check out our top picks!

12/15/2014 By Michael Hardy

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 7–9

Featuring David Sedaris, Michael Cunningham, Portland's Imago Theatre and more

11/05/2014 By Michael Hardy

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: Oct 10–12

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

10/08/2014 By Michael Hardy

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Top Five Things To Do at MenilFest

Your guide to all of Saturday's arts and literature events.

04/30/2014 By Alice Alsup

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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

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

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

Slideshow

Inprint 2014 Poets and Writers Ball

Literary Houston got all gussied up for an evening with US Poet Laureate Natasha Tretheway.

02/21/2014

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

Preview

Spring Arts Preview

From the FotoFest Biennial to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, there's something for everyone in the next few months.

01/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

Reading

An African in America

In advance of her Inprint reading tonight, novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie discusses race, literature, and cultural difference.

11/18/2013 By Michael Hardy