Readings & Lectures
The Japanese-born British writer will read from his first novel in a decade.
This year’s ball featured Man Booker Prize–winning author Salman Rushdie.
A considered guide to Houston’s many well-heeled wordsmiths
The celebrated romantic suspense author talks about creating imaginary horrors—and recovering from real life ones.
Russell van Kraayenburg
Houston teacher Jennifer Mathieu writes her first novel, addressing the issue of "slut shaming" in schools.
We sit down with Tom Abrahams, author and Channel 13 reporter, to discuss his new book set in Houston.
Karl Kilian, the founder of Houston's premier independent bookstore, reflects back on four decades at the center of the city's literary scene.
In June 1882 the "Apostle of the Beautiful" embarked on a lecture tour through Texas, including stops in Houston and Galveston. Here's what happened.
A "city without a single good restaurant," and "infested with Methodists and ants" to boot.
Literary Houston got all gussied up for an evening with US Poet Laureate Natasha Tretheway.
Novelist Chitra Divakaruni on learning to love the Bayou City and the stories Houston makes.
Brasserie 19 or Mideast diplomat? A millionairess decides.
Deborah Mouton, poet, shows us the road to honesty and confrontation, paved with pencils.