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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 21-23

The Third Man Screening at MFAH, FrenetiCore's Integration, kids activities at The Health Museum, comedian Wyatt Cenac and a pop-up poetry slam at OKRA

08/19/2015 By Nick Esquer

Hair Crimes

Making the Classics Relevant: Alexander Pope

Rethinking The Rape of the Lock in light of a string of recent crimes

09/30/2014

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

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

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Sketches: Emanuelee "Outspoken" Bean (Video)

The Houston wordsmith on the power of poetry

02/18/2014 By Peter Holley

Feeling Drouthy

Address Your Own Haggis at Burns Night

A night of Scottish fare and festivities at D&T Drive Inn celebrates the ploughman poet.

01/24/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

H-Town Diary

A Novel Adventure

Novelist Chitra Divakaruni on learning to love the Bayou City and the stories Houston makes.

09/03/2013 By Chitra Divakaruni

Bayougraphy

Into the Deep

Deborah Mouton, poet, shows us the road to honesty and confrontation, paved with pencils.

06/01/2013 By Peter Holley Photography by Charles Ford

Poets Laureate

In the Company of Gwen

Gwendolyn Zepeda, poetry and po’boys at Jimmy’s.

06/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow