Do It Yourself

Sample Houston's Thriving Zine Culture This Weekend at Lawndale

“A zine, you can just kind of encounter it in the environment—you can stumble upon it in a way that you don’t really with the internet anymore.”

09/05/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Education

Expand Your Mind With These Classes

These Houston-area continuing education courses will restore your wellbeing and feed your mind, body, and soul.

07/22/2019 By Morgan Kinney, Gwendolyn Knapp, Nicki Koetting, Abby Ledoux, and Laura Furr Mericas

Spooky

Katherine Howe's Writing Is Bewitching

The Houston-born author of The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs returns to Murder by the Book for a signing.

07/01/2019 By Holly Beretto

q&A

What Makes Poetry Unique? We Ask Houston's New Poet Laureate

“Fiction tends to be traditionally more narrative, but there’s something about poetry that works kind of outside of language.”

06/18/2019 By Ivanka Perez

🖋

5 Reasons to Start Using Fountain Pens in 2019

In the digital age, sometimes it's nice to go analog.

12/25/2018 By Brittanie Shey

The Houstonian Woman

10 Houston Women Making It Happen

These Houstonians show us what it means to be a woman in Houston in this day and age.

01/30/2018 By Houstonia Staff

Write It Out

How I Found My Pen Pal at Brazos Bookstore

One writer finds post-Harvey solace in physical media and human connections at a club that grew from two friends who loved to write letters.

01/05/2018 By Rachael Holliday

Help Wanted

We Want You to Write for Us!

If you love Houston and you're a writer, here's your chance to contribute to Houstonia.

12/12/2017 By Nicki Koetting

Ice House

At UH, Creating the Country's First Spanish-Language Creative Writing PhD Program

The program begins this month, and hopes to engage the local Hispanic community in telling their own stories.

07/18/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

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

Higher Learning

Classes to Help You Unleash Your Creative Side

Maybe you're a poet (or an artist, or a salsa dancer) and you didn't know it.

02/20/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis