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March 2017
Mar
06

Inprint George Saunders Reading

7:30 pm
Alley Theatre, 615 Texas Avenue
Houston, TX 77002 United States

Please note that tickets for this reading are now sold out. Inprint and Houston Public Media will be livestreaming the reading, which you will be able to watch on inprinthouston.org and houstonpublicmedia.org/inprint. Stay tuned for details.  George Saunders will give a “choral” reading from his new novel Lincoln in the Bardo, along with five Alley Theatre actors, followed by an on-stage conversation with Houston writer and University of Houston Creative Writing Program faculty member Alexander Parsons, and a book sale…

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Mar
07

POETRY OF THE CITY: A TALK BY ALICIA OSTRIKER

7:30 pm
Inprint House, 1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States

The University of Houston Creative Writing Program, in association with Inprint, presents a talk by poet/scholar Alicia Ostriker entitled The Poetry of the City.  Ostriker is the author of more than a dozen poetry collections and a number of scholarly works. Twice a finalist for a National Book Award, Ostriker has received awards from the Poetry Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts, among others, and she is a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets.  Joyce…

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Mar
08

Brazos Bookstore/Inprint Glenn Blake Reading

7:00 pm
Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77006 United States

Free Pre-order your copy of The Old And The Lost: Collected Stories for pickup at Brazos Bookstore Glenn Blake, a former Inprint fellowship recipient and a graduate of the University of Houston Creative Writing Program, is senior editor at Boulevard magazine and is the author of Drowned Moon and Return Fire. His short stories have appeared in American Short Fiction, Boulevard, Southwest Review, The Hopkins Review, Gulf Coast, and elsewhere. He has taught at Rice University, the University of Houston, and…

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Mar
29

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

6:30 pm
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet
Houston, TX 77005 United States

Introduced by Ambassador Edward P. Djerejian, Director of Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. Post-film discussion with author Ben Fountain. Reception in the Museum galleries, 5:30 p.m. In partnership with Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy and promotional support provided by Inprint, the Museum presents the latest film by Ang Lee, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, based on Ben Fountain’s novel. Private Billy Lynn becomes a hero after a harrowing Iraq battle. During a victory tour that culminates at…

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April 2017
Apr
03

Inprint Ada Limón & Gregory Pardlo

7:30 pm
Alley Theatre, 615 Texas Avenue
Houston, TX 77002 United States

Please note that there will be an Inprint Craft Talk/Q&A with Gregory Pardlo, free and open to the public, on Monday, April 3, 1 pm, at the University of Houston Honors College Commons, M. D. Anderson Library, entrance #1 off of Calhoun Boulevard, preceding his evening reading with Ada Limón. “ADA LIMÓN’s power is in speaking plainly, giving her ideas enough space to breathe, and ending poems with potent last lines,” says Front Porch. Her most recent poetry collection Bright Dead Things was a finalist for…

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Apr
09

Inprint Book Club: Annie Proulx’s Barkskins

4:00 pm
Inprint House, 1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States

The Inprint Book Club will discuss Barkskins by Annie Proulx, who appears as part of the 2016/2017 Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series. The meetings are free and open to the public. For more info about the Inprint Book Club, click here.

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Apr
18

An Evening with Ellen Bryant Voigt

7:30 pm
Inprint House, 1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States

Presented by Inprint and the University of Houston Creative Writing Program The reading will be followed by a reception. Free and open to the public.  MacArthur “Genius” Fellow Ellen Bryant Voigt, former Vermont State Poet, is the author of eight collections of poetry, including Claiming Kin; The Forces of Plenty; The Lotus Flowers; Two Trees; Kyrie, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist and book-length sonnet sequence exploring the lives of people affected by the influenza epidemic of 1918–1919; and Shadow of Heaven, a 2002 National Book…

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Apr
23

Inprint presents Dianne K. Salerni

3:00 pm
Meyerland Performing and Visual Arts Middle School, 10410 Manhattan Drive
Houston, TX 77096 United States

Meet the author! Free and open to the public. Doors open at 2:15 pm.  School groups requiring assistance, please contact info@inprinthouston.org by Friday, April 14, 2017.  Inprint invites you to enjoy an afternoon with bestselling middle-grade author Dianne K. Salerni. Ms. Salerni will make a presentation about Book 3 in The Eighth Day series The Morrigan’s Curse. After the presentation, she will take questions from the audience, followed by a book sale and signing*, giving fans a chance to visit…

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May 2017
May
08

Inprint Colm Tóibín Reading

7:30 pm
Alley Theatre, 615 Texas Avenue
Houston, TX 77002 United States

Pre order a signed copy of House of Names by Colm Tóibín here through Brazos Bookstore COLM TÓIBÍN “is an immensely gifted and accomplished writer who has covered a remarkable range of subjects,” writes Jonathan Yardley in The Washington Post, and the Independent says, “It is impossible to read Tóibín without being moved, touched and finally changed.” Three times shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, the internationally celebrated Irish writer has received critical acclaim for his novels, short stories, nonfiction works, plays, and poetry. His eight novels include The Blackwater Lightship, made into…

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May
14

Inprint Book Club: George Saunders’ Lincoln in the Bardo

4:00 pm
Inprint House, 1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States

The Inprint Book Club will discuss Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders, who appears as part of the 2016/2017 Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series. The meetings are free and open to the public. For more info about the Inprint Book Club, click here.

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