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March 2015
Mar
08

Inprint Book Club: Book of Hours

4:00 pm
Inprint House,
1520 W. Main, Houston, TX United States
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The Inprint Book Club will discuss Book of Hours: Poems by Kevin Young, who appears as part of the 2014/2015 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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Mar
21

Iceberg Theory: Creating Powerful Characters

1:30 pm
Inprint House,
1520 W Main St, Houston, TX 77006 United States
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Online only registration begins at 3 pm on Friday, March 6, 2015 at http://inprinthouston.org/for-writers/inprint-intensive-workshops/. Well-created characters are often at the heart of a story. They are what we remember when the other details of the story have faded. But how do we create such characters? What kinds of characters are most successful at grabbing the reader’s attention and sympathy? How do we complicate characters? How do we show change and growth? How do we use “iceberg theory” to help create complex,…

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Mar
23
Free

Inprint Kazuo Ishiguro Reading

7:30 pm
Cullen Theater, Wortham Center,
510 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX United States
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General admission tickets for $5 are on sale now. Scroll below to purchase.  KAZUO ISHIGURO “is a master storyteller, in a class of his own making,” declares The Independent, and The New York Times calls him “an original and remarkable genius.” Born in Japan and raised in England, Ishiguro is one of the most celebrated writers of our time. He has been nominated for the Man Booker Prize four times and won it in 1989 for his international bestseller The…

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April 2015
Apr
12

Inprint Book Club: The Buried Giant

4:00 pm
Inprint House,
1520 W. Main, Houston, TX United States
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The Inprint Book Club will discuss The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro, who appears as part of the 2014/2015 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
20

Cristina Henríquez & Marlon James

7:30 pm
Cullen Theater, Wortham Center,
510 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX United States
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CRISTINA HENRÍQUEZ’s The Book of Unknown Americans, is, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, “a remarkable novel that every American should read.” Set amongst a diverse immigrant community in an apartment building in Delaware, the Washington Post praises it as “a deeply stirring story …. with a simple, unadorned prose that rises to the level of poetry …. without a trace of sentimentality, without an iota of self-indulgence or dogma … The Book of Unknown Americans leaves you in thrall…

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Apr
26

Sense, Non-Sense, and Music in Poetry

1:00 pm
Inprint House,
1520 W Main St, Houston, TX 77006 United States
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We often say that the music of language is one of the essential elements of poetry, and that the habit of writing poems well means understanding not only how musical language works as a counterpoint to the summarizable “meanings” of poetry, but also how it contains within it its own unarticulated meaning.  Of course, poets communicate musically in all kinds of ways, some traditional and some experimental.  Choosing to write in rhyme or meter is, in the end, a musical consideration. …

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May 2015
May
02

Texturizing Memoir

2:00 pm
Inprint House,
1520 W Main St, Houston, TX 77006 United States
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This two-day Inprint Intensive Workshop meets on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 2 – 5 pm and Sunday, May 3. 2015 from 1 – 5 pm. In this class we will use physical objects, letters, recordings, and/or photographs as the sparks to begin or enrich memoirs about a parent, a grandparent, a cousin, a child, a best friend, a spouse, or other person who has in some way been a part of our lives, and whose story we want to share.…

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May
10

Inprint Book Club: The Book of Unknown Americans

4:00 pm
Inprint House,
1520 W. Main, Houston, TX United States
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The Inprint Book Club will discuss The Book of Unknown Americans: A Novel by Cristina Henríquez, who appears as part of the 2014/2015 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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May
11

Geoff Dyer

7:30 pm
Cullen Theater, Wortham Center,
510 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX United States
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GEOFF DYER “is to essays what Anthony Bourdain is to food,” according to the Los Angeles Times. Publishers Weekly calls him “a modern Montaigne.” “One of our greatest living critics, not of the arts but of life itself, and one of our most original writers” (New York Magazine), he is the author of six genre-defying books, including But Beautiful: A Book about Jazz, The Missing of the Somme, Out of Sheer Rage: Wrestling with D.H. Lawrence, and the award-winning Yoga…

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June 2015
Jun
14

Inprint Book Club: Another Great Day at Sea

4:00 pm
Inprint House,
1520 W. Main, Houston, TX United States
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The Inprint Book Club will discuss Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H. W. Bush by Geoff Dyer, who appears as part of the 2014/2015 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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