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March 2017
Mar
26

Inprint Poetry Buskers @ Hermann Park Kite Festival

12:00 pm
Hermann Park Jones Reflection Pool, 6001 Fannin
Houston, TX 77030 United States

High-flying fun is on deck for the fourth annual Hermann Park Kite Festival. Kites of all shapes and sizes will set sail over Miller Hill and around the Jones Reflection Pool at this FREE family festival featuring interactive activities and entertainment for kids including kite making, friendly kite flying, face painting, food trucks and much more! For more information on the Kite Festival click here. As part of the day’s activities, the Inprint Poetry Buskers will write free poems on…

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Mar
26

Celebration of Donald Barthelme and Snow White

7:00 pm
Grand Prize Bar, 1010 Banks Street
Houston, TX 77006 United States

Inprint, in partnership with The Catastrophic Theatre, The Barthelme Estate,  Brazos Bookstore, University of Houston Libraries, and University of Houston Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, presents a panel discussion celebrating the life and work of Donald Barthelme and The Catastrophic Theatre’s world premiere production of Barthelme’s Snow White. Rich Levy of Inprint will moderate the discussion. Panel members include: Greg Dean – The Catastrophic Theatre’s director for the theatrical presentation of Donald Barthelme’s Snow White Rob Shimko, Ph.D. – Director, School…

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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. Reception in the Museum galleries, 5:30 p.m. Post-film discussion with author Ben Fountain. In partnership with Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy and Inprint, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents the latest film by Ang Lee, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, based on the novel by author Ben Fountain. Private Billy Lynn becomes a hero after a harrowing Iraq battle. During a victory tour…

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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

“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 the 2015 National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award, and one of The New York Times “Top Ten Poetry Books of the Year.” Library Journal calls it “generous of heart, intricate and accessible … wondrous and deeply moving,” and the Washington Independent Review of Books writes, “This is poetry alive with exuberance and exciting…

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Apr
08

Inprint Poetry Buskers @ Bayou City Book Festival

10:00 am
Lone Star College-Kingwood, 2000 Kingwood Drive
Kingwood, TX 77339 United States

The annual Bayou City Book Festival is a weeklong indoor/outdoor book festival for book lovers of all ages located on the Lone Star  College campus. The main festival day takes place at the Lone Star College Kingwood campus and features food trucks, writing workshops, exhibitors, free programming for adults and children, readings, panels, author signings, and more. To learn more about the festival click here. As part of the day’s activities, the Inprint Poetry Buskers will write free poems on…

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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
09

Inprint 2017 Prize Winners Reading

6:00 pm
Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77006 United States

Enjoy an evening of readings by the city’s top emerging writers This spring, Inprint awarded 11 prizes ranging from $1,000 – $10,000 to students studying creative writing in Houston. Winners of these prizes will give short readings from their work, followed by a reception. Houstonians are invited to Brazos Bookstore for the reading and to meet these diverse young writers. Daniel Chu, Inprint Paul Verlaine Prize in Poetry Originally from Brooklyn, Dan Chu is completing his MFA in poetry at the University…

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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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