First Fridays


Readings begin at 8:30 pm

Inprint House
1520 West Main
(two blocks south of The Menil Collection, one block east of Mandell)

Admission is free

poetry fest logoInprint is proud to serve as a host for the First Friday Poetry Reading Series. The First Friday Series is the oldest poetry series in Houston and has been held monthly on the first Friday of each month since 1975. The series is coordinated by Robert Clark, who may be e-mailed at or The featured poet is always followed by an open mike. Readings begin at 8:30 pm. Readings are free and open to the public.

Please note that Inprint only serves as host to the Series, it does not
coordinate the Series.

Upcoming readings:

May 5, 2017–Anis Shivani

June 2, 2017–Lauren Berry

July 7, 2017-–42nd Anniversary of First Friday – Craig Butterworth

August 2, 2017–2016 Pushcart Prize Winner Daniel Peña

September 8, 2017–John Pluecker

November 3, 2017–Michael Sofranko

December 1, 2017–Jeremy Eugene


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