BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Inprint - ECPv4.9.12//NONSGML v1.0//EN CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:Inprint X-ORIGINAL-URL:https://inprinthouston.org X-WR-CALDESC:Events for Inprint BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/Chicago BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZOFFSETFROM:-0600 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 TZNAME:CDT DTSTART:20220313T080000 END:DAYLIGHT BEGIN:STANDARD TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0600 TZNAME:CST DTSTART:20221106T070000 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20220521T183000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20220521T213000 DTSTAMP:20220702T035027 CREATED:20220127T210443Z LAST-MODIFIED:20220516T203838Z UID:42246-1653157800-1653168600@inprinthouston.org SUMMARY:2022 Inprint Poets & Writers Ball DESCRIPTION:Thanks to the 2022 Inprint Poets & Writers Ball\, Houston will continue to be a thriving city nurtured by the power of creative writing and reading. \nFor close to four decades\, Inprint has been bringing together Houstonians from all walks of life through the power of stories. In celebration of Houston’s literary spirit\, we invite you to join us for the 2022 Inprint Poets & Writers Ball\, a one-of-a-kind black-tie fundraising gala chaired by Cullen Geiselman. The featured speaker for the evening is former Houstonian and New York Times bestselling author Kevin Kwan\, who will be in conversation with award-winning ABC-13 News journalist Melanie Lawson.  The evening also honors Inprint Executive Director Rich Levy’s 25 years of service to the organization. \nThe festivities take place at The Briar Club on Saturday\, May 21\, starting at 6:30 pm with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Short salon-style readings follow by three gifted young writers\, all Inprint fellowship and prize recipients and published authors—Niki Herd\, Justin Jannise\, and Isle McElroy. A gourmet meal\, designed by celebrated chef Robert Del Grande of The Annie Café and Bar\, adds to the evening\, along with literary table decorations created by table hosts and volunteers and the music of Latin Carnaval. The evening culminates over coffee and dessert with a keynote presentation by Kevin Kwan\, during which he will converse with Melanie Lawson. \nAs a thank-you gift\, guests will receive a handmade artist-designed chapbook based on Kwan’s Sex and Vanity\, in a signed and numbered limited edition. The evening closes with a nightcap\, for those who want to keep the party going. \nTo make a donation to the Ball\, click here.\nTo learn more about the featured speaker Kevin Kwan\, click here.\nTo learn more about the salon readers\, click here.\nTo learn more about Inprint Executive Director Rich Levy\, click here.\nFor a schedule of the evening’s festivities\, click here. \nFor the health and safety of all gala attendees\, and to have the best possible party\, we have rescheduled the 2022 Inprint Poets & Writers Ball  from Saturday\, February 5 to Saturday\, May 21. \n URL:https://inprinthouston.org/event/2022-inprint-poets-writers-ball/ ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://inprinthouston.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/0448_InprintPoetsWritersGala_020616_MCW.jpg END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR