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First Friday presents Daniel Peña

Friday August 4, 2017 8:30 pm


Inprint House
1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States
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Free and open to the public

Inprint 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, not by Inprint. Each reading begins with a featured poet, followed by an open mic.

First Friday presents a reading by Daniel Peña  on August 4. Daniel Peña is a Pushcart Prize winning writer and Assistant Professor in the Department of English at the University of Houston-Downtown.  Formerly, he was based out of the UNAM in Mexico City where he worked as a writer, blogger, book reviewer and journalist.  He is a Fulbright-Garcia Robles Scholar and a graduate of Cornell University.  His fiction has appeared in Ploughshares, The Rumpus, the Kenyon Review Online, Callaloo, and Huizache among other venuesHe’s currently a regular contributor to the Guardian and the Ploughshares blog and his novel, BANG, is forthcoming from Arte Público PressTo learn more about Daniel Peña visit his website here.

For more information on the First Friday Series click here or visit the group on Facebook here.