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615 Texas Avenue
Houston, TX 77002 United States

October 2016

Oct
17

Inprint Lauren Groff & Ann Patchett Reading

7:30 pm
Alley Theatre, 615 Texas Avenue
Houston, TX 77002 United States

Although tickets for this reading are sold out, Inprint and Houston Public Media will be live streaming the reading on inprinthouston.org and houstonpublicmedia.org/inprint. Please join us online if you do not have a ticket to the reading so you can also enjoy the event on Monday, October 17, 7:30 pm.  LAUREN GROFF is, according to James Wood in The New Yorker, “an original writer whose books are daringly nonconformist.” Her latest novel, the New York Times bestseller Fates and Furies, was a finalist for the…

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November 2016

Nov
21

Inprint Rabih Alameddine & Juan Gabriel Vásquez Reading

7:30 pm
Alley Theatre, 615 Texas Avenue
Houston, TX 77002 United States

General admission tickets for $5 will be available at the door starting at 6:45 pm, free for students and senior citizens 65+. Online ticket sales have closed.  RABIH ALAMEDDINE, “master of the non-linear narrative” (The Guardian), is according to Michael Chabon, “one of our most daring writers—daring not in the cheap sense of lurid or racy, but as a surgeon, a philosopher, an explorer, or a dancer.” His novel An Unnecessary Woman, which The New York Times called “beautiful and absorbing … a meditation…

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March 2017

Mar
06

Inprint George Saunders Reading

7:30 pm
Alley Theatre, 615 Texas Avenue
Houston, TX 77002 United States

Tickets for this reading are sold out, but please note that  Inprint and Houston Public Media will live stream the reading, which you will be able to access at inprinthouston.org and houstonpublicmedia.org/inprint.  For details click here. George Saunders will give a “choral” reading from his new novel Lincoln in the Bardo, along with five Alley Theatre actors, followed by an on-stage conversation with Houston writer and University of Houston Creative Writing Program faculty member Alexander Parsons, and a book sale and…

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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

Please note that  Inprint and Houston Public Media will live stream this reading which you will be able to access at inprinthouston.org and houstonpublicmedia.org/inprint.  For details click here. “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…

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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

Tickets for this reading are sold out, but please note that  Inprint and Houston Public Media will live stream the reading, which you will be able to access at inprinthouston.org and houstonpublicmedia.org/inprint.  For details click here. 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…

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August 2017

Aug
27

CANCELLED: Inprint Poetry Buskers at Theater District Open House

12:00 pm
Alley Theatre, 615 Texas Avenue
Houston, TX 77002 United States

DUE TO HURRICANE HARVEY THEATER DISTRICT OPEN HOUSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED The Inprint Poetry Buskers will write free poems on demand for anyone who stops by the Inprint table, located in the Alley Theatre, from 12 pm – 3 pm, as part of the 2017 Theater District Open House. For more information on the Inprint Poetry Buskers click here. The 24th TransCanada Theater District Open House is an annual event that marks the kickoff of the fall performing arts season in Houston.…

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February 2018

Feb
12

Inprint Paul Auster Reading

7:30 pm
Alley Theatre, 615 Texas Avenue
Houston, TX 77002 United States

“PAUL AUSTER’S thirty-year career has been astonishing…novels, screenplays, poems, essays, illustrated tales, translations, scholarly editions of French verse. He seems almost a literary decathlete, able to excel in any genre,” writes The Plain Dealer. Auster—author of more than 30 books translated into 40 languages—is, according to The Providence Journal, “without doubt one of the most talented and affecting American writers working today.” His New York Trilogy won the Prix France Culture de Littérature Étrangère, and he received the Prix Médicis Étranger…

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January 2020

Jan
27

Inprint Carolyn Forché & Carmen Maria Machado Reading

7:30 pm
Alley Theatre, 615 Texas Avenue
Houston, TX 77002 United States

Carolyn Forché’s appearance is co-sponsored by the University of Houston-Downtown. Reading followed by an on-stage interview – conducted by Houston author and UH Downtown faculty member Daniel Peña.To order books by both authors at a discount click here.To submit questions for authors that may become part of the onstage interview, click here.For more information about the 2019/2020 Inprint Margarett Root Brown Series click here. CAROLYN FORCHÉ is the author of four poetry collections, including Blue Hour, The Angel of History, Gathering…

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March 2020

Mar
09

Inprint Louise Erdrich Reading

7:30 pm
Alley Theatre, 615 Texas Avenue
Houston, TX 77002 United States

General admission tickets for this reading are now sold out. At 7:30 pm on the night of the reading, any unclaimed seats will be released and rush tickets will be available for $5. Ticket availability will be based on the number of people that have purchased advanced tickets and do not show up for the reading.  Reading followed by an on-stage interview – conducted by American Book Award winner and UH Creative Writing Program faculty member Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. To…

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