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1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States

April 2020

Apr
18

Poetry Intensive 2020-115

9:00 am
Inprint House, 1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States

Writing Our Truth: Memory, History, and Lyric Form In her book Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform the World, Jane Hirschfield writes, “Good art is a truing of vision, in the way a saw is trued in the saw shop, to cut more cleanly. It is also a changing of vision.” Literary texts offer the opportunity for such “truing,” acute seeing, in terms of both personal and social transformation. In this weekend intensive, we will explore memory (our interior lives)…

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Apr
24

Comité Permanente

7:00 pm
Inprint House, 1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States

Bienvenidxs a una nueva temporada de la Serie de Lecturas en Español organizadas por Comité Permanente. Comité Permanente es un grupo creado por lxs estudiantes de doctorado de Escritura Creativa en Español en la Universidad de Houston. Su misión es abrir nuevos espacios para la literatura en español en Estados Unidos y apoyar el trabajo de escritorxs hispanos en Houston. Si estás interesadx en leer con Comité Permanente, te invitamos a participar en el open mic que abrimos al final…

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Apr
25

The agent search + query letter intensive 2020-120

1:00 pm
Inprint House, 1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States

Join a former literary agent (with 20-plus years of publishing experience) for an informative, candid, no-holds-barred class on finding the ideal agent for you, including tips for writing a compelling query letter—and how to navigate the relationship once you’ve found that perfect match. The first half of the class will cover everything from understanding the industry today, knowing when and what to query and submit, identifying the most promising agents to approach for representation, avoiding the pitfalls that lead to rejection,…

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May 2020

May
02

Reconsidering Place in Fiction 2020-104

1:00 pm
Inprint House, 1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States

Location, Location, Location! At some point in our primary education, many of us learn about the three primary forms of conflict in fiction—character v. character, character v. themselves, and character v. environment. Of the three, character versus environment is the most seldom seen in contemporary fiction, which typically privileges internal and inter-personal struggles. These two forces—the internal and the inter-personal—often animate the plot of a narrative and serve as the cornerstone of character development. Certainly, plot and character direct readers…

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May
10

Inprint Book Club: Emily St. John Mandel’s The Glass Hotel

4:00 pm
Inprint House, 1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States

The Inprint Book Club will discuss The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel, who appears as part of the 2019/2020 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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May
16

Freelance Writing 2020-121

1:00 pm
Inprint House, 1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States

Projects you’re passionate about. The flexibility to make your own schedule. The freedom to work from wherever you want. The freelance, or gig economy is booming as more and more nine-to-fivers venture out on their own. Freelance writing is fulfilling, and when done right, it can be extremely lucrative. From journalism—writing for magazines or newspapers—to content marketing—crafting blogs, articles, web copy or brochures for corporations and non-profits, the opportunities are endless. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to set yourself…

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