Ever wonder what’s being written/published in Houston? Here’s a roundup of literary pieces from Houstonians put out this last month. Just click on the images. When you’re done reading/listening, stay tuned for the next roundup!
A spoken word Poetry Slam and Open Mic hosted every Wednesday, 7:30 PM, at Avantgarden. Their YouTube channel regularly posts poetry videos of readings and performances, especially during Black History Month and Valentine's Day centric pieces.
Houston poet and teacher J. Estanislao Lopez has 3 amazing poems published with Waxwing Literary Journal.
One of Fresh Arts’s favorites, Outspoken Bean provides another installment in his #midweekstanzas series. This piece in particular is dedicated to his brother.
The next installment of YA author Anna Meriano’s Love Sugar Magic series just dropped. Read more about it in this interview with the Houston author in Las Musas Speak blog.
Houston area poet and professor Ching-In Chen has an awesome poem published in Baest: a journal of queer forms & affects.
Poet, educator, and organizer Lupe Mendez provides insight on how to introduce Latinx poetry into a curriculum.
Learn more about Jasminne Mendez's hit essay/poetry collection through her outstanding discussion with poet Leslie Contreras Schwartz.