The Poetry & Prose Reading Series is presented by the UH Libraries in cooperation with the Creative Writing Program.

Collections in this community

  • Poetry & Prose 2014-2015

    This collection gathers recordings from the 2014-2015 Poetry & Prose Reading Series at University of Houston
  • Poetry & Prose 2015-2016

    This collection gathers recordings from the 2015-2016 Poetry & Prose Reading Series at University of Houston
  • Poetry & Prose 2016-2017

    This collection gathers recordings from the 2016-2017 Poetry & Prose Reading Series at University of Houston
  • Poetry & Prose 2017-2018

    This collection gathers recordings from the 2017-2018 Poetry & Prose Reading Series at University of Houston
  • Poetry & Prose 2018-2019

    This collection gathers recordings from the 2018-2019 Poetry & Prose Reading Series at University of Houston

Recent Submissions

  • Christopher Miguel Flakus 

    Flakus, Christopher Miguel (2019-04-24)
    Christopher Miguel Flakus is a poet and writer living in Houston, Texas. He has published work in The Huffington Post, Akashic Books: Mondays are Murder Noir Series, Indietronica, Outlaw Poetry, In Recovery Magazine, Glass ...
  • Jackson Neal 

    Neal, Jackson (2019-04-24)
    Jackson Neal is a freshman at the University of Houston and a three-time member of Houston’s premier youth poetry slam team, Meta-Four Houston. He is the 2017 and 2018 Space City Grand Slam Champion, a 2018 National Young ...
  • Sohair Elmowafy 

    Elmowafy, Sohair (2019-04-24)
    Sohair Elmowafy is a nocturnal creature whose work has recently been published in The Rice Review. She holds a BA in Creative Writing, and can be found somewhere in Houston probably avoiding humans and drinking copious ...
  • Jonathan Meyer 

    Meyer, Jonathan (2014-09-17)
  • Sam Dinger 

    Dinger, Sam (2014-09-17)
  • Will Burns 

    Burns, Will (2014-09-17)
    Will Burns (PhD, Fiction) received his BA from the University of Arkansas and his MFA from The New School in NYC. He is a part- time chess instructor and used to be a cashier. His car broke down while moving to Houston. ...
  • Luisa Muradyan-Tannahill 

    Muradyan-Tannahill, Luisa (2014-09-17)
    Luisa (PhD, Poetry) is originally from the Ukraine and received her BA in History from the University of Kansas and MFA in Poetry from Texas State University. Her poems can be found in Blackbird, Ninth Letter, West Branch, ...
  • Georgia Pearle 

    Pearle, Georgia (2014-09-17)
    Born and raised in the Gulf South, Georgia Pearle (PhD, Poetry) is an alumna of Smith College and holds an MFA in Poetry from Lesley University. Her poems have appeared in or are forthcoming from Kenyon Review Online, Ninth ...
  • Erika Jo Brown 

    Brown, Erika Jo (2014-09-17)
    Erika Jo Brown (PhD, Poetry) is from New York. Her debut po- etry collection, I’m Your Huckleberry, was published Brooklyn Arts Press in November 2014. Her chapbook, What a Lark!, was published by Further Adventures Press ...
  • Jeremy Amorin 

    Amorin, Jeremy (2018-04-25)
    Jeremy Amorin is a writer, filmmaker, and entrepreneur from Houston, TX, who aspires to be a renowned name in original fiction throughout the world. He is a first-generation American—both of his parents are from Accra, ...
  • Erin Andrea 

    Andrea, Erin (2018-04-25)
    Erin Andrea is full of nightmares and fears. She beats them up in Krav Maga and runs from them on horseback through the desert. She also feels compelled to share them in her writing. She’s an undergraduate student with the ...
  • D.M. Rice 

    Rice, D.M. (2018-04-25)
    D.M. Rice is a nonbinary writer from Dallas, TX with interests including psychoanalysis, ancient religions, and a nice cup of tea. DM has recently completed a short novel, We Three Kings, is negotiating a contract for a ...
  • Saira Nadeem 

    Nadeem, Saira (2016-10-12)
    Saira Nadeem graduated from the University of Houston in 2013 with her BA in Creative Writing and a minor in sales from the Program for Excellence in Selling. Since then, she has worked with the Stephen Stagner Sales ...
  • Rachel Ballenger 

    Ballenger, Rachel (2016-10-12)
    Rachel was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has a BA in English from UC Berkeley. Before moving to Houston, she lived in a trailer in Sonoma County, homesteading a meadow by trial and error. She is honored to join ...
  • Novuyo Tshuma 

    Tshuma, Novuyo (2016-10-12)
    Novuyo Tshuma is a writer from Zimbabwe. Her collection, Shadows – a novella and short stories – was published by Kwela (South Africa 2013) and awarded the 2014 Herman Charles Bosman Prize. She earned her MFA at the Iowa ...
  • Niki Herd 

    Herd, Niki (2016-10-12)
    Niki Herd grew up in Cleveland and earned degrees in Creative Writing from the University of Arizona and Antioch University. Nominated twice for a Pushcart Prize, she is the recipient of fellowships from Cave Canem and the ...
  • Joshua Gottlieb-Miller 

    Gottlieb-Miller, Joshua (2016-10-12)
    Joshua Gottlieb-Miller received an MFA in poetry from the University of Houston; after a few cold years up north he has returned for his PhD. Previously he served as Poetry Editor for Gulf Coast and was awarded an Inprint ...
  • Jenny Staff Johnson 

    Johnson, Jenny Staff (2016-10-12)
    Jenny Staff Johnson is a lifelong Houstonian. Her fiction and essays have appeared in publications including in Tin House’s Open Bar Blog, Literary Mothers, and New Dead Families. She holds a Master of Public Affairs from ...
  • Dallas Saylor 

    Saylor, Dallas (2016-10-12)
    Dallas Saylor just finished his BA in English and Mathematics at Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, PA, and has now returned not only to the south, where he lived until high school, but also to his namesake state, where he ...
  • Charlotte Wyatt 

    Wyatt, Charlotte (2016-10-12)
    Charlotte Wyatt Prior to attending the University of Houston, cougars have figured prominently in Charlotte’s past—particularly Kelly, Cleo, and Felix of the Queens Zoo, where she worked as a keeper for the Wildlife ...

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