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

Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • Theodora Bishop 

    Bishop, Theodora (2017-09-20)
    Theodora Bishop’s poetry and short stories have appeared in Glimmer Train, Prairie Schooner, Arts & Letters, and Short Fiction, among other journals, anthologies, and exhibits. A Pushcart Prize and Best New Poets nominee, ...
  • Richard Thompson 

    Thompson, Richard (2017-09-20)
    Richard Thompson grew up in rural Nova Scotia, Canada. He has a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from McGill University in Montreal. He won the 2016 Mary C. Mohr Poetry Award from the Southern Indiana Review, and his poems ...
  • Paige Quiñones 

    Quiñones, Paige (2017-09-20)
    Paige Quiñones received her MFA from the Ohio State University, where she was a poetry editor for The Journal. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Barrow Street, Juked, McSweeney’s, Muzzle Magazine, Quarterly West, ...
  • Laura Biagi 

    Biagi, Laura (2017-09-19)
    Laura is a first-year MFA in fiction at UH. She grew up in small-town Kentucky, earned her BA in Creative Writing and Anthropology from Northwestern University, and most recently worked as a literary agent in New York City.
  • Kaj Tanaka 

    Tanaka, Kaj (2017-09-19)
    Kaj Tanaka's stories have been featured in Longform, selected for Wigleaf’s Best (Very) Short Fictions, and nominated for the Pushcart Prize. He is the nonfiction editor for BULL Magazine.
  • Jiyoon Lee 

    Lee, Jiyoon (2017-09-20)
    Jiyoon Lee is a poet and translator whose most recent publication is "Poems of Kim Yideum, Kim Haengsook, and Kim Minjeong," the collection of contemporary Korean poetry, for which she collaborated with Jake Levine, Don ...
  • David Nikityn 

    Nikityn, David (2017-09-20)
    Dave Nikityn is from northern New Jersey. He earned a BA in Communication and has studied radio broadcasting, philosophy, and creative writing.
  • Brendan Stephens 

    Stephens, Brendan (2017-09-20)
    Brendan Stephens received his MFA from the University of Central Florida. His work is forthcoming or published in the Southeast Review, Carolina Quarterly, and elsewhere. Currently, he is a PhD student at the University ...
  • Annie Shepherd 

    Shepherd, Annie (2017-09-20)
    Annie Shepherd taught ESL in China for two years before returning to her home state of Texas to obtain an MFA in creative writing from Texas State University. Prior to entering the PhD program in fiction at UH, she taught ...
  • Justin Jannise 

    Jannise, Justin (2017-09-20)
    Justin Jannise grew up in Liberty, Texas, and has lived in Houston since 2015. He studied poetry at Yale and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Justin's work has appeared in Columbia Journal, the Yale Review and The Awl. He likes ...
  • Kaj Tanaka 

    Tanaka, Kaj (2017-09-20)
    Kaj Tanaka's stories have been featured in Longform, selected for Wigleaf’s Best (Very) Short Fictions, and nominated for the Pushcart Prize. He is the nonfiction editor for BULL Magazine.
  • Featuring students from Martha Serpas’s Ecopoetics on the Gulf course 

    Mitchell, Josie; Orsi, Michelle; Gottlieb-Miller, Joshua; Thilén, Sam; Yu, Lani; DesAutels, Chelsea B.; Villarreal, Stalina Emmanuelle (2017-11-15)
    Josie Mitchell is in her third year of her MFA in fiction at the University of Houston. She is a nonfiction editor for Gulf Coast and student advisor to the UH undergraduate literary magazine, Glass Mountain. She is from ...