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

Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • Cait Weiss 

    Weiss, Cait (2016-10-12)
    Cait Weiss is a Los Angeles native, a New Yorker by heritage, an Ohioan by heart &, finally, a Texan by luck. She has led creative writing workshops at The Ohio State University, Young Writers Workshop, New York Writers ...
  • Barbara Drumheller 

    Drumheller, Barbara (2016-10-12)
    Barbara Drumheller graduated with a BA in Literature and a BBA in Finance from the University of Texas. She went from there to Texas Tech University in Lubbock where she earned a J.D. She spent quite a few years writing ...