Texas Poetry Calendar Readings

Join us as we celebrate the poets and poetry of the Texas Poetry Calendar 2016. We have readings scheduled for Houston, Georgetown, San Antonio, Dallas, and Austin.

Blue Willow Book Shop, Houston — August 29, 4 p.m.

14532 Memorial Dr.
Houston, TX 77079

Valerie Koehler and the Blue Willow Book Shop have been hosting Texas Poetry Calendar readings for more than a decade. You won’t want to miss this reading!

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Georgetown Poetry Festival, Georgetown — October 3, 10 a.m.

Georgetown Public Library
402 W. Eighth St.
Georgetown, TX 78626

Join us as we participate in the Georgetown Poetry Festival!

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The Twig Book Shop, San Antonio — October 24, 3 p.m.

200 E. Grayson St., Suite 106
San Antonio, TX 78215

Don’t miss it! The Twig is one of San Antonio’s jewels. It’s at the old Pearl Brewery site, along the River Walk. You’ll hear great poetry, and afterward, there’s wonderful food nearby.

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Dallas Poets Community, Dallas — November 6, 7 p.m.

Half-Price Books
5803 E. NW Hwy.
Dallas, TX 76231

The Dallas Poets Community has been inviting us to read for several years. Join us for an evening of great Texas poems!

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Malvern Books, Austin — December 5, 3 p.m.

613 W. 29th St.
Austin, TX 78705

Malvern hosted us for the first time last year — a perfect venue for our final calendar reading!

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Wingbeats II at Bookworks

Three Evenings, Three Poets, Three Workshops
from Wingbeats II: Exercises & Practice in Poetry

All workshops begin at 7 p.m. at Bookworks
4022 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107

Join Us! Our workshops are open and free of charge.

Participants: Please bring a pen or pencil and paper or a notebook.

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September 10 — Nickole Brown —
Defamiliarizing the Apple: Ostranenie & Awareness

Nickole Brown is the author of two poetry collections, Fanny Says (BOA, 2015) and Sister (Red Hen Press, 2007). Most recently, Brown worked as an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

October 21 — Veronica Golos —
Becoming Another: The Persona Poem

Veronica Golos is the author of three poetry collections, Rootwork (3: A Taos Press, 2015), Vocabulary of Silence (Red Hen Press, 2011), which won the 2011 New Mexico Book Award, and A Bell Buried Deep.

November 18 — Valerie Martínez —
Dip, Rise, Dive: Personal Questions & the Leap into Poetry

Valerie Martínez is the author of numerous poetry collections, including Each and Her (University of Arizona, 2010), winner of the 2011 Arizona Book Award, and Absence, Luminiscent (Four Way Books, 1999 & 2010). From 2008-2010, she served as Poet Laureate of the City of Santa Fe.