Plus: Some yummy Mexican pastries in Austin and an early collection of Sandra Cisneros poetry.
Houston-raised actor and stand-up star Catherine Cohen confronts anxiety and narcissism in a self-deprecating collection of poems.
The San Antonio native's debut book, about a woman known for riding her burro along remote roads, recently won two major poetry awards.
The queer Texan writer's verses speak to the idea that because there is violence and injustice there is also beauty, love, and living to be done.
The Palestinian-American author is the first Arab to receive the Poetry Foundation award.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the Old 97’s frontman discusses his new book of poetry for children, the creative benefits of sobriety, and the song he’s dying to have Willie Nelson sing.
“We have come to receive your Honey Butter Chicken sermon,” indeed.
What kind of person would be best at figuring out how to spend $295,000? A poet, of course. That kind of money might be chump change to Charles Barkley, but to the prototypical starving artist, it’s a lot of stanzas. Or it will be for University of Houston English professor
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