The Mathis native and 2022 Guggenheim fellow ruminates on masculinity in his debut memoir.
Plus: Some yummy Mexican pastries in Austin and an early collection of Sandra Cisneros poetry.
Plus: a Panhandle music label, a Dallas poetry podcast, and a groovy Khruangbin remix.
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.
The beloved burger chain will reward fans who celebrate them in verse.
“We have come to receive your Honey Butter Chicken sermon,” indeed.
Having grown up on the South Side of San Antonio, I know that the Spurs aren’t just a team, they’re a way of life. To show my support, I did what any fan would do: make like Bashō and pen five haikus, one for every NBA title.
The West Texan editor of Poetry magazine leaves his plum gig for divinity school.
Bands inspire Thax Douglas. And, sometimes, he inspires bands.
A. Van Jordan on writing a poem.
"I moved to Austin in 1974, and it was this kind of magical place. The whole alternative culture controlled the town."
Author Gregory Curtis talks about Paris, impressions, and the Venus de Milo.
Poetry in motion.
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
More than a year after his death, he’s still being remembered as the best Texas songwriter of his time. This month’s star-studded Austin City Limits tribute shows why.
Poetry about a 161-year-old battle is hardly what you’d expect from a high-minded political writer, but fifth-generation Texan Michael Lind has always been a maverick.
In an excerpt from Michael Lind’s epic poem The Alamo, a hero of the revolution falls in the fight for freedom.
Two poets, well versed in the ways of Houston, reflect on the city’s effect on lives and letters.
Sam Greer admired his wife’s work—so much that he decided to share it.