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Houston Arts Journal Poetry Reading: Aris Kian Brown and Reyes Ramirez

June 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Free

Event Admission

Free parking is available.

houstonartsjournal@gmail.com

Enjoy a free poetry reading by 2023-2025 Houston Poet Laureate Aris Kian Brown and nationally-acclaimed Houston poet Reyes Ramirez. It’s a chance to hear original verses by two of the city’s most accomplished poets, meet them in person, and ask them questions. This community event will be an intimate, friendly gathering at Freeman Memorial Library, a Harris County Public Library located in Southeast Houston (Clear Lake area). Hosted by Houston Arts Journal’s Catherine Lu.

Reyes Ramirez (he/him) is a Houstonian, writer, educator, curator, and organizer of Mexican and Salvadoran descent. He authored the short story collection “The Book of Wanderers” (2022), a 2023 Young Lions Fiction Award Finalist, from University of Arizona Press, and the poetry collection “El Rey of Gold Teeth” (2023) from Hub City Press, a finalist for the 2024 Texas Institute of Letters Award for Best First Book of Poetry. www.reyesvramirez.com

Aris Kian is Houston’s 6th Poet Laureate and ranked #2 in the 2023 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam. Previously an Inprint C. Glenn Cambor Fellow, she received her MFA from the University of Houston. She won the 2022 Inprint Marion Barthelme Prize in Creative Writing for Students with Service to the Houston Literary Community, and among her many honors, she was also a 2019 Pushcart nominee and a 2020 Best of the Net finalist. www.ariskian.com

Details

Date:
June 29
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://www.houstonartsjournal.com

Organization

Houston Arts Journal
Phone
2817279930
Email
houstonartsjournal@gmail.com
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Other

City of Houston District
E
Houston Cultural District
Non Applicable

Venue

Freeman Memorial Library
16616 Diana Lane
Houston, TX 77062 United States
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Phone
+18329275420