Our students and alumni have had book-length works and collections published by Alice James Books, Copper Canyon Press, FiveChapter Books, Four Way Books, Graywolf Press, Harper Perennial, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New Issues Poetry Press, Penguin Press, St. Martin’s Press, Tin House Books, Riverhead, and University of Iowa Press, among others. Their books, poems, stories, and essays have garnered an impressive array of accolades.
NewsUHCWP alumna Emily Fox Gordon is awarded a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship.
Upcoming Literary Events
7:00 pm, October 23: An evening with Valeria Luiselli (Faces in the Crowd) and Tiphanie Yanique (Land of Love and Drowning) at Brazos Bookstore (2421 Bissonnet St)
7:00 pm, October 24: Carmen Boullosa reads from Texas: The Great Theft at Brazos Bookstore (2421 Bissonnet St)
7:00 pm, October 27: Murray Farish reads from Inappropriate Behavior at Brazos Bookstore (2421 Bissonnet St)
7:00 pm, October 29: Smith Henderson reads from Fourth of July Creek at Brazos Bookstore (2421 Bissonnet St)
5:30 pm, October 30: Cherry Reading Series at Fondren Library featuring Jericho Brown and David Tomas Martinez (Rice University Chapel RMC/Ley Student Center)
7:00 pm, October 30: Ligatures: Authors and Artists in Conversation featuring poets, translators, performing and visual artists, Ilya Kaminsky, Jennifer Scappettone, Autumn Knight, and Clarissa Tossin (Historic El Dorado Ballroom, 2310 Elgin St)
8:30 pm, October 30: Poison Pen Reading Series featuring Garnett Kilberg-Cohen, Smith Henderson, Peter Turchi (Poison Girl, 1641 Westheimer Rd)