Poetry Reading Series

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The Houston Public Library has partnered with Public Poetry to showcase a free poetry reading series, featuring local and visiting poets on the first of each month. Mayor Annise Parker is to kick off the series with a poem of her choosing. 

Saturday, April 2

Mayor Annise Parker will launch the event and will be reading a poem of her choosing. Light refreshments will be served.

Featured poets are Rich Levy, Martha Serpas, Eva Skrande and Deborah D.E.E.P. Wiggins.

Saturday, May 7

Featured poets are Samuel Amadon, Robin Davidson, Elisa A. Garza and Dave Parsons.

Saturday, June 4

Featured poets are John Gorman, Carol Louise Munn, Evangelina Vigil-Piñón and Kevin Prufer.



Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, TX 77002


Admission is free
All events are subject to change due to weather or other concerns. Please check with the venue or organization to ensure an event is taking place as scheduled.