Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 7 p.m.Mike Baldwin is the director of Benbrook Library in Fort Worth and a founding member of the Montgomery County Literary Arts Council. His Slam Poetry Manual was published by the American Library Association and he recently won the Eakin Press Book Award for his volume of poems, Scapes. He produces monthly 2nd Tuesday Poetry program at Benbrook.
David Samuel Levinson
Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 7 p.m.
David Levinson is the author of the story collection, Most Of Us Are Here Against Our Will and the forthcoming novel, Antonia Lively Breaks The Silence (Algonquin Books, June 2013). He’s been nominated several times for the Pushcart Prize and won an award for fiction in The Atlantic Monthly.
Martha Serpas and Kevin Prufer
Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 7 p.m.Martha Serpas is the author of two collections of poetry, Côte Blanche (New Issues) and The Dirty Side of the Storm (W.W. Norton). Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Nation, and Image: A Journal of the Arts and Religion, as well as in a number of anthologizes, including the Library of America’s American Religious Poems.
Kevin Prufer is the author of four books of poetry and the editor of four anthologies. He is Editor at Large at Pleiades: A Journal of New Writing, an international magazine of poetry, fiction, essays, and reviews; and since 1997 he has served as co-director of the Pleiades Press, a small press focusing on modern and contemporary American poetry.
Walt Whitman’s Birthday
Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 3 p.m.
Numerous regional poets will read and discuss their favorite Whitman poems as well as their own original works. Birthday celebration at the Corner Pub in Conroe at 7 p.m.
Cliff Hudder, Instructor of English