Public Poetry: James Houlihan

James Houlihan loves the music and mystery of poetry.


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The Public Poetry Series presents a reading by Jack Brennon, Billie Duncan, James Houlihan and Marlon Lizama on Saturday, August 2, at 2pm at Houston Public Library’s Heights Neighborhood Branch.

Houston Public Media’s Catherine Lu chatted with James Houlihan, who shared two of his poems.

James Houlihan is the author of Thirty-One Superior Poems of Our Time (2004), Driving Cabeza (2000) and Unified Field (1985). He received his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and he teaches English, Latin and translation at the Kinkaid School in Houston, Texas.



Catherine Lu

Catherine Lu

Senior Content Producer & Announcer

While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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