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National Poetry Month: Sound Portrait Of Poet Conor Bracken

Meet this local poet, and hear him read “Rejected Euphemisms for Death”



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Poet Conor Bracken
Poet Conor Bracken

Today, Houston poet Conor Bracken describes what poetry means to him, and he shares one of his poems.

A graduate of the University of Houston's Creative Writing Program, Conor Bracken has poems published or forthcoming in Handsome, the minnesota review, Ninth Letter, Puerto del Sol, and Thrush Poetry Journal, among others. He is currently a Lecturer in Creative Writing at UH.

Conor Bracken reads his poetry on Saturday, May 7, 2pm at Houston Public Library presented by Public Poetry.

To learn more about this series, go here.

Catherine Lu

Catherine Lu

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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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