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Houston Poet Melissa Studdard Discusses Rediscovering Her Love for Writing

Recently Houston poet Melissa Studdard read some of her work as a part of The Public Poetry Reading Series at Houston Public Library. Studdard’s debut poetry collection, I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast, was released last fall by Saint Julian Press. She’s written novels, won the International Book Award and teaches at Lone Star College-Tomball. […]

Recently Houston poet Melissa Studdard read some of her work as a part of The Public Poetry Reading Series at Houston Public Library.

Studdard’s debut poetry collection, I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast, was released last fall by Saint Julian Press. She’s written novels, won the International Book Award and teaches at Lone Star College-Tomball.

Houston Public Media’s Catherine Lu chatted with Melissa Studdard, who started by explaining the title poem from her collection.

MORE: Catherine Lu’s extended conversation with Melissa Studdard

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Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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