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Is Houston the Starting Point for the Next Great American Writers?

The University of Houston’s MFA program in creative writing is one of the more prestigious programs in the country. And that may be just one of several reasons Houston might be an attractive starting point for the next generation of American writers. To discuss whether Houston plays a role in shepherding young writers, we’re joined […]

The University of Houston’s MFA program in creative writing is one of the more prestigious programs in the country. And that may be just one of several reasons Houston might be an attractive starting point for the next generation of American writers.

To discuss whether Houston plays a role in shepherding young writers, we’re joined by two guests: Rich Levy is a Houston area poet and Executive Director of the literary arts organization Inprint; and Zach Martin edits the UH creative writing program’s literary magazine Gulf Coast.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

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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