This Houston reading series has been running for 36 years. Hear interviews with, and watch videos of full readings given by, award-winning writers during the 2016-17 and 2015-16 seasons on this page.
Posted on · Author Colm Tóibín reads from his latest book, House of Names.
Posted on · The award-winning Irish author talks about his latest novel, 'House of Names,' based on the Greek story of Clytemnestra, Agamemnon and their children Iphigenia, Electra and Orestes.
Posted on · Poets Limón and Pardlo read from their respective collections.
Posted on · The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet talks about poetry, community, Panera Bread, and reads some of his work.
Posted on · George Saunders and actors from the Alley Theater read from Saunders' novel, Lincoln at the Bardo.
Posted on · Author Annie Proulx reads from her latest book, Barkskins.
Posted on · Author Annie Proulx on telling a long story through the eyes of short-lived characters.
Posted on · How a unique organization, seeking to peacefully infiltrate Houstonians' lives with the written word, came to be.
Posted on · Authors Rabih Alameddine and Juan Gabriel Vásquez read from their latest works.
Posted on · "Forgetting is as integral to memory as death is to life."
Posted on · Novelists Lauren Groff and Ann Patchett read from their latest works.
Posted on · The novelist talks about his new book and about being here now.
Posted on · Poet Tracy K. Smith reads from her memoir "Ordinary Light."
Posted on · Author Anthony Doerr reads from his short story, "The Deep."