Reading Series October 2017

October 20 2017

Rudyard's Pub
2010 Waugh Drive

07 00 pm

John Andrews' first book, Colin Is Changing His Name, was a finalist for the 2015 Moon City Poetry Prize and was published by Sibling Rivalry Press in June 2017. His work has appeared in Redivider, The Queer South: LGBTQ Writers on the American South, Columbia Poetry Review, The Boiler and others. He holds an M.F.A. from Texas State University where he served as managing editor for Front Porch Journal. Currently, he is Ph.D. student at Oklahoma State University and an associate editor for the Cimarron Review.

Christopher Brean Murray is a PhD candidate in the creative writing program at the University of Houston. His poems have appeared in Forklift Ohio, jubilat, New Ohio Review, North American Review, Pleiades and other journals. He’s the winner of the Inprint Donald Barthelme Prize in Poetry for 2017, and has received awards from the American Festival for the Arts and the Academy of American Poets. From 2014-2016 he was the online poetry editor of Gulf Coast.

Charlotte Wyatt attended Fordham University, which led to an early career training sea lions in New York City zoos. She hails most recently from Northern California, where she serves as a Director of Admissions for the Napa Valley Writer’s Conference. She is a second year MFA student at the University of Houston.

Sam Thilén is an MFA candidate at University of Houston and Assistant Editor in Poetry for Gulf Coast.  She studied English and Spanish at University of Florida, where she served as editor-in-chief for the undergraduate literary magazine Tea.  Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Tea, The Fine Print, Prairie, and The Boston Review.  Sam loves Finland, word origins, and petting other people’s dogs.