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Endless Poetry
Portrait of an artist as a young man
" creativity by mining his own personal history. Endless Poetry is the second in a planned five-part autobiographical cycle,..."

July 28, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

April Is National Poetry Month
And there are plenty of ways to celebrate
"...It must be a sign: "National Poetry Month" fits in a haiku...."

April 1, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

Poetry at Round Top Returns
Visit this 'paradise for poets' this weekend
"...Poets" and "the best kept secret on the American poetry scene." And now, well, the secret's out...."

April 23, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

An Evening of Poetry
Bullock welcomes poet laureate
"...Surely you've realized by now that we're celebrating National Poetry Month, yes?..."

April 25, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

Revisiting Poetry in Motion
Poetry With Wheels needs help to keep spinning
"...Not quite a year ago, we wrote about Poetry With Wheels, the partnership between Capital Metro and the..."

May 1, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

Poetry To Ponder the Universe To
Nick Courtright to read from 'Punchline' this weekend
"...considers more philosophical matters in his new collection of poetry, Punchline (Gold Wake Press)...."

March 23, 2012 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

The Power of Poetry
Johnston High English teacher makes poets out of school's urban immigrant youths
"...the room of English teacher Camille DePrang and wrote poetry. These are not kids who have grown up thumbing..."

June 1, 2007 News Feature by Michael May

Poetry in Motion
A new partnership will bring poetry to the Cap Metro fleet
"...Transportation often finds itself at the heart of poetry; something about the metaphors of motion keeps the two..."

June 15, 2012 News Feature by Monica Riese

Luv Doc Recommends: 2007 National Poetry Slam Individual Finals
Paramount Theatre, Friday, August 10, 2007
"...So how did slam poetry begin and where do we have to travel back..."

Aug. 10, 2007 Column by The Luv Doc

2019 Austin International Poetry Festival Brings a World of Words to Town
" want to know how seriously this city takes poetry, all you have to do is wait until the..."

April 5, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin International Poetry Festival
"...into the institution category. The seventh annual Austin International Poetry Festival, which takes place this week, follows a deceptively..."

April 16, 1999 Books Feature

Austin! International! Poetry! Festival!
Writ in thought, spoke in words.
"...Ric Williams: Why Austin for an International Poetry Festival ? Ashley F. Kim: Statistically, Austin is in..."

April 6, 2011 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Poetry Is for the Sake of the Life
"...more often as a study lounge than as a poetry salon. I had hoped to consult Stanley once more..."

May 23, 2006 Postmarks

Poetry in Motion
Capital Metro partners with local society to feature poems in buses
"...Transportation often finds itself at the heart of poetry; something about the metaphors of motion keeps the two..."

June 6, 2012 News Post by Monica Riese

2008 Austin International Poetry Festival Preview
"...Not sure yet how to celebrate National Poetry Month? Why not sample the many and varied options..."

April 4, 2008 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Poetry in Emotion
Katherine Catmull never intended to pursue a career in acting. In fact, she seriously avoided it for as long as she could, choosing instead to earn her degree in English literature. Why is revealed in this profile of one of Austin's most sophisticated and literate performers.
"...that's pretty unusual. So I never got scared of [poetry]. But it's taught so badly in schools sometimes --..."

Oct. 6, 2000 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Poetry as Activism
Raul Salinas' Passion for Literature and Life
"...Nelson, two stalwart members of the Austin open mike poetry circle, and it's being held on a small platform..."

March 21, 1997 Books Feature by Phil West

Austin Free Poetry Festival
"...If you could put the Austin International Poetry Festival in a diorama, you might have something like..."

Nov. 8, 1996 Books Feature

Poetry Printed in 'Chronicle' Is Vulgar
" one of your issues and its use of poetry and selections from area poets. Your choices invariably depend..."

Jan. 9, 2009 Postmarks

Austin Poetry Slam
Mike Henry bid adieu to the slam he hosted for 15 years
"...decade (and the half-decade before it) running the Austin Poetry Slam. No, that was Henry, the slam master, captaining..."

Dec. 31, 2010 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Poetry Roundup
Coffee House Press celebrates National Poetry Month with six new titles.
"...nonprofit literary press out of Minneapolis, released five diverse poetry titles during April's National Poetry Month. The Romance of..."

May 2, 2008 Books Feature by Yvonne Georgina Puig

More Poetry
"...Dear Editor, Good poetry is often surprising – as was the fine piece..."

April 29, 2004 Postmarks

Poetry Festival Continues
"...of this year's Austin International Poetry Festival, says, "It's hard to structure without it being..."

April 4, 1997 Books Feature

Luv Doc Recommends: Austin International Poetry Festival Humor Showcase
Ruta Maya, Saturday, April 16, 2005
"...Regardless, if you’re into ridicule, nothing inspires ridicule like poetry, and this weekend Austin is plumb full of it..."

April 15, 2005 Column by The Luv Doc

Poetry in Prison
The Freehand Arts Project steps into the county jail
"...jail to teach classes on creative writing, art, and poetry. (Carter joined on as co-director in 2016.) Freehand has..."

Feb. 10, 2017 News Feature by Mary Bryce

National Poetry Slam Opening Bout Schedule
"...Baltimore Lincoln Austin - Ego’s Boise Palatine Dallas - Poetry Grind Corpus Christi Chicago - Green Mill Miami Randall..."

Aug. 3, 2007 Arts Feature

The National Poetry Slam
Aug. 9-12 in Austin
"...This city last hosted the National Poetry Slam in 1998, to great acclaim. Since then, the..."

Aug. 4, 2006 Arts Feature

The Poetry of Pain
The Fires
"; it's in Steinke's exquisite, loving rendering of the poetry of pain. --Katherine Catmull Lorca : A Dream of..."

Aug. 6, 1999 Books Review

Carrie Fountain's Third Collection of Poetry Illuminates the Day-to-Day
The Austin author lives The Life
"...pieces that make up Carrie Fountain's third collection of poetry, the whole process starts anew: eyes welling up, looking..."

May 7, 2021 Arts Feature by Rosalind Faires

Luv Doc Recommends: Austin Poetry Slam Benefit
The Scoot Inn, Saturday, May 31, 2008
"...On Saturday they’re hosting a benefit for the Austin Poetry Slam, which takes place Wednesdays at the Scoot. Poets..."

May 30, 2008 Column by The Luv Doc

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