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Gulf           Coast Poets




Oct 6, 2018 1 pm

Edward Vidaurre is the 2018-2019 McAllen,Texas Poet Laureate and author of five collections of poetry: I Took My Barrio on A Road Trip (Slough Press 2013), Insomnia (El Zarape Press 2014), Beautiful Scars: Elegiac Beat Poems (El Zarape Press 2015), Chicano Blood Transfusion (FlowerSong Press 2016), and Ramona & Rumi: Love in the Time of Oligarchy & Unedited Necessary Poems (Hercules Publishing 2018). Vidaurre has been published in several literary journals and anthologies. Vidaurre was the Director of Operations in 2018 for the Valley International Poetry Festival, moderator for Poets Responding, and founder of Pasta, Poetry & Vino - a reading series in the Rio Grande Valley. He resides in McAllen, Texas with his wife and daughter.

Also see page at http://houstonpoetryfest.info/oob.html

Reading Line-Up

1:00 – Edward Vidaurre

1:45 – Ann Fogelman

1:55 – Open Mic or break

2:00 – Stacy Nigliazzo

2:15 – L. A. Merrill

2:30 – John Milkereit

2:45 – Tina Cardona

2:55 – Open Mic or break

3:00 – Kelly Ann Ellis

3:15 – Weasel

3:30 – Carrie Kornacki

3:45 – Daniel Carrington

3:55 – Open mic or break

4:00 – Sean Johnson

4:15 – Dave Cowen

4:30 – Julianne Tran

4:45 – Dustin Pickering

5:00 – Laura Peña – final poem and closing

Nov 10, 2018

Jasper Kerkau

Dec 8, 2018

Nathan Brown

Nathan is an author, singer/songwriter, and award-winning poet.  In 2013/14 he served as Poet Laureate of Oklahoma. Visit his website at https://www.brownlines.com/

Annual holiday luncheon (for members and their guests only) at Avenida; advance reservations required. Reservations will open in October.

Gulf Coast Poets
Meeting Information

Poetry Society of Texas Gulf Coast Poets Chapter

Meeting Location (unless otherwise noted):

Barnes & Noble Bookstore

1029 W. Bay Area Blvd. at IH-45

(Southeast Quadrant)

Webster TX 77598

Normal meeting is the 2nd Saturday at 10:30
(Come earlier to meet with other poets. Sometimes a group will lunch after the meeting.)

Our mailing address is P.O. Box 57418, Webster, Tx 77598-7418