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Houston Poetry Fest 2017


Schedule of Events


Last updated
Sep 18, 2017

HPF Dates are Oct 13, 14, & 15, 2017
Univ. of Houston - Downtown

The following is a very preliminary schedule. All times, poets, and events subject to change.

Please refer to the Poets, Bios page for date of reading for the Juried Poets.

— Friday, October 13 —

7:30 p.m. 3rd Floor, Girard St. Bldg, 201 Girard Street

— Opening Session of Houston Poetry Fest 2017 —

Welcome to UH-D

Opening Remarks

Guest Poet

Juried Poets

 (in alphabetical order)

 


 - Break -


Robert Clark, Event Chair

Deborah "D.E.E.P." Mouton

Schedule in work

Featured Poet

Juried Poets

(in alphabetical order)




- Door Prizes -

Gabrielle Langley

Schedule in work


— Saturday, October 14 —

Time to be announced

3rd Floor, Girard St. Bldg, 201 Girard Street

Traditional Open Reading

Presentation of Prizes & Reading by
Ekphrastic Poetry Contest Winners


— Saturday, October 14 —

7:30 p.m. 3rd Floor, Girard St. Bldg, 201 Girard Street

Guest Poet

Juried Poets

(in alphabetical order)



- Break -

Daniel Peña

Schedule in work

Guest Poet

Juried Poets

(in alphabetical order)




- Door Prizes -

Octavio Quintanilla

Schedule in work


— Sunday, October 15 —

2:00 p.m. 3rd Floor, Girard St. Bldg, 201 Girard Street

Lorene Pouncey Memorial Award

Lucille Johnson Clark Memorial Award

Mary Villarreal Memorial Award

Youth Poet

Guest Poet

Juried Poets

(in alphabetical order)



- Break -

TBD

Delicia Daniels

Schedule in work


Introduction of Performance Poet:

Performance Poet

Guest Poet

Juried Poets

(in alphabetical order)




- Door Prizes -

TBD

Alan Ainsworth

Schedule in work