I’ll be doing readings and book signings each day of the AWP Conference in Seattle. If you are planning to be at the conference, please come say hello. It would be great to catch up!
Lily Poets at #AWP23
I’ll be reading with Lily Poets at #AWP23 in Seattle on Friday night, March 10th. The reading will be held on the 10th floor in the Betty Jane Narver Reading Room. It’s a free even, and you’re invited!
AWP is Weeks Away
I’m grateful to Kaitlyn Miller, Geneva Diaz, and the editors at Houstonia Magazine for including Night Is This Anway in the most recent issue. It’s an honor to be written up in such a great publication, especially alongside Benjamin Moser, Addie Tsai, Leah Lax, Bryan Washington, and other amazing #LGBTQ authors. Thank you!
Huge gratitude to Andrew Edmonson for this generous interview published in OutSmart Magazine. It’s about Night Is This Anyway, and it appears in the April issue, just in time for National Poetry Month.
Book Launch at AWP 2022
Reading and Book Launch at AWP Conference 2022 in Philadelphia Thursday, March 24th, 10:35 am – 11:45am Michener Center for Writers Bookfair Stage, Hall D & E, Pennsylvania Convention Center, 200 Level Book Signing on Thursday, March 24th, 1 – 3 pm Lily Poetry Books booth, AWP Bookfair T149
Lily to Publish Night Is This Anyway
Lily Poetry Books will publish Night Is This Anyway on March 22, 2022. The official book launch will take place at the annual AWP Conference in Philadelphia on March 24th. According to Meredith Stricker, National Poetry Series winner, “Robin Reagler’s gorgeous, fierce collection Night Is This Anyway spills over with “an ocean of music.” The… Continue reading Lily to Publish Night Is This Anyway
I’ll be teaching an 8-week online memoir writing course for Grackle & Grackle that begins on January 20, 2022. If you are curious to explore new ways to tell your story, please consider signing up.
Review on the Whale Road Review
Meghan Sterling writes about Into The The Major thanks go out to Meghan Sterling and Katie Manning for featuring this review of Into The The in the December edition on the Whale Road Review. Check out the whole amazing issue here.
Books Born in Pandemic
Gratitude to the American Leadership Forum for including Into The The in this article about books by Senior Fellows published during the pandemic.
The Poetry of Resilience
On Sunday, October 24th, there will be a Houston reading on the theme of resilliency. Curated by Sarah Gajkowski-Hill, this 6 pm event will be for community and healing. I am honored to participate in this reading; it will take place at Artique (1024 Studewood). Please RSVP to Sarah because space is limited.
Poetry at Lone Star College
I will do my first in-person poetry reading for INTO THE THE on Thursday night, September 23rd, in Montgomery County. Join us at Lone Star College Montgomery at 7 pm, Room G-102. The event is sponsored by the Montgomery County Literary Arts Council.
A Virtual Interview with Robin Reagler
Originally posted on cindyhuyser:
Background Thursday, August 12, 2021 7:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Register for this event on EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bookwoman-2nd-thursday-poetry-reading-and-open-mic-with-robin-reagler-tickets-162818493497 Feature Robin Reagler is a poet, educator, and leader living in Houston, Texas. Over the past 22 years, she?transformed Writers inthe Schools (WITS), a small grassroots organization, into a national literary movement with 40…
Pride, Poetry, and the LGBTQ+ Community
The Houston Chronicle published my essay on Pride month, discrimination, and there’s even a Godzilla poem included for good measure. It appears on the front page of the Sunday paper (6.6.21). In the article I share some of my personal experiences and try to assess how much the LGBTQ+ community has progressed in my lifetime… Continue reading Pride, Poetry, and the LGBTQ+ Community
Book Launch on Brazos Zoom on June 11th
I’m thrilled that Brazos Bookstore will sponsor the official book launch for INTO THE THE on June 11th at 7pm CT. I am honored that Tonya Foster and Timothy Liu will join me on Zoom for this event. Tonya, Tim, and I were classmates together at the University of Houston Creative Writing Program. This will… Continue reading Book Launch on Brazos Zoom on June 11th