Favorite Poem Project Anthology

FAVORITE POEM PROJECT – HOUSTON:  AN ANTHOLOGY OF HOUSTONIANS’ BEST-LOVED POEMS Is there a special poem in your life that you would like to share with others? Many of us have found a particular poem to be deeply meaningful at key moments in our lives—and we return to...

Poetry in the Face of Tragedy

Having our human dignity “shattered through fear” is not a new phenomenon as Sarah Jameel writes in her open love letter on Medium. Throughout the world every moment of every day, people are murdered, terrorized, abandoned, diseased, starving. Throughout the world...

Julia Sherwood gives Just the Facts

Committed to providing a voice to those who are oppressed, Julia Sherwood often teams with husband Peter Sherwood to translate literary fiction as well as film scripts, essays, journalism and academic texts from various Eastern European languages. She also works for...

Piotr Florczyk gives Just the Facts

A native of Kraków, Poland, Piotr Florczyk came to the U.S. when he was sixteen. He is a prolific writer and translator with numerous books and smaller pieces in various publications like The New Yorker, Los Angeles Review of Books, and Slate. A founding editor of...

Martin Woodside gives Just the Facts

 Martin Woodside is involved with the mysterious inner workings of Calypso Editions. An accomplished poet in his own right, Martin lived in Romania for a year and since then has been committed to exposing readers to the gritty and powerful writers of that country. He...

Elizabeth Myhr gives JUST THE FACTS

Elizabeth Myhr’s poetry evokes sense of a space of rare and desolate beauty. With each line in the vanishings, she delineates a geography that is as subtle as the subconscious and just as vast.  We caught up with Elizabeth and asked her to give us just the facts. WHO...