About Us

Voted Houston’s Best Reading Series in 2014 by the Houston Press, Poison Pen brings in three readers on the last Thursday of each month. Poison Pen’s readers are locally and nationally recognizable writers of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Each reading begins at 8:30 PM at Poison Girl Bar. See our list of upcoming readings for dates, and for the names of our readers in the coming months.

Founded by: Casey Fleming, Mat Johnson, Dave MacLean, Greg Oaks, Scott Repass

Organized by: Erika Jo Brown, Giuseppe Taurino, Analicia Sotelo, Casey Fleming, Scott Repass, Jameelah Lang, Mat Johnson, Dave MacLean, Greg Oaks