November Reading with the Editors of Gulf Coast

By on November 10, 2016

Well, this has been a shitty week. Next week, enjoy an event that’s the opposite of shitty–the Gulf Coast editors reading at Poison Pen on Thursday, November 17th at 8:30 p.m.! With: Christian Bancroft Melanie Brkich Erika Jo Brown Corey

October Reading with Lupe Mendez, Alexandra Naumann, and Peter Turchi

By on October 20, 2016

Everyone! Please join us for the reading on Thursday, October 27th at 8:30 p.m. Here are the top 5 reasons you should: 1) The weather will be VERY nice as it has finally cooled down. 2) The line-up is no

May 2016 Reading!!!

By on May 29, 2016

      May 2016 Reading! May 26, 2016 @ 8:30 PM When you love something, you let it go, or alternately, you call it repeatedly, leaving whispery voicemails after a night of drinking, and you stalk it on Facebook

January 2016 Reading!

By on January 17, 2016

January 28th 2016 @ 8:30 PM It is a period of civil war or something? Rebel spaceships or whatever have like totally won their first victory against the evil Galactic Empire etc. etc. etc. But that has absolutely nothing to do

October 2015 Reading!

By on October 23, 2015

October 29th 2015 @ 8:30 PM Start your Halloweekend off right and come get scared silly by the literary prowess of three ghoulishly good writers. CONOR BRACKEN is from Virginia but writes and teaches in Texas, where he received his MFA

Announcing Poison Pen’s 9th Anniversary Audio Contest Winner!

By on September 16, 2015

We have a winner! Poison Pen is super psyched to announce that CHRIS JACKSON has won our 9th Anniversary Audio Contest (and a $500 cash-money prize) with a knock-out piece! Fist bumps to finalists Michele Nereim and Matthew Salesses who also

September 2015 Reading!

By on September 16, 2015

September 24th, 2015 @ 8:30 PM School has started, AHHH, but these fancy fishes want to keep you feelin’ cool as a cucumber. Come watch them twirl and leap, or, alternatively, stand relatively still in one place as they wow

Poison Pen 9th Anniversary Audio Contest!!!

By on August 3, 2015

ANNOUNCING POISON PEN’S 9TH ANNIVERSARY AUDIO CONTEST!–Deadline extended! To celebrate Poison Pen’s 9th anniversary this September, we are giving out cash money for the best submission of an original creative work and audio performance! – $500 prize! – No entry

July 2015 Reading!

By on July 22, 2015

July 30th, 2015 @ 8:30 PM Do you wish you were lounging on a beach with your favorite gal pals chatting about the Summer of Channing over a pina casomething? Yeah, us too. Well, we can’t transport you to Cabo,

June 2015 Reading!

By on June 18, 2015

June 25th, 2015 @ 8:30 PM Oo la la! Want to discover a new you this sultry summer season? The ladies of Poison Pen will be giving out tips on how to be your best and baddest self this month