Tune in to 91.7FM KOOP’s Writing on the Air Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at 6PM featuring an interview with editor Ryan Sharp and issue 40 featured poet Laurie Ann Guerrero. Program producer and host Francois Pointeau.
Issue 39 showcases photographs by Bill Kennedy from the exhibit Views of the Capitol: 125 Years in the Making, a collaborative project facilitated by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) and the Museum, on display through December.
This event will include readings by Christian Bancroft and Nick Courtright, acoustic performances by Ariel Herrera and Joey Listrom, and exhibit remarks by John Anderson and Bill Kennedy.
Free and open to the public.
Issue 38 Launch Celebration
May 4, 2013, 5PM House Wine
408 Josephine Street
Austin, Texas, 78704 (map)
Complimentary refreshments and appetizers, free and open to the public.
New issue features local poets Shonna Skarda, Ken Fontenot and Laurie Saurborn Young, among others.
Book review highlights include Ken Fontenot’s In a Kingdom of Birds (winner of the Texas Institute of Letters 2013 Best Book of Poetry Award), Danielle Seller's 'expertly plotted' Bone Key Elegies and Laurie Saurborn Young’s exquisite Carnavoria.
Special musical performance showcasing singer/songwriter Ariel Herrera (lead vocalist of 2013 Jam Fest winner Circus).
Borderlands Celebrates New Winter Issue at BookWoman Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, 3:30 PM
Join us to celebrate Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review's new winter issue with a reading and exhibit Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, at BookWoman, 5501 North Lamar Blvd., in Austin.
Led by guest editor Joe Ahearn, the reading will feature poets Chad Bennett, Carolina Ebeid, Shamala Gallagher, Kurt Heinzelman, Jeffrey Pethybridge, and Judy Jensen. Artist Marilyn Flanegan will discuss her artwork on display and showcased in the new issue.
Complimentary refreshments and free admission.
The journal is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Cultural Arts Division believing an investment in the Arts is an investment in Austin's future.
Community of Poets will feature poets from the Austin Poetry Society's 60th Anniversary issue, Reflections. Katherine Durham Oldmixon will host featured poets Deb Akers, Mary Ellen Branan, Elzy Cogswell, Ralph Hausser, Christa Pandey, Jason Carrs, Shubh Bala Schiesser and others. For more information please contact us at email@example.com.
Issue #33 Fall/Winter 2009 Reading
Saturday, November 21, 2009, 7:00 PM BookWoman
5501 North Lamar #A-105
Edited by Judy Jensen, Borderlands' upcoming issue features poetry, reviews and a photographic series on the Great Inagua, Bahamas, by Emily Ann Griffin. Local poets whose new works are published in the fall issue include Joe Ahearn, Alice Batt, Jill Alexander Essbaum, Cindy Huyser, David Meischen, 2010 Texas Poet Laureate karla k. morton, Katherine Durham Oldmixon, Kathleen Pierce and Abe Louise Young, among others.
Highlighted in book reviews are Paul Martin’s Closing Distances reviewed by Barbara Crooker and Mario Susko’s Closing Time reviewed by Amy Schrader.
Community of Poets will feature recent past editors of Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, including: Usha Akella, Deb Akers, Robert Ayres, Alice Batt, Kurt Heinzelman, Zara Houshmand, Katherine Durham Oldmixon and D'Arcy Randall. For more information please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BORDERLANDS' COMMUNITY OF POETS series will feature the Sunset Valley Farmers Market Poet, Jena Gessaman & Friends, including Irina Astra, Norm Ballinger, Guiseppe Taurino, Jill Meyers, Karyna McGlynn, Irwin Tang, Debbie Gonzales, Liberty Heise, Thom Moon 10, Doug Gessaman, Ellis McClane and Lila Weatherly.
Saturday, July 11, 2009, 3 p.m. Blanton Museum of Art
UT-Austin campus, MLK at Congress
Parking is available across the street from the museum at the Brazos Parking Garage.
Literary reading in celebration of Borderlands' summer issue inspired by the Blanton Poetry Project. Edited by Katherine Durham Oldmixon, this issue focuses on ekphrastic poetry. A special section co-curated by Kurt Heinzelman and D'Arcy Randall explores artwork from the museum's collections. This issue will be on sale at the event, courtesy of the Blanton gift shop.
BORDERLANDS' COMMUNITY OF POETS series will feature poets from recent issues of Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, including Zara Houshmand, J. Todd Hawkins, Joanne Holladay, Frances Schenkkan, Ralph Hausser, Cindy Williams Gutiérrez, and others, hosted by Deb Akers.
Reading will feature young poets Charu Sharma, Nicole Updegrove, Ali Doerscher, Kathryn Sabrsula, Mat Wojik, Tegan Jacobson, Rachel Lutz, Melissa Ragsdale, Clayton Neuman, Shea Gordon and Elise Powell from the Westwood High School Creative Writing Program. Hosted by F. J. Schaack, instructor. For more information contact us at email@example.com or Barnes & Noble / Jo Virgil at firstname.lastname@example.org (512-899-3370)
Celebration of Borderlands fall/winter 2007 issue
Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review debuts its fall/winter 2007 issue with a literary reading Sunday, November 18, at 4 p.m. at BookWoman, 918 W. 12th Street (12th at Lamar), Austin, Texas, 512-472-2785.
Photographer Elizabeth Hoisington, whose work is featured in the new issue, will also showcase her photographs at BookWoman.
Free admission and complimentary refreshments.
Borderlands journal is funded and supported in part by the City of Austin Cultural Arts Division and by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts and an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.
Book Release and Reading
12th and Lamar, Austin, Texas
Tuesday, March 27, 2007, 7 p.m.
Laura Van Prooyen, former Borderlands editor, reads from her first new
book of poetry, Inkblot and Altar (Pecan Grove Press).
Opening Reception/Gallery Talk
Oct. 7, 2006 at 6:30 p.m
New works by Eduardo Vera, photographer from Guadalajara Mexico, will
be featured Oct. 7-27, 2006, at Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review's studio
space, 1101 Music Lane, Suite 343.
Gallery talk followed by a preview of the upcoming fall/winter issue
of Borderlands literary journal. Free admission; complimentary refreshments
to be served.