Poetry Open Mic featuring Huston-Tillotson Showcase, hosted by Cindy Huyser
This vibrant Huston-Tillotson University Showcase features poets Katherine Durham Oldmixon, Jennine “DOC” Wright, Ryan Sharp, and fiction writer Mike Hart.
Katherine Durham Oldmixon is Professor and Chair of English at Huston-Tillotson University, and the author of a chapbook, Water Signs; she also co-directs the Poetry at Round Top Festival and is a senior poetry editor for Tupelo Quarterly. Jennine “DOC” Wright holds four Slam titles, and is an MFA student at Spalding University. Ryan Sharp is the Coordinator of Huston-Tillotson University's Writers' Studio, and editor of Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review; he is also the author of the chapbook my imaginary old man: poems (Finishing Line Press, 2017). Fiction writer Mike Hart is an Assistant Professor of English/Communications at Huston-Tillotson University. His work has appeared in a number of publications, including Southwestern Review, The Southern Review, The Southern Anthology, and The Greensboro Review.
A Round Robin-style Open Mic, hosted by Cindy Huyser, follows the features. Bring poems to share!