2019 Texas Poetry Calendar at The Twig

Trey Moody & Melissa Cundieff, Poetry Reading


About Trey Moody:

Thought That Nature (Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry) Cover Image
By Trey Moody, Cole Swensen (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9781936747672
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Published: Sarabande Books - January 7th, 2014

In the middle of the night, when the fruit
is scariest. I hold my hand out

and feel your nibbling. Don't worry,
my eyes are still closed. I've only

peeked that once. The cold
that is your breath--these windows

of fog. If I were outside,
I'd read your name backward again and again.

Darling Nova Cover Image
ISBN: 9781938769306
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Published: Autumn House Press - March 8th, 2018

This collection is musical, haunting, and simmering with life. Cundieff’s poems deal with loss and change through images that are startling in their originality. These poems will stay with you; they will remind you what poems can do.

Barbara Ras and Kathy Fagan Poetry Reading

About Barbara Ras:

Bite Every Sorrow (Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807122648
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Published: LSU Press - April 1st, 1998

This is a splendid book, morally serious, poetically authentic, spiritually discerning. -- C. K. Williams, from his judge's citation for the 1997 Walt Whitman Award Barbara Ras, a poet exquisitely heedful of nuance both physical and visceral, cinches deserved renown with this prize-winning debut collection.

The Last Skin (Penguin Poets) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143116974
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Published: Penguin Books - March 30th, 2010

A third collection from a poet whose "beautiful sentences weave the miraculous and mundane into a single, luminous tapestry" (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Sycamore: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9781571314734
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Published: Milkweed Editions - March 14th, 2017


Meditative and richly written, this collection of poems by Kathy Fagan takes the sycamore as its inspiration--and delivers precise, luminous insights on lost love, nature, and the process of recovery.

David Eye, Seed

Before David Eye earned an MFA in Creative Writing from Syracuse University, he spent four years in the military and seventeen years as an actor in NYC, which places him in an elite group of writers who have served in both the U.S. Army and the Broadway tour of Cats. His work has appeared in a variety of journals and anthologies.

Seed (Hilary Tham Capital Collection) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781944585143
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Published: Word Works - April 1st, 2017

Poetry. LGBTQIA Studies. In SEED's poems of love and family, rage and heartbreak, David Eye opens the way for new truths. Sister, father, neighbor, cousin, friend, lover: all relationships change the poet, and the poet allows all relationships to change over time, through challenges and through love itself. A voice both uncompromising and tender, Eye's will help each reader see.

Poetry at The Twig with Gemini Ink

Reading & Book Signing with Natalie Diaz, Saretta Morgan, and Joe Jiménez.



Eduardo Cavazos Garza, Hijacked by Fire

Eduardo Cavazos Garza, founder of the Jazz Poets of San Antonio and longtime Chicano activist, artist, poet, musician, actor, drum-maker, mask-carver and Native American spiritual practitioner, was born in Kingsville, Texas in 1947 and moved to San Antonio in 1974.

David Taylor and Bryce Milligan Poetry Reading

About David Taylor:

Palm Up, Palm Down Cover Image
ISBN: 9781609405526
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Published: Wings Press - September 1st, 2017

Take to the Highway: Arabesques for Travelers Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780997035308
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Published: West End Press - September 1st, 2016

Take to the Highway is a book about journeys and the intricate memory map of human consciousness. Much of the book was literally written while driving across the expanse of Texas. The poems embody family history, anticipate his mother's coming death, and embody the reflections of this poet's poet on a life lived along many roads within an interior landscape.

Susan Campbell, Poetry Readings-Anything You Ever Wanted to Know

Anything You Ever Wanted to Know Cover Image
ISBN: 9781534739109
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - July 1st, 2016

Susan Maxwell Campbell's collection Anything You Ever Wanted to Know looks at the moments in life when you really learn something important--a father's sensitivity, your parents' mutual unhappiness, a memory you didn't know you had, the longing for art and music, and the enduring love of your grandparents.


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