Houston is a ‘Literary Mecca’ for writers

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HOUSTON, TX - English poet George Herbert once said, ”Good words are worth much, and cost little.” Translation, you’re never too poor or too demographically challenged to be a good writer. Take notes, we’re guiding you though the literary mecca found right here in Houston.

Need education? The University of Houston’s creative writing program just produced the first Houston Youth Poet Laureate, Andrew White. Need education? Want to get your local journal out to the masses quick? Try the Menilfest Indie Book Festival, where many creative types set up booths to speak aloud their written word. Maybe you need a little help, apply for a Houston Arts Alliance Grant for assistance. Or how about a job to hone your skills, companies in Houston hire technical writers everyday, you can even work from home. It’s all in today's Inside Story, from the pages of Houstonia.