Chris Wise - COLLIDING WITH ORION

Start: 
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 7:00pm
Location: 
2421 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77005

Chris Wise is a poet, novelist, and television host. He has published in various poetry anthologies and literary magazines such as Nerve Cowboy, Blue Collar Review, and Road Not Taken. He has been a featured author in Cowboys and Indians Magazine; he was a featured poet in the Huffington Post’s Video Reading series, and he appeared as himself in the animated comedy series The Damn Show.

He currently serves on the committees of several organizations that promote poetry throughout the Houston area, as well as writing for, and hosting, the internet television show The Crawl on kh-tv.com (where he features Texas wineries, distilleries, breweries and events that promote them).

His book Colliding with Orion (a non-traditional textbook on writing) was recently released by Weasel Press in July 2017. His full-length poetry collection Thirsty Earth is scheduled to be released in November 2018. He is a veteran of the US Army, earned an English degree from Texas A&M, and currently lives in Houston, TX.