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UHD to Host 'Speak! Poet' Event

loueva-smith The University of Houston-Downtown College of Humanities and Social Sciences will host "Speak! Poet" from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Willow Street Pump Station, 811 N. San Jacinto St.

"Speak! Poet" is an innovative poetry reading and discussion series that explores an exchange of ideas and practical learning between working poets and those who love poetry.

The event will feature poets Loueva Smith, winner of the 2015 Robert Phillips Chapbook Prize, and Craig Butterworth.

For more information, contact Professor Jane Creighton, Director of the Cultural Enrichment Center, at 713-221-8009.

The event is free and open to the public.