Houston Noir

Femme Fatales...Hardboiled Detectives... Red Hot Houston Noir Coming to your Library

Calling all mystery writers and noir aficionados for a rare opportunity

Femme Fatales...Hardboiled Detectives... Red Hot Houston Noir Coming to your Library

Prepare to be chilled by the darkest stories Houston authors have to offer as Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library presents Houston Noir, an interactive author event on Wednesday, June 5 at 6:30 PM

Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, each set in a single city, with the long-awaited Houston Noir, released in May 2019.

Femme Fatales...Hardboiled Detectives... Red Hot Houston Noir Coming to your Library

Prepare to be chilled by the darkest stories Houston authors have to offer as LSC - CyFair Branch Library presents Houston Noir, an interactive author event on Wednesday, June 12 at 7:00 PM.

Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, each set in a single city, with the long-awaited Houston Noir, released in May 2019.

This collection boasts 3 HOUSTON POET LAUREATES among its creators, two of whom will present this interactive reading event at the library.

Femme Fatales...Hardboiled Detectives... Red Hot Houston Noir Coming to your Library

Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, each set in a single city, with the long-awaited Houston Noir, released in May 2019. Join the editor (and Houston's first poet laureate, Gwendolyn Zepeda) and authors from this exciting collection at a library near you for readings, workshops, mystery, and mayhem!

Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library
June 5, 6:30 PM
The editor and authors, including local Larry Watts, will talk about crafting dark stories in Clear Lake, Sunset Heights, and other Houston-area settings. Aspiring noir writers welcome!

Spring Branch Memorial Branch Library
June 6, 6:30 PM, 
Mystery writers, come to a workshop designed to jumpstart your imaginations. Get tips on story- and submission-crafting from award-winning novelist Stephanie Jaye Evans and editor Gwendolyn Zepeda.

Lone Star College - CyFair Branch Library
June 12, 7:00 PM
Join Houston’s former poet laureate and champion slam poet Deborah DEEP Mouton as she and other authors read from stories set throughout the city. Prepare for an interactive experience!

All events are free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and signing at each event.

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