Reading Series April 2024

April 19 2024

Lawndale Art Center
4912 Main St.
Houston, TX 77002
7 00 pm

7 PM CDT - Gulf Coast Reading Series event featuring Patrick Stockwell, Rosa Boshier González, Ryan Bollenbach, and Leisa Loan. 

Join us for the final installment of the the 2023–2024 Gulf Coast Reading Series at Lawndale Art Center!

Please join us on April 19th at 7pm (doors open at 6:30). 

Please note:
N95 and KN95 masks are strongly encouraged. Social distancing is encouraged.

This event is produced in partnership with Lawndale Art Center.

Patrick Stockwell is an Inprint MD Anderson Foundation fellow and PhD candidate in fiction at the University of Houston. His work can be found in Gulf Coast, Glass Mountain, and elsewhere. He holds an MFA from New Mexico State University and is the author of The Light Here Changes Everything, winner of the Clay Reynolds Novella Prize. 

Rosa Boshier González is a writer and editor from Los Angeles. Her fiction, essays, and art criticism appear in Guernica, Catapult, Literary Hub, The New York Times, Artforum, The Guardian, The Washington Post, The Believer, and The Los Angeles Review of Books, among others. She serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Gulf Coast Journal.


Ryan Bollenbach is a writer and musician living in Houston, Texas. He is the managing editor of Gulf Coast. He is the author of the forthcoming chapbook letters from a strange land (Carrion Bloom Press). His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in DIAGRAM, Bennington Review, Quarterly West, Snail Trail Press, and elsewhere.

Leisa Loan is a poet, editor, translator, and educator from Boston, MA.  She is pursuing a PhD in Critical Poetics at the University of Houston where she is a C. Glenn Cambor Fellow. She currently serves as the Digital Editor for Gulf Coast