About Us

The Montgomery County Literary Arts Council Writer In Performance Series became a 501(c) 3 non profit corporation in 1993. The organization was founded by Poet/Creative Writing Instructor Dave Parsons, Montgomery College Dean, Dr. Kenne Turner, and Montgomery County Library Director, Mike Baldwin with the support of grants from Montgomery College, Conroe Commission on the Arts & Culture, and Texas Commission on the Arts.

For more information, contact Kenne Turner at kenneturner@yahoo.com.

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  1. OUR NEXT PROGRAM IS A MASTERFUL POET:

    APRIL 23RD WILLIAM WENTHE
    7:00 PM LSC-MONTGOMERY B-102

    William Wenthe’s books of poems are Not Till We Are Lost (LSU Press, 2004), which won the Best Book of Poetry Prize from the Texas Institute of Letters; and Birds of Hoboken (Orchises Press 1995; reprinted 2003). He has received poetry fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Texas Commission on the Arts; his poems have been published in numerous journals, including Poetry, The Paris Review, The Georgia Review, TriQuarterly, The Southern Review, Orion, Chelsea, Tin House, Shenandoah, Ontario Review. His poetry has been highly praised and reviewed in Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, and the receipt of two Pushcart Prizes. A verse play of his was set to music by composer Steven Paxton and was produced as a musical drama, Bellini’s War, at Texas Tech University, where he teaches creative writing and modern poetry.

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