October Reading and Open Mic




We at Glass Mountain are so excited to host our second reading and open mic of the semester in just a couple of weeks! We have three great readers lined up for you: Clarity Lim, a current student at UH, Rachel Lee, a UH grad, and Luisa Muradyan Tannahill, the Editor of Gulf Coast. There’s no Halloween theme for this reading, but the spook-tacular quality of writing just might scare the pants off of you…come on out to Bohemeo’s Cafe on Tuesday, October 25th at 7 PM and make sure to take part in the open mic after the reading!


The Premiere National Issue of Glass Mountain Has Arrived!

Join us Wednesday, April 13th at 5:30 pm for the launch of our premier national issue! The official launch will be held at the Honors College Commons, MD Anderson Library, as part of the Poetry and Prose Reading series. Contributors and founders of the journal will read their work, and afterwards, we’ll all head over to Bohemeo’s for the after-party.


Reginal Vigil, founding editor
David Toombs, contributor
Roxanne Terrell, contributor
Penny Montalvo, contributor
Mariah Kizer, contributor
Luke Patterson, contributor
Sessa Kratz, contributor



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Did you see us at East End?

If you weren’t at the East End Arts Festival, we missed you! And you  missed a killer reading by our killer Robertson Prize winners and staff, some of the many creative voices in our Houston arts community. Glass Mountain and friends took the stage for an hour inside Bohemeo’s and encored outdoors. We read to the sounds of a live mariachi band and a bounce house full of niños, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. Special thanks to Tina Richardson, one of our alumni staff, who was ready to wing it with poetry from her purse, and of course, to Bohemeo’s for giving our emerging writers a chance behind the microphone.

Join us at East End Cultural Fest!

Join us on Sunday, October 17th at Bohemeo’s, where Glass Mountain will be reading for the East End Cultural Arts Festival. The event lasts all day, and Glass Mountain will be holding a reading on stage from 2pm-3pm.

Bohemeo’s is located in the Tlaquepaque Market in the heart of East End, one of the earliest historic Houston settlements and home to the two oldest Hispanic neighborhoods, Magnolia Park and Second Ward. Complete with its own fountain, Bohemeo’s also boasts an ample outdoor stage and can cook up some delicious sandwiches, pizzas, and fish tacos, along with a wide selection of coffee, beer and wine. Come by, hang out, listen to some poetry and live music, and enjoy life.

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Red Block Bash is Just Around the Corner!

The Red Block Bash is an outstanding event held by the Art Department in the Blaffer Courtyard every semester. This semester, Glass Mountain will be:

  • Holding a reading
  • Giving away free journals
  • Soliciting all submissions, including art
  • Handing out art editor applications

Come hang out with us, have some free pizza and soda, check out the outstanding selections on display at the Blaffer Gallery, and watch some pretty amazing interpretive dance at the Red Block Bash. It’s from 4-7 this Thursday, and just in time to head on over to Poison Girl for their extra-special anniversary reading. See you there!