UHV Downtown Arts Series event rescheduled

A presentation by two poets and writers in the University of Houston-Victoria Downtown Arts Series has been moved to a later date.

James Sherry

James Sherry and Rob Stanton originally planned to present their poetry and other works on Nov. 11. However, the event now is scheduled for 7 p.m. Dec. 2 at the UHV Center for the Arts, 204 N. Main St. The event is free and open to the public, and refreshments are available.

Rob Stanton

Sherry is the author of 11 books of poetry and prose, including “Oops! Environmental Poetics,” which was published in 2013. In 2016, Chax Press published his poetry book, “Entangled Bank,” and in 2017, Palgrave Macmillan published “The Oligarch: Rewriting Machiavelli’s The Prince for Our Time.” He is publisher of Roof Books and in 1977 started the Segue Foundation Inc., a multi-arts producer based in New York City.

Stanton was born and raised in the United Kingdom but has been living and teaching in Austin for the past several years. He is the author of “The Method” and “Trip.” His poems and articles frequently are found online at Jacket2.

For more information about the Downtown Arts Series, contact Charles Alexander, UHV poet and designer in residence and co-curator of the series, at 361-703-5147 or

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