A City within a City: the Life of Sharpstown

April 25, 2019Doors open at 6pm. Show starts at 7pm.$35/ticket (includes dinner & the show). Cash bar. Location: The Joint Theater and Coffeehouse301 Main St, North Little Rock, AR 72114 Buy Tickets:

Discover the story of Sharpstown from Micah Fields, recipient of the Oxford American‘s 2018-19 Jeff Baskin Fellowship. Sharpstown is a neighborhood in Houston that was one of America’s first master-planned subdivisions, and where much of Micah’s family lives.

Micah Fields is a writer from Houston, Texas. He’s published essays and photography for the Oxford American, The Baffler, Columbia Journalism Review, Sonora Review, War, Literature & the Arts, and elsewhere. He holds a BA from the University of Montana, an MFA from the University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program, and is the recipient of the Oxford American’s 2018-19 Jeff Baskin Writers Fellowship. He served in the Marine Corps infantry from 2007 to 2011, and is a combat veteran of two deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan. His book about Houston and its story of development and storms is forthcoming from W.W. Norton.

For more info: https://www.micahfields.com/