VAN G. GARRETT

Vancity Original® is proud to link up with Houston-based poet Van G. Garrett. He shares our name and consistently puts out great work.

Van G. Garrett appreciates boxing and the trumpeted sounds of Miles Davis. A watch aficionado, Van is the author of Songs in Blue Negritude (poetry), ZURI: Selected Love Songs (poetry),The Iron Legs in the Trees (fiction), and 49: Wings & Prayers (poetry).

Van is the writer-in-residence at the KCAM Contemporary Art Museum Fort Bend.

Check out vanggarrettpoet.com for more information on his latest work and tour dates.

"Garrett deals in plain words, strong rhythms, clear images; his passion brings them to life."

- David Gates,
Senior Editor of Newsweek