R2: The Rice Review is the award-winning literary journal of Rice University. They publish the best poetry, prose, and art produced by Rice undergraduate students, as well as interviews with renowned authors. They also hope to foster a creative writing environment at Rice by hosting on-campus literary events like Open-Mic Night and off-campus outings to see visiting authors in Houston. The journal was founded in 2004 by creative writing professor and author Justin Cronin and is published once annually, in the spring.
On their blog, they share favorite parts of the literary and arts world and open up a discussion with the surrounding literature and arts community. There, you can find recommendations, criticisms, and musings about literature, art, and the artistic community we live in, written by members of the R2 staff.