Austin Poets International (API), the parent organization of the Austin International Poetry Festival (AIPF), is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that promotes literary excellence by bringing together poets and story tellers from around the world to celebrate the diversity of humanity through written and spoken words. Every year International, National, State and Local Featured Poets and Special Guest Poets are highlighted during the Festival and perform at venues throughout Austin.
This four day Festival, held April 5th - 8th, 2018, has a large schedule of poetry events for everyone! This includes poetry readings, workshops, performances, an adult slam, a haiku death match, two printed anthologies (One for adults and one for youth K-12th grade), an all-night Midnight to Dawn poetry reading and so much more!
AIPF’s Youth Education Program focuses on the new faces of K-12 students throughout Central Texas. Activities include a youth anthology competition with cash prizes and awards, a printed youth anthology, anthology readings, themed readings, workshops, and a youth poetry slam.
Who’s invited? Anyone around the world.If you are reading this post, you're invited! Please come and join the fun! Register today @ www.aipf.org
. For a full schedule of events, city reads and workshops visit www.aipf.org
Join us April 5-8, 2018!