The 2018 Austin International Poetry Festival was held from April 5 to April 8. The festival featured readings, workshops, open mics, and poetry slams in various venues throughout Austin, Texas. Participating poets included Roja Chamankar, Robin Davidson, Regie Gibson, David C. Johnson, Jena Kirkpatrick, Timothy Mason, Rick Lupert, Paul Richmond, Steve Sanders, and Kirpal Singh. The registration deadline was April 4. The cost of the event, which included submission to the Adult Anthology/Competition, is $50 ($35 for students). Lodging was available at nearby hotels for discounted rates. Visit the website for more information.
Austin International Poetry Festival, 1503A East 13th Street, Austin, TX 78702.