The 2018 Austin International Poetry Festival will be held from April 5 to April 8. The festival features readings, workshops, open mics, and poetry slams in various venues throughout Austin, Texas. Participating poets include 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 is April 4. The cost of the event, which includes submission to the Adult Anthology/Competition, is $50 ($35 for students). Lodging is available at nearby hotels for discounted rates. Visit the website for more information.
Austin International Poetry Festival, 1503A East 13th Street, Austin, TX 78702.