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French Symbolist Poetry Introduction

By Bryan D. Nichols
Symbolism was a late nineteenth-century art movement that flourished .........<more>

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      Workshops                            Festival Registration
Check out the great workshops available this year.  We've pulled together some great topics and instructors for you and hope that you'll be able to join us at the Austin Community College Rio Grande Campus and Carver Library.  
Festival registration is has been extended to April 1, 2015.  Make sure you get that workshop or City Read you want and register now.  You can register during the festival too!  This year we will be touting around in the AIPF jalopy for "Mobile Headquarters".  You can register, buy anthologies, signup for membership , pickup your merchandise, etc.  The mobile headquarters schedule will be posted soon.

Anthology Archive Online

We're excited to announce our very special corner of the internet - our new digital archive.  We don't have copies of 100% of everything - if you have something not listed here. Click here for more information.
      Circumflex E                                    Acute E
Ê, ê (e-circumflex) is a letter in the Friulan, Kurdish, Gagauz, and Vietnamese languages. The letter also appears in Afrikaans, French, Portuguese, Welsh, and Albanian dialects as a variant of the letter "e", as well as being used in certain Chinese and Ukrainian transliteration systems. It is also used in Dutch but only in loanwords, mostly from French. Click here for more information.
Why?  Well it's used in the title of our main publication:  Di-vêrsé-city
Keyboard Shortcuts
ê - alt and 0234
é - alt and 0233

É, é (e-acute) is a letter of the Latin alphabet. It is found in Catalan, Czech, Danish, English, French, Galician, Hungarian, Icelandic, Irish, Italian, Kashubian, Luxembourgish, Occitan, Norwegian, Portuguese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Vietnamese, and Welsh languages, as a variant of the letter "e". In English, it may be observed as a pronunciation aid in loanwords (e.g., résumé from French) or romanizations (e.g., Pokémon from Japanese). This is also used in Dutch and Navajo.  É or é is also used for /ɛ/ with a rising tone in pinyin, the Chinese language roman-alphabet transcription system. It is also used in Indonesian dictionaries to denote /e/, in contrast with E, e /ə/.  More info.
Major support for the festival has been provided by the Red Earth MFA program at OCU.

Festival Schedule Preview

Check out this year's schedule.  We've got some exciting new activities this year.  Make sure to check out the Opening Celebration, Social Justice Read, A Poetry Afternoon in Round Rock, Non Launch, Launch with Mary Riley, Live London Linkup with Thom the World Poet and many more. Detailed descriptions of readings and activities will be posted soon.  Registered poets will be receiving an email with instructions for signing up for City Reads.   Click here for the full lineup of events.