Adult Festival Registration is open!

You must Register in order to proceed! Each adult must register separately!

There are three categories to choose from when registering:

Poetry Submission Only includes submission to Adult Anthology/Competition (Festival Attendance not included and your bio will not be printed in the program). 

Festival Attendance Only includes access to City Reads, Big Read, Anthology Launch, Open Mics, Workshops,Special Events, and Adult Poetry Slam and your bio will be printed in the Program. (submission to Adult Anthology/Competition not included). 

Festival Attendance and Poetry Submission includes submission to Adult Anthology/Competition, and access to City Reads, Big Read, Anthology Launch, Open Mics, Workshops, Special Events, and Adult Poetry Slam and your bio will be printed in the Program.


Registration Definitions

  • Poetry Submission Only (The poetry submission fee of $30 is paid on the Submittable site) – Adult poets submitting to the anthology but not attending the festival fall into this category. 
  • Festival Attendance Only (Registration Fee Required - Refer to Festival Registration Rates below) -  Adult poets attending the festival but not submitting to the anthology fall into this category.
  • Festival Attendance and Poetry Submission (Registration Fee Required - Refer to Festival Registration Rates below; the poetry submission fee of $30 is paid on the Submittable site) – Adult poets attending the festival and submitting to the anthology fall into this category. 

Festival Registration Rates

  • Registered Poet $50 – The majority of festival goers fall into this category.  
  • Discounted Rate $35 - College Student, Military, Senior, API Member

ADA/Special Needs: If you qualify under ADA or have any special needs, email .  We will be happy to assist you!

Online Registration for Adult Anthology Submission has been extended until February 15, 2018.

Online Registration for Adult Festival Attendance closes April 4, 2018. 

You may register to attend the Festival at the Registration Desk located at the Headquarters Hotel!

Mail Registration must be received by March 15, 2018 (Austin Poets International, P.O. Box 26455, Austin, TX 78755). Please identify in the memo area on your check what you are submitting your payment for. Example: festival registration and one extra anthology or festival registration, t-shirt and one brunch ticket, etc., 

Disclaimer: AIPF will not be held liable for any incomplete and/or undeliverable mailing addresses. Please confirm the address that you enter in the system is correct. Please let us know immediately, in writing, if you have a change of address or move. For any incomplete and/or undeliverable addresses, the registrant will be liable for the re-shipping cost. For all International shipping, the registrant is responsible to pay the shipping fee or an electronic copy of the Adult Anthology will be emailed to the registrants email address on file with AIPF after the Festival.

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