Adult Festival Registration Opens September 1st, 2017!

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 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) -  Adult poets attending the festival but not submitting to the anthology fall into this category.
  • Festival Attendance and Poetry Submission (Registration Fee Required) – Adult poets attending the festival and submitting to the anthology fall into this category. (The poetry submission fee will be paid on the Submittable site)

Festival Registration Rates

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

Online Registration for Adult Anthology Submission closes January 15, 2018.

Online Registration for Adult Festival Attendance closes March 15, 2018. 

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.,

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

To Register for the event, click here .