2018 AIPF Schedule

Go to the City Reads Sign Up tab located under the Festival tab for specifics of theme, time and venue and to sign up for City Reads during the Festival. Go to the Workshops and Sign Up tab located under the Festival tab to view a list of Workshops and to sign up for a Workshop during the Festival. You may sign up if you have registered to attend the Festival.  (One City Read per day is meant for poems related to the theme of this year’s AIPF – History/Heritage, and many of the favorites will be back.). 

Thursday
10:00 am – 5:00 pm: Registration - Holiday Inn Austin Midtown
11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Opening Celebration - Holiday Inn Austin Midtown
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm: Book Sales/Author Read/Book Signing - Holiday Inn Austin Midtown - (Sign Up on Site)
02:30 pm – 10:00 pm: City Reads/Open Mics (various locations – see City Reads Sign Up tab)

Friday
10:00 am – 5:00 pm: Registration - Holiday Inn Austin Midtown
08:30 am – 12:00 pm: Workshops - Holiday Inn Austin Midtown (see Workshop Sign Up tab)
10:30 am – 6:00 pm: City Reads/Open Mics (various locations – see City Reads Sign Up tab)
07:00 pm – 10-00 pm: Di-Verse-City Launch - Huston-Tillotson University, A-L Auditorium

Saturday
10:00 am – 2:00 pm: Registration - Holiday Inn Austin Midtown
08:30 am – 12:00 pm: Workshops - Holiday Inn Austin Midtown – (see Workshop Sign Up tab)
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm: Membership Meeting - Holiday Inn Austin Midtown (Members Only Lunch - RVSP)
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm: City Reads (various locations – see City Reads Sign Up tab)
02:30 pm – 4:00 pm: Board Members Only Reading - Holiday Inn Austin Midtown
02:30 pm – 4:00 pm: City Reads/Open Mics (various locations – see City Reads Sign Up tab)
04:30 pm – 6:30 pm: Big Read (Featured Poets) Huston-Tillotson University, A-L Auditorium
06:30 pm - 7:30 pm: The Trio of Poets (Special Performance) Huston-Tillotson University, A-L Auditorium
07:00 pm – 12:00 am  City Reads/Open Mics (various locations – see City Reads Sign Up tab)
12:00 am – 6:00 am: Midnight to Dawn Open Mic - Full English Café

Sunday
10:00 am – 11:30 am: Theme Brunch (Tickets Only – RVSP)
11:30 am – 3:00 pm: City Reads (various locations – see City Reads Sign Up tab)

Youth Program

Wednesday as scheduled

Friday as scheduled

Sunday
03:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Youth Anthology Launch
05:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Youth Workshop

Youth Slam time and location: TBA

Additional information will be posted as it becomes available!

Go to the City Reads Sign Up tab located under the Festival tab for specifics of theme, time, venue and host. You may sign up if you have registered to attend the Festival. Go to the Workshops and Sign Up tab located under the Festival tab to view a list of Workshops. You may sign up if you have registered to attend the Festival.