2018 AIPF Schedule

Not all City Reads and their hosts have been named, nor have the Workshops. (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.). Go to the City Reads Sign Up located under the Festival tab for specifics of theme, time, venue; check back often for the Workshop postings.

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/Shameless Promotion/Book Signing - Holiday Inn Austin Midtown
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

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)
06:30 pm - 7:30 pm: The Trio of Poets (Special Performance)
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

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
01:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Youth Anthology Launch
03:30 pm – 5:00 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.