AIPF April 6-9, 2017

Event Date & Time

4/6/2017 - 4/9/2017


4101 Guadalupe St , Austin, Texas 78751

Festival Registration

Registration includes full access to City Reads, Workshops, Poetry Slams, Special Events, and more. 

Online registration closes April 5, 2017.


Registration Rates and Definitions

  • Registered Poet $40 – The majority of festival goers fall into this category.  If you do not fall into one of the discounted registration groups, this is where you belong.
  • College Student Poet $20 – Any enrolled college student at any college or university can register at a reduced rate.  There are no age restrictions imposed here so anyone enrolled more than half-time can take advantage of this rate.
  • Military Poet $20 – We support our troops and their families.  Any active or reserve military personnel and their spouse are eligible for this reduced rate.
  • Retired Poet $20 – Anyone that has retired or is over 60 years old qualifies for this reduced rate.  You may register at the more expensive Registered Poet rate to help provide additional financial support for the organization.
  • Teacher $20 – Current or former Educator. 

Mail Registration Payment

If you prefer to mail a check, please send it to:  Austin Poets International, P.O. Box 26455, Austin, TX 78755.

ADA/Special Needs

If you qualify under ADA or have any special needs, email .  We will assist with whatever we can.  All event and venue spaces are ADA compliant.

Cancellation/No Show Policy

Refunds are not given to no-shows.  

Additional Important Information

City Read and Workshop signups will be done online at a later date after venue location and times have been verified.

Harassment Policy

Please review the Harassment Policy here.  Do not register and do not attend the festival if you will not abide by this policy.


Please consider becoming a member with the one year membership fee. Membership fees help provide additional services that are not funded with festival fees or grant funds.  Information about API membership and benefits can be found at  


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