Upcoming Events 

 

Due to Covid19 and safety requirements for all, many events have been canceled or postponed. Some virtual events are being planned and will be posted when information is available. If you are an artist, or know an artist who needs financial assistance, please visit Artist Relief online for resources. 

9/12/20 - Kentucky Women Writers Conference: Wild Women of Poetry

 

9/17/20 - Poetry as Praise, Protest & Power

 

10/13-30/20 - Early Voting in Texas 

PAST EVENTS 

8/26/17 - Tent Revival, Allgo, Austin, TX 

8/30/17 - Aural Lit, Austin, TX 

9/18/17 - Happy Birthday to Me!, Everywhere! 

9/22/17 - I Scream Social, Malvern Books, Austin, TX 

10/14/17 - Free Minds Workshop, Austin, TX 

10/23/17 - Chicon Street Poets Reading Series, Austin, TX 

11/4/17 - Texas Book Festival, Austin, TX

1/4/18 - Another Way to Say Enter Book Launch, Austin, TX

1/6/18 - Prizer Peace Pole Dedication Ceremony, Austin, TX

1/10-14/18 - Stonecoast MFA Residency, Freeport, ME

1/15/18 - MLK Day Open Mic @ The Vortex, Austin, TX 

1/18/18 - Poetry & Wine, San Marcos, TX 

2/8/18 - TexasCASA, Austin, TX (private event)

2/10/18 - Amanda Johnston & Friends @ Prizer, Austin, TX 

2/15/18 - Community Poetry Workshop @ Prizer, Austin, TX

2/24/18 - TORCH Wildfire Reading Series, BookWoman, Austin, TX

3/1/18 - Zumbi Radio KAZI, Austin, TX 

3/2/18 - Resistencia, Celebrating Verses of Black Women, Austin, TX

3/8-9/18 - AWP Conference, Tampa, FL 

Fri. March 9th - 12:00PM // Political Pivoting: Literary Publishing at the Pace of Politics, Sponsored by CLMP.(Johnny Temple,  Paul Reyes,  Amanda Johnston,  Meara Sharma) Room 18 & 19, Tampa Convention Center, First Floor, F194 

Sat. March 10th - 9:00AM // The Thing Builders: Building Literary Communities That Matter. (Amanda Johnston,  JP Howard, Janna Marlies Maron,  Penny Guisinger) Grand Salon B, Marriott Waterside, Second Floor, S109

3/17/18 - Another Way to Say Enter Book Launch, Harlem, NY

3/31/18 - Salvage Vanguard Theater, con flama talk back, Austin, TX

4/5/18 - Poetry & Prose: Amanda Johnston & Alexis Paige, Austin,TX

4/19-21/18 - Split This Rock Poetry Festival, Washington, D.C. 

Date/Time/Location TBD: Kevlar Hearts: Poetic Strategies for Engaging Police Violence. Presenters: F. Douglas Brown, Mahogany Browne, Kyle Dargan, Amanda Johnston

4/22/18 - Black Ladies Brunch Collective, Washington, D.C. 

4/26/18 - Cultural Lounge at the Carver, Austin, TX 

4/27/18 - Resistencia Bookstore, Austin, TX 

5/4/18 - Lisa L. Moore Release of 24 Hours of Men, Austin, TX

5/12/18 - Brazos Bookstore, Houston, TX 

5/26/18 - Malvern Books, Austin, TX 

5/30/18 - Aural Literature Reading Series, Austin, TX 

7/11 - 15/18 - Stonecoast MFA Residency, Freeport, ME 

7/27/18 - 60-IN-SIXTY, FUSEBOX Festival Fundraiser, Austin, TX

9/1/18 - Six Square District Cultural Arts Festival, Austin, TX 

10/6/18 - Babes Bar with Alexis Paige, Bethel, VT 

10/12/18 - New Works Reading, NYU & Cave Canem, New York, NY

 

10/27/18 - Texas Book Festival, Austin, TX 

10/27/18 - Lit Crawl Austin - Black Poets Speak Out, Austin, TX 

10/28/18 - TORCH Wildfire Reading Series, Austin, TX 

11/1/18 - Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA

11/2-3/18 - Hugo House Reading & Workshop, Seattle, WA

12/13/18 - Bookwoman 2nd Thursday Reading Series, Austin, TX

2/28 - 3/2/19 - SUNSTAR Festival, Pittsburgh, PA 

3/27-30/19 - AWP Conference, Portland, OR

                                   Sat. Panel: 21st Century Innovations in Poetic Form, 3:00PM

3/28/19 - Women Writers in Bloom Reading, Portland, OR

3/28/19 - Affrilachians at the Heathman, Portland, OR

 

3/29/19 - Women of Resistance Anthology Reading, Portland, OR

3/30/19 - Argus House Press Reading, Portland, OR 

4/18/19 - ECTC, Elizabethtown, KY

 

4/19/19 - Carnegie Center, Lexington, KY

5/5 - 6/2/19 - Let's Get Physical: Writing the Body, IOTA Online

 

5/8/19 - LOGOS Reading Series, Austin, TX 

6/2/19 - A Womb of One's Own, Spider House Ballroom, Austin, TX 

 

6/9-15/19 - Cave Canem Summer Retreat, Greensburg, PA

6/15/19 - CAAPP, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

7/5-12/19 - Stonecoast, Dingle, Ireland 

10/16-18/19 - Furious Flower, Harrisonburg, VA

 

10/26-27/19 - Texas Book Festival, Austin, TX ​

10/27/19 - TORCH Wildfire Reading

 

10/28/19 - University of New Haven, West Haven, CT

2/11/20 - Maine College, Portland, ME  

 

2/22/20 - Texas Poetry Out Loud Finals, Austin, TX 

 

3/3/20 - Revisiting the Elegy in the Black Lives Matter Era Book Launch, Austin, TX 

3/8/20 - Revel: Witness, Austin, TX