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Upcoming Events 

9/5/23 @ 6:00 pm - One Page Salon with WLT 

9/7/23 @ 7:00 pm - Poet Laureates Reading with Poetry Foundation

9/14/23 @ 7:00 pm - SAFE Alliance 

9/25/23 @ 6:00 pm - ACC Literary Coffeehouse 

10/3/23 @ 7:00 pm - St. Edward's University

10/19/23 @ 7:00 pm - ABC Story Department 

10/21/23 - Soul Reset 

11/1-4/23 - Phillis Wheatley Poetry Festival (Torch Table)

11/10-12/23 - Texas Book Festival 

12/14/23 - Bookwoman 2nd Thursday Reading Series


PAST EVENTS 

8/26/17 - Tent Revival, Allgo, Austin, TX 
8/30/17 - Aural Lit, Austin, TX 
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 
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 
11/17/20 - McMaster University, Canada 
12/8/20 - Dallas ISD 
12/19/20 - Soul Sister Review & Women Writers in Bloom Reading 
1/29/21 - BreakBeats Poets at Denton Black Film Festival
1/29/21 - Live From the Draylen Mason Studio
2/1/21 - The Fire Gilders: A Celebration of Women Poets marking Brigid’s Day & Black History Month
2/1/21 - University of Alabama Creative Writing Contest Judge
3/6 - AWP Conference: Panel - for colored girls: fam, friends, fans, A Celebration of Ntozake Shange
4/10/21 - Every Shining Gift: A Birthday Celebration for Toi Derricotte 
4/17/21 - Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance, Carving a New Sound. Workshop 
4/27/21 - The Heartland Review at ECTC, Reading 
4/29/21 - The Heartland Review at ECTC, Workshop 
6/13/21 - Stone House Reading Series

6/18/21 - ACC Juneteenth Virtual Reading 
6/28 - 7/4/21 - Tasajillo Residency
8/01/21 - Maine's Literary Arts Fellowship, Award Panel 
10/6/21 - “with love like black, our black”: Black Poetry and Literary Citizenship

10/9/21 - Little Girl Blue by Sequoia Maner Book Launch 
10/23 - 11/20/21 - New Beginnings Workshop, Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance
11/20/21 - The Eastside Event Series, Weekend 3: "Blues, Bites, & Cocktails" 
12/10/21 - The Moth Mainstage at the Paramount 
12/18-21/21 - Tasajillo Residency
2/5/22 - Say It Loud with Ebony Stewart
2/15/22 - Literary Cypher 
2/16-22/22 - The Watermill Center 
3/3-6/22 - Snowbound Writers Retreat with Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance
3/4/22 - Surprise Event (stay tuned!) 
4/2-9/22 - Iota Literary Conference 
6/9 - 21/22 - Hedgebrook Residency

11/4/22 @ 6:00 pm - TORCH x EcoTheo Collective featuring Destiny O. Birdsong, Remica L. Bingham-Risher, Airea D. Matthews at Vuka North Lamar

11/5/22 @ 11:00 am - TORCH Literary Arts Presents: A Conversation with Destiny O. Birdsong and Remica Bingham-Risher with Amanda Johnston (moderator) at Texas Capitol

11/5/22 @ 7:00 pm - Lit Crawl with Story Department featuring Ana Marie Cox, Edward Vidaurre, Rita Woods, Amanda Johnston, and Kathy Blackwell (host) at Saddle Up

11/6/22 @ 11:00 am - Austin Youth Poet, Zachary Suri, in conversation with Amanda Johnston at the State Theatre

11/6/22 @ 1:30pm - New Black West: America's Only Touring Black Rodeo at the Contemporary Jones with Gabriela Hasbun, Denesha Henderson, and Amanda Johnston (moderator) at The Contemporary Austin-Jones Center

11/12/22 - EAST Studio Tour at Prizer Arts & Letter

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