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Austin African American Book Festival
Austin African American Book Festival

Sat, Jun 24


George Washington Carver Museum

Austin African American Book Festival

Time & Location

Jun 24, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM CDT

George Washington Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina St, Austin, TX 78702

About the event

Join Torch Literary Arts at the 17th Annual Austin African American Book Festival

Visit Torch and many vendors from across Central Texas. Enjoy lectures and readings by Kwame Alexander, Gayle Jessup White, Dr. Peniel Joseph, Anne Wynter,  Patrick Oliver, and kYmberly Keeton. 

The festival is free and open to the public. 

Torch Literary Arts is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established to publish and promote creative writing by Black women. We publish contemporary writing by experienced and emerging writers alike. TORCH has featured work by Colleen J. McElroy, Tayari Jones, Sharon Bridgforth, Crystal Wilkinson, Patricia Smith, Natasha Trethewey, Elizabeth Alexander, and others. Programs include the Wildfire Reading Series, writing workshops, and retreats. 

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