Tue, Jun 20|
Carrying the Torch
A Juneteenth Remembrance and Reading for the Future
Time & Location
Jun 20, 7:00 PM CDT
Texas Capitol, 1100 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701, USA
About the event
Join Torch Literary Arts for this special event to acknowledge the historical significance of Juneteenth and celebrate the accomplishments of the African American community. Poets, writers, and guest speakers will share original work to acknowledge the federal holiday and celebrate the future of African Americans in Texas.
Note: This event takes place at 2 locations.
7 pm - Texas African American History Memorial at the Texas Capitol (speeches & readings)
8 pm - African American Cultural and Historical Facility (readings, dancing, and food)
Please RSVP on Eventbrite.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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.