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Torch Literary Arts Juneteenth Event

Updated: 3 days ago

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.

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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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