Carrying the Torch: A Juneteenth Remembrance and Reading for the Future

Tue Jun 20 2023 at 07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Texas Capitol | Austin

Torch Literary Arts
Publisher/HostTorch Literary Arts
Carrying the Torch: A Juneteenth Remembrance and Reading for the Future
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Poets, writers, and guest speakers share original work to acknowledge the federal holiday and celebrate the future of African Americans.
About this 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)

T´╗┐his event is free. Donations are appreciated by those who are able to support Torch.







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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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Texas Capitol, 1100 Congress Avenue, Austin, United States

Tickets

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