❤️ book of provocations is now available for preorder! ❤️


Upcoming Events with Host Publications

July 27th, 2024
book of provocations
book launch

7pm | Free & Open to All | Texas French Bread

Join Alienated Majesty and Host Publications for a special book launch party in the Texas French Bread garden, celebrating the release of mónica teresa ortiz's book of provocations. mónica will read from their new book, followed by a Q&A moderated by Claire Bowman of Host Publications. Then we'll cap off the night with refreshments, snacks, and cake. 

mónica teresa ortiz (they / them) is a poet, memory worker, and critic born, raised, and based in Texas.

August 23rd, 2024
I Scream Social: The Revival

6pm | Free & Open to All | Alienated Majesty
Your favorite reading series I Scream Social is back, baby! Join us at Alienated Majesty on August 23rd (& fourth Fridays on after) for a great time! 

Hosted by Host Publications editors Annar & Claire, I Scream Social is a monthly feminist reading series based in Austin, Texas. Our mission is to create a welcoming and thriving platform for women writers, LGBTQIA+ writers, and BIPOC writers in the Austin literary community. Our vision is to celebrate and empower historically marginalized writers and share incredible literature and diverse perspectives to an Austin-area audience.

The structure of the evening:

  • 6:00pm - 6:15pm :: a moment for ice cream, open mic sign-ups, book buying, and friend-making
  • 6:15pm - 7pm: Featured Readers
  • 7:15 - 7:45pm :: 3-minute open mic
  • 7:45 - 8pm :: second scoops, book buying, and friend-making
  • 8pm - 9:30pm :: unofficial after-hang at Tweedy's patio

September 7th, 2024
at Austin is a Poem, The Austin Poet Laureate Kick-off Party
6pm | Free & Open to All | Central Library Special Events Center
Join us for the official adult Austin Poet Laureate Program kickoff party!

This event features dynamic poetry performances from Ebony Stewart, Carrie Fountain, Tova Charles, Jennifer Chang, Cecily Parks, Jennine “Doc” Krueger, Joe B, Joaquin Zihutanejo, Zell Miller III, Roger Reeves and with special guest appearances from Amanda Johnston, Aris Kian, Mag Gabbert, Eddie Vega. 



November 16th & 17th, 2024
at Texas Book Festival
Free & Open to All | Downtown Austin & Texas Capitol Building

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