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Austin City Lit

August 16 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Who's Attending

218 people are attending Austin City Lit

  • Stephanie Noll
  • Kimberly Alidio
  • Stephen Wilson
  • Gogi Hale
  • Flot Salcedo
  • Krissi Reeves
  • Aimée Mackovic
  • Justin Booth
  • Caleb Heine
  • Annie Flores
  • Linda Chappell
  • Akki Brathwaite
  • Teryn Fogel
  • Elise Mills
  • Caley Burton
  • Maria Clark
  • Helen Novielli
  • Claudia Herrington
  • Desiree Groft
  • Chela White-Ramsey
  • christen hadfield
  • Julie Wernersbach
  • Deborah Coley
  • steffany thees
  • Liz Deering
  • Erica Greenhouse
  • Kaley Coffield
  • Kris Kovach
  • Stacey Swann
  • Ralph Yznaga
  • Rosemary Hook
  • Karen Blizzard
  • James Seals
  • Erika N. Reyes
  • Shelby Blessing
  • Heather Bethea
  • Enrique Gil
  • Danna
  • Joy T Zeigler
  • Jay Byrd
  • Linda R Curcio
  • Vicki Joyner
  • Rob Lubow
  • Marmie Edwards
  • Diane Heath
  • Laura Eldredge
  • Betty Lew Bewley
  • Liv Hadden
  • Joni Koehler
  • KayleighHughes
  • Chido Muchemwa
  • Emily Gipson
  • Bonnie Kelly
  • Dinalee Peterson
  • Jennifer J. Patterson
  • Beth Sample
  • Carlotta Stankiewicz
  • Mary Ellen Farrar
  • Ron Seybold
  • Laura Kincaid
  • Leah Little
  • Roanna Flowers
  • Suzanne Mitchell
  • Chaiti Sen
  • Jennifer Shannon
  • Larry Dowell
  • Martha Wall
  • Amy Praskac
  • Kathryn Culpepper
  • Maureen Haskell
  • Frances Townsend
  • Megan Leigh Harper
  • Brendan Bures
  • Felix Morgan
  • Kelsey Hulse
  • Olivia Overturf
  • Keely Hamlin
  • Alana Torrez
  • Michael Sirois
  • Mike Blizzard
  • Karen Bryant
  • Meghan Shogan
  • Griselda Castillo
  • Tiffo Carmichael
  • Meloni Davis
  • Kathleen Shapley
  • Polly Monear
  • chris harrison
  • Kimberly Gillan
  • Julie Meador Scherer
  • Jacqueline Marie Hill
  • Meredith Balderston
  • linda jones
  • Bevin Kerith Shaw
  • Elizabeth J Hall
  • Cindy Huyser
  • Jeannie Gambill
  • Jacqueline Collins
  • Leslie Floyd
  • Chris Baldauf
  • Bebra Bayne
  • vickie dunlevy
  • Shayne Larango
  • Leah Billingsley
  • Amelie Corner
  • Michael Finney
  • Cindy Childress
  • Benjamin Ashton
  • Joe Luis Martinez
  • Bree Buchanan
  • Debi Martin
  • Kristi fowler
  • Ryan Bernard-McClenan
  • Joseph ellerd
  • Jill Meyers
  • Teryn Fogel
  • José Skinner
  • Kelli Haynes
  • Jack Darling
  • a. marz moore
  • Jo McMinn
  • Karen Webb
  • Christina M. Jackson
  • Gabrielle
  • Liz Ashton
  • Terri Schexnayder
  • Kelsey Williams
  • Michael Noll
  • Susan L Bauer
  • Cody Duckworth
  • Marsha Kendall
  • Kathleen L Smith
  • Zachary Zulch
  • Karen Stevenson
  • Jan Gardner
  • Radeeb akhtar
  • Taylor Anne Prewitt
  • Toby Al-Trabulsi
  • Jennifer Boggs
  • Jenn Koiter
  • Megen mundy
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Our RSVP ticket system is now closed. We may have limited walk-up tickets available at the door, which will be released on a first come basis after all ticketed guests are admitted.

Story Bar and The Writers’ League of Texas are teaming up to present a Literary Story Mixer featuring short fiction, poetry, music, and more. Don’t miss this rich evening of storytelling on Wednesday, August 16 at the newly renovated AFS Cinema. The event is free and open to the public!

5:30PM: Doors Open
Happy Hour
Lit Trivia
Typewriter Tarot

7PM: Story Mixer

A special thanks to our community partners:





This story mixer is presented in conjunction with The Writers’ League Summer Writing Workshop. For more information on their class offerings, click here.

Malvern Books will be on site selling books by our presenters.


Carrie Fountain

Carrie Fountain’s poems have appeared in Tin House, Poetry, and The New Yorker, among others. She is the author of the collections Burn Lake (Penguin, 2010) and Instant Winner (Penguin, 2014), and a recipient of the National Poetry Series Award. Her first novel, I’m Not Missing, is forthcoming from Flatiron Books (Macmillan) in 2018.

Mike Hall

Texas Monthly executive editor Michael Hall graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1979 with a degree in Government. He wrote for various publications, including Trouser Press, Third Coast Magazine, the Austin American-Statesman, and the Austin Chronicle. In 1997 he joined Texas Monthly, where he has won two Texas Gavel Awards from the State Bar of Texas and three Stephen Philbin Awards from the Dallas Bar Association. He was named the CRMA’s Writer of the Year in 2015. Hall’s stories have appeared in The Best American Magazine Writing, The Best American Sports Writing, The Best American Nonrequired Reading, Da Capo Best Music Writing, the New York Times, and Men’s Journal. Hall is also a musician and has played in Austin bands such as Wild Seeds, the Setters, the Lollygaggers, and the Savage Trip.

Tomás Morin

Tomás Q. Morín is the author of Patient Zero and A Larger Country. He translated Pablo Neruda’s The Heights of Macchu Picchu and with Mari L’Esperance co-edited Coming Close: Forty Essays on Philip Levine. He teaches at Texas State University and in the low residency MFA program of Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Krissi Reeves

For more than ten years, Krissi Reeves has explored storytelling through solo performance, creative non-fiction, and spoken word.  Her award-winning one-woman show, Spinning the Bottle, has been performed on stages across Texas, at the San Francisco Fringe Festival and at the Inspire Theatre in Downtown Las Vegas. In 2011, Krissi was selected as an Associate Artist In Residence for Solo Performance at the Atlantic Center for the Arts. She was also anointed Austin’s Individual Poetry Slam Champion in both 2006 and 2009. Krissi is currently working on a new multi-media storytelling show, Wonder Wheels, a live comedy that highlights her pre-teen misadventures at the local rollerskating rink. Somewhere along the way, Krissi developed a curious fascination with neuroscience and slow jams.

Adam Sultan

Adam Sultan moved from his hometown of Los Angeles to Austin in 1986, and began a musical career as a guitarist for former Sony recording artists Poi Dog Pondering shortly after. His musical life has spanned decades, as both sideman and solo artist, and he is co-creator of the “sado-vaudevillian” cabaret act, Mistress Stephanie & Her Melodic Cat. He has been a composer, writer, and performer for numerous Austin-based theater and dance companies. In the last five years he found new breath in the storytelling scene, as a regular contributor to Bedpost Confessions, Soundtrack Series, and others.

Adam has been an avid meditation practitioner for thirty years and has served as director of the Austin Shambhala Meditation Center, where he currently teaches mindfulness practices and contemplative arts.

Adam has longed for a enduring venue that could play host a cross-pollination of different art mediums, including music, theater, and culinary arts. This formed a vision that found common ground with Erin Hallagan and Story Bar.


August 16
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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AFS Cinema
6406 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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