Announcing the Austin Anarchist Bookfair on February 9th, 2020.
The Austin Anarchist Bookfair 2020 is a regional event bringing together anarchists and like minded folx from across the city, region, and the so-called nation. We look forward to fostering connections between anarchists, left libertarians, and anti-authoritarians. Also, we hope to celebrate the communities we have growing here and across the globe.
We’re looking for organizations, affinity groups, zine makers, passionate speakers, and anarchists to participate this year. If you or your group are interested in participating (it’s free!) please read the info below and respond by February 1st 2020.
The fair will be on Feb 9th 2020 from 12-7 at the Spider House Ballroom. We are reaching out to local, regional, and national organizations to offer you a free table at this year’s event. We are looking for orgs focused on anarchism, mutual aid, harm reduction, and zine publishing to table our 2020 event. we have approximately 15 tables spaces available as well as 6 speaker slots.
We are committed to creating a welcoming space for all people, including gender diverse folks, people with disabilities, parents, children, femmes, women and people of color. In order to create that space, preference will be given to orgs and speakers centred on those communities.THE BOOKFAIR WILL PROVIDE:
• Event space
• Promotion (help from tabling orgs encouraged!)
• Options for attendees to purchase food and drink
• Water and snacks for tabling orgs
• Sound for presenters
• Love and admiration
Help with lodging and travel for out of town speakers can be arranged Speakers from marginalized communities may qualify for a stipendHOW TO GET INVOLVED:
Send us an email at AustinAnarchistBookfair@protonmail.com . Please include the name and a short description of you or your group. Include any relevant links to social media or websites. Let us know if you are going to need us to provide tables, chairs, travel logistics, or anything else.SPEAKERS:
Speaking slots are limited. Please include a title and description of your presentation, and what audio visual equipment you may need. Unless there is inclement weather, speakers will be outside where we cannot support power-point presentations. If you are interested in information on our speaker stipend please indicate this in the email.
We look forward to hearing back from you! If you have any other feedback, questions, or would like to be involved in other ways; email us at AustinAnarchistBookfair@protonmail.comPromotion:Volunteers:
We NEED volunteers and organizers! If you are interested in giving a helping hand during the planning process OR the day of, please contact us at AustinAnarchistBookfair@protonmail.com
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