salinas Symposium Nov. 11th & 12th

November 2022 marks 50 years since the final release from prison of poet and revolutionary Raúl R. Salinas (raúlrsalinas) (1934-2008). An Austinite for most of his life, salinas was a renowned poet, community organizer, prisoner and youth advocate, and intellectual of the Chicano Movement. In November 1972, Salinas was finally released after more than a […]

BloodFresh & Home.Girl.Hood.: A Reading and Book Signing of Dual Poetry Collections with Ebony Stewart

6:00 PM, Saturday 9 April 2022 (In-person event) Sponsored by Red Salmon Arts BloodFresh is a celebration of identity. Ebony Stewart reclaims her own narrative to speak against the racism and colorism she’s experienced, while criticizing society’s treatment of women as sexual objects. This collection reaffirms the reader through storytelling as an open letter to retell, […]

Tejanaland: A Reading and Book Launch with Teresa Palomo Acosta

7:00 PM, Thursday 17 March 2022 (Virtual event) Sponsored by Red Salmon Arts This collection by Teresa Palomo Acosta—poet, historian, author, and activist—spans three decades of her writing, from 1988 through 2018. The collection is divided into four parts: poems, essays, a children’s story, and plays. Each work addresses cultural, historical, political, and gender realities […]