Welcome to the Roulette!

The Austin Writers Roulette is a monthly, theme-inspired, adult spoken word and storytelling event, occurring  every second Sunday of the month from 4 to 6 PM at Malvern Books, 613 W. 29th Street, Austin, TX 78705. If you’re excited about being one of our featured artists, then email Teresa a 5- to 8-minute (1200 words or fewer) submission that you wish to read/perform at mathdreads@yahoo.com. Or you can show up during the day of the event and sign up for the open mic after intermission.

Monthly Themes:

March 12, 2017: Survival 101

Strategic options

Stylish outcome

Selective opportunity

Submission (1200 words or fewer) deadline is Wednesday, March 8th.

 

April 9, 2017: Pretense Is Underrated

Playful indecency usurped

Pretending intellectual understanding

Precocious icy undertaking

Submission (1200 words or fewer) deadline is Wednesday, April 5th.

 

May 14, 2017: Othering & Mothering

Overlooked ministering

Open-minded male

Omniscient motherhood

Submission (1200 words or fewer) deadline is Wednesday, May 10th.

 

June 11, 2017: Freedom Reimaged

Fabled resistance

Faceted rights

Fated rein

Submission (1200 words or fewer) deadline is Wednesday, June 7th.

 

July 9, 2017: Sound & Flight

Smashing figment

Sizzling fantasia

Soaring formation

Submission (1200 words or fewer) deadline is Wednesday, July 5th.

 

August 13, 2017: The Other Me

Talented odd mind

Twisted offbeat model

Titillating otherworldly memories

Submission (1200 words or fewer) deadline is Wednesday, August 9th.

 

September 10, 2017: Ol’ School Soul Food

Offbeat salty scholastic fun

Olden sugary sweet fondue

Olfactory sacred spicy fodder

Submission (1200 words or fewer) deadline is Wednesday, September 6th.

 

October 8, 2017: A Dark & Stormy Night

Aberrant dangerous shape-sifting ninja

Ancient devilish scary ne’er-do-well

Abnormal deceitful scraggy numen

Submission (1200 words or fewer) deadline is Wednesday, October 4th.

 

November 12, 2017: Reinvented Past

Raw pride

Real prize

Radiant person

Submission (1200 words or fewer) deadline is Wednesday, November 8th.

 

December 10, 2017: Festivus Miracles

Fabulous marvel

Facetious milestone

Fantabulous magic

Submission (1200 words or fewer) deadline is Wednesday, December 6th.

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