From Portland to San Francisco, New York, Boston and Austin, men and women will gather across the nation in 41 cities to hear live readings from local authors at Listen To Your Mother. With Mother’s Day fast approaching, attending the Austin show on Saturday, May 7, 2016 is a great way to appreciate the beauty and complexities that motherhood brings. If you’re looking for a good laugh, cry or inspiration, you’ll likely find a little of all at this year’s show.
Austin’s show is produced by Kristin Shaw, whose work has been featured at Huffington Post; Child magazine; and the Washington Post’s On Parenting blog; and Leigh Ann Torres, who currently manages Preemie Babies 101, the official blog of the nonprofit Hand to Hold, as well as her personal blog, Genie in a Blog. Both producers will be reading at this year’s show in addition to the 2016 cast members below:
- Jamie Evans
- Jenni Lafferty
- Rose Horng
- Susanne Kerns
- Henry Kivett
- Jeff Knight
- Nancy Malcolm
- Courtney Moore
- Stephanie Noll
- Lori Reeves
- Kathryn Whitaker
What: Listen To Your Mother Austin
When: Saturday, May 7, 2016
Time: 7-10 pm (doors open at 6 pm)
Cash bar reception following show.
Where: AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center, 1900 University Avenue, Austin
Cost: $19.98 general admission. Purchase tickets in advance here.
A portion of the show’s proceeds will benefit SafePlace, an organization that is dedicated to empowering victims of family violence, sexual assault, and other violent crimes through support and advocacy.