Monday, July 7, 2014

Monday Roundup! July 7 - 13

Bookish events in Texas for the week of July 7 - 13, 2014:

Special Events:

4th Annual Barrio Writers Program, Austin, July 7-11


Texas Library Association Annual Assembly, Austin, July 8-11

CantoMundo 2014 will convene at the University of Texas at Austin, July 10-13

Poetry Society of Texas 2014 Summer Poetry Conference: On the Wings of Poetry, Houston, July 10-12

Capital City Comic Con, Austin, July 11-13

The LexiCon Writers Conference, Denton, July 11-13

Monday, July 7:
Austin
BookpeopleMysteryPeople Presents NOIR AT THE BAR at OPAL DIVINE'S featuring: TIM O'MARA, DAN O'SHEA, & JONATHAN WOODS, 7PM

Tuesday, July 8:
Austin
BookPeople, MysteryPeople Presents Award-winning Austin Author JEFF ABBOTT speaking & signing Inside Man, 7PM

Monkeywrench BooksCollective Meeting, 8PM

Spider House Cafe & BallroomAustin Poetry Slam, 8PM
Every Tuesday night at Spiderhouse, poetry, score cards and cash prizes come together for an evening of competitive art.

Houston
Katy Budget Booksauthor Jamie McGuire signs Beautiful Oblivion, 6PM

Murder By the Book, Tim O'Mara will sign and discuss Crooked Numbers, 5:30PM

Murder By the BookJohn Sandford and Michelle Cook will sign and discuss Uncaged, the first book in their new young reader Singular Menace series, 7PM


San Antonio
B&N, San Pedro, Sun Poets' Society Open Mic Poetry, 7PM

Wednesday, July 9:
Austin
BookPeople, Bestselling Local Author SANDRA SMITH speaking & signing Choices, 7PM

Houston
Katy Budget Books, Storytime with Dee Leone: Bizz & Buzz Make Honey Buns, 10AM

Thursday, July 10:
Austin
B&N - Arboretum, Open Mic Poetry, 7:30PM

BookPeopleBookPeople & edible Austin Present Acclaimed Writer MARILYN MCCRAY
speaking & signing Canning, Pickling, and Freezing with Irma Harding: Recipes to Preserve Food, Family and the American Way, 7PM

BookwomanSecond Thursday Open Mic featuring Elizabeth Kropf & Wade Martin, 7PM

Resistencia Bookstore, Peoples' Task Force: The New Jim Crow Reading Group, 7PM

Dallas
B&N - Lincoln Park, Jeff Abbott: Inside Man, 7PM

Half Price Books - Mother Ship, New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor will sign and discuss his new book, Act of War, 7:30PM

University Park Public Library, Listen UP! Summer Author Series: Jojo Moyes - One Plus One, 7PM

Irving
Irving Public Library - Central Library, Spark A Reaction YA Author Panel with authors Julie Murphy, Veronica Rossi, Lisa Stasse, Sherry Thomas and John Corey Whaley, 7PM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre, book launch for Dear Elsa, letters from a Texas Prison by P.W. Covington, 2PM

Friday, July 11:
Austin
BookPeopleLOCAL AUTHOR NIGHT: Martha Louise Hunter -and- Sara Salih, 7PM

Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, Lorna Dee Cervantes & 11 other Latina/o poets reading, 8PM

Resistencia Bookstore, Cafe Libro Open Mic, 7PM

Houston
Blue Willow Book ShopJojo Moyes will discuss and sign her novel, ONE PLUS ONE, 7PM

Inprint House, First Friday Poetry Reading 39th Anniversary: G. Mark Jodon, 8:30PM

San Antonio
B&N - La Cantera, Gemini Ink Bookfair - Children's Book Authors
There's a Name for this Feeling: Stories/ Hay un nombre para lo que siento: cuentos, featuring Diane Gonzales Bertrand and Xavier Garza, 2PM

B&N - La Cantera, Gemini Ink Bookfair - Author ReadingsNothing Between Us, featuring Wendy Barker, Steve Kellman, Nan Cuba, Diane Lawson, Jenny Browne and Mobi Warren, 5:30PM

Saturday, July 12:
Austin
B&N - Arboretum, Terry McMillan: Who Asked You?, 3PM

BookwomanLIVE MUSIC with Brand New Key, 7:30PM

Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, Rafael Campo & 12 other Latina/o poets reading, 8PM

UT Austin - Texas Union Building, 4th Annual Barrio Writers Live Reading, 1PM

Dallas
B&N - Preston Royal, John Sowers Signs The Heroic Path, 2PM

El Paso
B&N - Fountains at Farah, Kseniya Melnik Author Signing Snow in May, 2PM

B&N - Sunland Park, Rebecca Jean Downey Signing Devil Eye, 12PM

Houston
Blue Willow Book ShopDebra Winegarten will discuss and sign her new biography of Oveta Culp Hobby, 12PM

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH), Skill Set: Ekphrastic Poetry with Van Garrett, 12PM

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH), Conceptual Poetics: Christian Bok, Kenneth Goldsmith, and Marjorie Perloff, 2PM

Katy Budget BooksToni DeMaio signs I'll Know You By Your Heart, 1PM


Irving
Irving Public Library - Central Library, Bloomin' Books: A Bookworm's Garden Party with authors Sherry Thomas, A. Lee Martinez and Jaye Wells, 2PM

Lubbock
B&N, There's a Dragon on My Bed by: Jay Fox, 12PM

Mansfield
Half Price Books, local author Susan Howell will sell and sign her spy thriller, Oil Rush: The International Tug of War, 1PM

McAllen
B&N, Meet the Author: Juliza Tamez - Trixie and Dixie: The Mystery of the Missing Cape, 3PM

Round Rock
B&N - La Frontera Village, Author Signing: Chasing the Sun by Natalia Sylvester, 2PM

San Antonio
Gemini Ink, Script to Screen with Carroll Cartwright, 10AM

The Twig Book Shop, Dr. Psalm, Cowgirl Amy and the Prayer Garden, 11AM

The Twig Book ShopNancy Oakes - Return of Sophia, Mother of the Universe, 3PM


Viva! BookstoreWatercolor Journal Pages with Enedina Vasquez, 10AM

Viva! BookstoreHow to Create a Life You Love NOW with Life Mastery Consultant and Coach Rita Mikel, 1:30PM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre BoulevardLiterary Mercado, 1PM

Webster
B&N - Baybrook II, Poetry Society of Texas: Gulf Coast Poets monthly meeting, 10AM

Sunday, July 13:
Austin
B&N - Sunset Valley, Book Signing With Children's Author Linda Psalmonds: The Adventures of Cowgirl Amy, 1PM

Brave New BooksMisdemeanor Traffic Court Procedure w/ Eddie Craig From Rule of Law Radio, 2PM

Dallas
Half Price Books - Mother Ship, Dr. Loretta R. McIntosh will sell and sign her latest book, Get the Good Out of Life: Extracting the Good from Every Circumstance of Life, 11:30AM

Half Price Books - Mother Ship, New York Times bestselling authors Juli Bauer and George Bryant will sign and discuss their book, The Paleo Kitchen: Finding Primal Joy in Modern Cooking, 7PM

Lucky Dog Books - Lochwood, MEET THE AUTHOR ANNE CHRYSTAL - Book signing and reading from her first novel, 2PM

The Wild Detectives, Summer Backyard Show, 6PM

Woodlands American Grill, 'The Sweet Spot' Brunch with Author Stephanie Evanovich, 12PM

Houston
Murder by the BookBrad Thor will sign and discuss Act of War, 2PM

San Antonio
McNay Art Museum, ARTS San Antonio In collaboration with Gemini Ink presents Carroll Cartwright, 2PM

The Woodlands
B&N - The Woodlands Mall, Ricci Casserly: Kathy's Adventures Author Signing, 2PM

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