Monday, September 22, 2014

Monday Roundup! September 22 - 28

Bookish events in Texas for the week of September 22 - 28, 2014:

Special Events:
Love Libros, El Paso, September 15 - October 15

West Texas Book Festival, Abilene, September 22 - 27

Greenleaf Book Group Author Summit, Austin, September 25 - 26

Alamo City Comic Con, San Antonio, September 26 - 28

Art & Words Collaborative Show, Fort Worth, September 27 - October 4

Confederate Reunion Grounds - Mexia, In His Own Words: The Life and Work of César Chávez, September 27 - November 30

Houston LibroFest, September 27

Tweens Read, Pasadena, September 27

ARTE DE LAS AMERICAS FEST!, Dallas, September 28

Monday, September 22:
Austin
BookPeopleBestselling Author CHRIS GUILLEBEAU speaking & signing The Happiness of Pursuit, 7PM

Houston
Houston Museum of Natural Science - Wortham Giant Screen Theatre, HMNS Distinguished Lecture Series: Dr. Harry Greene will lecture and sign his latest book, Tracks and Shadows: Field Biology as Art, 6:30PM

Houston Public Library - Heights Branch, Penguins!” with author Melissa Guion , 12PM

Tuesday, September 23:
Austin
B&N - Arboretum, Reading and Book-Signing With Brian Hart: The Bully of Order A Novel, 7PM

BookPeopleAcclaimed Austin Author LAWRENCE WRIGHT speaking & signing Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David, 7PM

BookPeopleTexas Teen Book Festival Fundraiser, 7PM

Cherrywood Coffee House, Bat City Review reading series with Kelly Luce, Layne Ransom & Sam Sax, 7PM

Spider House Cafe & BallroomAustin Poetry Slam, 8PM

Dallas
Lucky Dog Books — LochwoodWRITER'S GARRET: STONE SOUP POETRY WORKSHOP, 7PM

El Paso
The Black Orchid Lounge, Barbed Wire Open Mic Series (A BorderSenses Event) featuring Donna Snyder’s book release “Poemas Ante el Catafalco: Grief and Renewal” and the music of Anthony Jimenez, 8PM

Farmers Branch
Farmers Branch Manske Library, Poetry Reading with Award Winner, R. Flowers Rivera, 7PM

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

B&N, San Pedro, David Liss Signing The Day of Atonement, 7PM

Southtown 101, Puro Poetry Slam!, 9:30PM

Weslaco
The Storybook Garden, author meet and greet with Estela Bernal, 6:30PM

Wednesday, September 24:
Austin
BookPeople, Bestselling Author of Underwater Dogs SETH CASTEEL speaking & signing
Underwater Puppies, 7PM

Huston-Tillotson University, Visiting Writers Series reading featuring Laurie Ann Guerrero and Tim Z. Hernandez, 7PM

Malvern BooksW. Joe’s Poetry Corner with Lyman Grant, 7PM

Perry-Castañeda Library, TEXAS BANNED BOOKS: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS, 6PM

Dallas
B&N - Lincoln Park, Deborah Crombie: To Dwell in Darkness (Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James Series #16), 7PM

Houston
Brazos Bookstore, Merritt Tierce - LOVE ME BACK, 7PM

San Antonio
B&N - La Cantera, Voices de la Luna poetry group meets for a writing workshop followed by a reading, 6PM

Thursday, September 25:
Austin
BookPeopleTexas Writers' League: THIRD THURSDAY PANEL, 7PM

BookPeopleNew York Time-bestselling Author ERIC SCHLOSSER speaking & signing Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety, 7PM

The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Culture Center, CHASING THE SUN - A reading by AUTHOR NATALIA SYLVESTER, 7PM

Jones Center, BOOK TALK: LAKE/FLATO HOUSES, 5:30PM

Dallas

Two Bronze Doors, Pegasus Reading Series featuring Chloe Honum, author of The Tulip-Flame and Courtney Marie, curator of The Spiderweb Salon, 7PM

Lakewood Brewing Company, Booktoberfest, 6:30PM

Houston
Brazos BookstoreBarbara Barnes Sims - THE NEXT ELVIS, 7PM

Poison Girl Cocktail Lounge, Poisoned Pen Reading Series featuring David Tomas Martinez, 8:30PM

Irving
Irving Public Library - Central Library, an evening with author Adi Alsaid who will discuss his highly anticipated YA debut novel Let’s Get Lost, 7PM

San Antonio
B&N - San Pedro, Mari MancusiShattered, 7PM

The Twig Book Shop, Jay Brandon will sign and discuss Shadow Knight's Mate, 5PM

Friday, September 26:
Austin
BookPeopleAcclaimed Author WAYNE THORBURN speaking & signing Red State: An Insider's Story7PM

Malvern Books, Join the editors at Revista Pterodáctilo, a journal of Latin American literature, arts, and culture, for the excellent combination of tamales (!) and poetry featuring bilingual poetry readings byIgnacio Carvajal and Christina Marie Lancastar, 6:30PM

Frisco
B&N - Stonebriar Mall, Lindsay Cummings: Balance Keepers #1 The Fires of Calderon, 7PM

Houston
Brazos Bookstore, Margot Backus - SCANDAL WORK, 7PM

Murder by the Book, Deborah Crombie will sign and discuss To Dwell in Darkness, 6:30PM

San Antonio
UTSA, Letras en la Frontera presents 4 author readings with Octavio Quintanilla, Rossy Lima, Erika Said & Ramiro Rodriguez, 10AM

Saturday, September 27:
B&N - Arboretum, Meet & Greet Book Signing with Martha Louise Huntera: Painting Juliana, 2PM

Half Price Books - the Mother Ship, Meet local author Benjamin Scott Allen as he signs his book Out of the Ashes: Healing in the Afterloss, 4PM

SMU Bookstore, Chef Adán Medrano will offer tastings and sign copies of his book, Truly Texas Mexican: A Native Culinary Heritage in Recipes, 12PM

El Paso
Cafe Mayapan, 100 Thousand Poets & Artists for Change, 6PM

The Rock House Cafe and Gallery, The Barbed Wire Open Mic Series, 8PM

Fort Worth
B&N - Houston Champions, Joy Preble signs The A-Word (Sweet Dead Life Series #2), 2PM
Brazos Bookstore, Read Dangerously: A Day with Banned Books, 2PM

Katy Budget Books, Whit McClendon signing Mage's Burden, 1PM

NOKturne, Transcendent Zero Press presents 100,000 Poets for Change, 6:30PM

Rothko Chapel, Love Your Enemies – an Interactive Workshop: Sharon Salzberg and Tenzin Robert Thurman, Ph.D., lead a community workshop based on their 2013 book Love Your Enemies: How to Break the Anger Habit & Be a Whole Lot Happier with a book signing to follow, 10AM

Writespace, The Secrets of Effective Characterization workshop with INSTRUCTOR: K.J. RUSSELL, 1PM

Writespace, Open Mic, 8PM

Mesquite

Plano
B&N - Creekwalk Village, Meet Mystery Author Nicholas Bridwell: The Ties That Bind, 2PM

Round Rock
B&N - La Frontera, R. J. Palacio: 365 Days of Wonder Mr. Browne's Book of Precepts, 4PM

The Book Spot, Brad Stutzman, 12PM

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