Monday, September 29, 2014

Monday Roundup! September 29 - October 5

Bookish events in Texas for the week of September 29 - October 5, 2014:

Special Events:
Love LibrosEl Paso, September 15 - October 15

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

Georgetown Poetry Festival, Georgetown, October 3 - 5

Zine Fest Houston, October 4

Monday, September 29:
Austin
B&N - Arboretum, Tyler Whitesides Janitors Book 4 Release Party: Janitors #4 Strike of the Sweepers, 7PM

BookPeopleAcclaimed Dallas Author Merritt Tierce speaking & signing Love Me Back, 7PM

Frisco
B&N - Stonebriar Mall, Ellen Hopkins: Rumble, 7PM

Houston
Brazos Bookstore, Carolyn Kneese & John DeMers - BRAGGING RIGHTS: THE DALLAS-HOUSTON RIVALRY, 7PM

Tuesday, September 30:
Austin
Bookwoman, Reading & Signing with Keri Hummingbird Lawnsby: Awakening To Me, 7PM

LBJ Library, Michael Morton will discuss Getting Life: An Innocent Man’s 25-Year Journey from Prison to Peace with Barry Scheck and a book-signing will precede the program, 

Gemini Ink, Earth Talks brings the community together to look at selected texts and ask essential questions. The series is facilitated by poet Mobi Warren and Paul Martin. Lectures by Melissa Kwasny, and Laurence Gonzales. Dramatic readings by actress Rachel Hollon, 6:30PM

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

Wednesday, October 1:
BookPeopleAcclaimed Author Tracey Laird speaking & signing Austin City Limits: A History, 7PM

UT Poetry Center, The Bagley Wright Lecture Series in Poetry: "Meaningfulness and Homesickness" with Timothy Donnelly, 7PM

Houston
Blue Willow Bookshop, Tyler Whitesides will discuss and sign STRIKE OF THE SWEEPERS, his newest novel in the JANITORS series for kids, 5PM

Tootsies, Cat Lady Chic - Book Signing, 6PM

North Richland Hills
North Richland Hills Public Library, Dr. Kathy Reichs Author Speaking Event and Book Signing, 12PM

Round Rock
B&N - La Frontera, Ellen HopkinsRumble, 7PM

San Antonio
University of the Incarnate Word, Lecture: Hispanic Literature in San Antonio in the 1920s, 12PM

Thursday, October 2:
Arlington
University of Texas at Arlington- Nedderman Hall, David Rogers will talk about his new book, "Writing Better Essays," and about the writing program he directs, 7PM

Austin
B&N - Arboretum, Danielle Walker Book Discussion and Signing Danielle Walker's Against All Grain Meals Made Simple: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, and Paleo Recipes to Make Anytime, 7PM

BookPeopleAcclaimed Author Simon Winchester speaking & signing The Men Who United the States, 7PM

St. Edward’s Univ, Carrie Fountain reads and signs from her second poetry collection, Instant Winner, 7:30PM

Dallas
First Unitarian Church of Dallas, Norman Rockwell historian Jane Allen Petrick will speak on her enlightening narrative, "Hidden in Plain Sight: The Other People in Norman Rockwell’s America," 7PM

Highland Park United Methodist Church, Authors Live: S. C. Gwynne Presents Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson, 7PM
Wordspace, In Salon with new writers Peter Anderson and Alex Lemon, 7 PM [this event is held in a private home, RSVP required]

Houston
Fort Worth
Kimbell Art Museum, Artful Readings: How to Live: Or a Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer, by Sarah Bakewell, 5:30PM

Garland
B&N - Firewheel Mall, George Arnold Signs His Newest Book Kremlin Kerfuffle: Koshki of the CIA, 4PM

Houston
B&N - River Oaks, author signing and discussion with Carolyn Kneese and John DeMers: Bragging Rights - The Dallas-Houston Rivalry, 6:30PM

Costa's Elixir Lounge, Pubic Poetry presents Hot Poets & All That Jazz with Joseph Machado, Melissa Studdard, Oscar Pena and Teresa Juarez, 8PM

Katy Budget Books, Lin Weeks Wilder signs her medical mystery The Fragrance Shed by a Violet, 6PM

Rudyard's, Gulf Coast Reading Series: October 2014, 7PM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre, Poets on Padre: “Lavando La Dirty Laundry” Discussion, Book signing and reception with authors, Natalia Trevino, Kathie Hoerth, Edward Vidaurre and Julieta Corpus, 7PM

Saturday, October 4:

Katy Budget BooksPatti Greene signs her young adult devotional God, It's Me, 1PM

Murder By the Book, Deborah Coonts will sign and discuss Lucky Catch, 4:30PM

Lockhart
Frances Marshall Enchanting Garden, Evening with the Authors fundraiser for the Dr. Eugene Clark Library of Lockhart featuring Cynthia BeemanSarah BirdElizabeth CrookDoug DorstRob HarrellPaulette JilesVarian JohnsonElizabeth McCrackenJames MagnusonDan UtleyStephen Yanoff & CF Yetman, 6PM

Round Rock
Half Price Books, Brad Stutzman will sell and sign his new book, Melancholy Paradise: Reflections on a Lifetime of Love, Loss, Laughter, and Friends Made Along the Way, 11:30AM

San Antonio

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre Boulevard, “Heart of the Storm” & “Heart of Fire” Discussion, Book signing and reception with romance author, Karen Kinna, 1PM

Webster
B&N - Baybrook, Gulf Coast Poets present the 2014 Poetry Out of Bounds, 1PM

Sunday, October 5:
Austin
Malvern Books, An Afternoon with Scott Wiggerman, Elizabeth Raby & Joyce Gullickson, 2PM

Dallas
Half Price Books Mother Ship, Danielle Walker will sign and discuss her book Against All Grain: Meals Made Simple, 7PM

The Wild Detectives, John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats will read from his National Book Award longlisted debut novel, WOLF IN WHITE VAN, 7PM

Garland
B&N - Firewheel Mall, George Arnold Signs His Newest Book Kremlin Kerfuffle: Koshki of the CIA, 10AM

Mesquite
Paperbacks Plus, Tracy Lawson book signing, 3PM

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