Monday, September 14, 2015

Monday Roundup: September 14 - 20

Bookish events in Texas for the week of September 14 - September 20, 2015: 

Special Events:
Voces Americanas: Latino Literature in the United States (a Humanities Texas exhibit), San Antonio, September 1 - October 8

Friends of Irving Public Library Read-a-Thon, 24 locations in Irving, September 17

American Christian Fiction Writers Conference, Dallas, September 17 - 20

Permian Basin Writers' Workshop, Midland, September 18 - 19

Mansfield Book Festival, September 19


Murder By the Book, Hester Young will sign and discuss her debut novel, The Gates of Evangeline, 6:30PM


Irving
Irving Public Library - South Branch, Julie Murphy’s launch party for the release of Dumplin', 7PM

Midland
Midland County Public Library - Centennial Branch, Project Literacy: Marc Brown signs his series of Arthur books, 5PM

Odessa
Hastings, Buzz Bissinger signs Friday Night Lights 25th Anniversary Edition, 7PM

San Antonio


The Twig Book Shop, Dr. Raymond Barfield reads and signs The Book of Colors, 6PM

Tuesday, September 15:

Parish Episcopal School - Midway Campus, Nicholas Kristof presents A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity, 6:30PM

The Wild Detectives, LOUISA HALL reads and signs SPEAK, 7:30PM

Fort Worth


Plano
St. Andrew United Methodist Church, Book Signing: Ask Faith Questions in a Skeptical Age by Rev. Author Jones and Bishop Scott J. Jones, 7PM

San Antonio
The Korova, PuroSlam! with DJ Donnie Dee, 10PM

Wednesday, September 16:
Austin
BookPeoople, Bestselling YA Author MARI MANCUSI speaking & signing Smoked, 7PM

Spider House Ballroom, The Austin Review presents Amber Tamblyn and Derrick Brown: Lazers of Sexcellence 5.0 - Motorcycle and Poetry Tour, 7PM

Dallas
Dallas City Performance Hall, Oral Fixation presents "Push the Envelope", 8PM

Houston
Brazos Bookstore, Buzz Bissinger discusses and signs FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS 25th Anniversary Edition, 7PM

Murder By the Book, Todd Moss will sign and discuss his debut novel Minute Zero, 6:30PM

Midland
Midland County Public Library - Centennial Branch, Project Literacy: John Erickson signs his Hank the Cowdog series and Sophie Blackall signs her ‎Ivy and Bean series‬, 5PM


Museum of Fine Arts Houston, MFAH Lecture: How Elihu Yale Made His Fortune in India and Founded Yale University with Benjamin Zucker, co-author of Elihu Yale: Merchant, Collector & Patron, 6:30PM

San Antonio


Frisco
Half Price Books, IndieVengeance Day Book Signing including Debbie Reece, Ben Ditmars, Stacey Roberts, Julie Frayn, James William Peercy, Jacqueline E. Smith, Amber Jerome-Norrgard, Paula Walker Baker and Susie Clevenger, 5PM

Houston
B&N - River Oaks, Marie LeNotre signs Appetites: A Memoir, 4PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Eoin Colfer and Jonathan Stroud will discuss and sign THE FOREVER MAN and THE HOLLOW BOY, 5PM

Books are GEMS, Paul Garcia reading his children's picture book, The Adventures of Rocky Bear, 10:30AM

Memorial Park Public Library, Sarah Walker workshop: Swallowing the Pits: Finding Beauty andSensuality in Unlikely Ways (a Tumblewords Project), 12:45PM

Fort Worth
The Library Cafe, Love Jonz Fort Worth Presents Spoken Jazz With B'nor, 8:30PM

Frisco
B&N - Stonebriar, Acclaimed Mystery Author: Reavis Wortham signs Dark Places, 2PM

Half Price Books, IndieVengeance Day Book Signing including Debbie Reece, Ben Ditmars, Stacey Roberts, Julie Frayn, James William Peercy, Jacqueline E. Smith, Amber Jerome-Norrgard, Paula Walker Baker and Susie Clevenger, 12PM

Galveston
Galveston Bookshop, Frank Urbanic signs We Were Prepared: Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts Stories of Tragedy, Heroism, and Preparedness in the Texas City Disaster of 1947, 2PM

Houston
Blue Willow Bookshop, Audrey and Don Wood will discuss and sign their new picture book, FULL MOON AT THE NAPPING HOUSE, 11AM



Murder By the Book, Jesse Sublett will sign and discuss 1960s Austin Gangsters, 4:30PM

Irving

B&N - Palms Crossing, Rio Grande Valley ABC by Rickey Pittman presentation and signing, 4PM

Port O'Connor
The Sanctuary at Costa Grande, Friends of the Port O'Connor authors fundraising dinner and auction, 6PM

Round Rock
B&N - La Frontera, Ernie Wood signs One Red Thread, 2PM

San Antonio

Malvern Books, An Afternoon with poets Kathleen Winter & Jenny Browne, 3PM

Dallas
Half Price Books Mother Ship, Tracy Lawson will sell and sign her new YA novel, Resist, 1PM

Houston
Brazos Bookstore, for Houston Design Week - Printspiration Jam: presentation and discussion of print design, 12:30PM

Museum of Fine Arts Houston, author Annie Cohen-Solal discusses and signs Mark Rothko: Toward the Light in the Chapel, 2PM

The Woodlands
B&N, Audrey Wood signs The Full Moon at the Napping House, 2PM

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