Monday, October 12, 2015

Monday Roundup: October 12 - 18

Bookish events in Texas for the week of October 5 - 11, 2015: 

Special Events:
The Edgar Allan Poe Victorian Festival (OkPoeberfest), Dallas, October 3 - 31

Dallas Comic Con Fan Days, October 16 - 19

Zine Fest Houston, October 17

Lit Crawl Austin, October 17

Texas Book Festival, Austin, October 17 - 18

Rice University - Stude Concert Hall, Inprint's Margarett Root Brown Reading Series presents Sandra Cisneros with her new memoir, A House of My Own, 7:30PM

San Antonio
Palo Alto College, Opening Ceremony & Indigenous Blessing for American Indian/Heritage Month with San Antonio Poet Laureate Laurie Ann Guerrero, 12PM

Tuesday, October 13:
The Dock Bookshop, Fort Worth Poetry Slam and Open Mic, 8PM

Frisco
B&N - Stonebriar, Stuart Gibbs signs Big Game, 6PM

Houston
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Joey Brackner and Amy Kurlander discuss and sign Texas Clay, 6:30PM

Brazos Bookstore, Colin Winnette reads and signs HAINTS STAY & Sarah Gerard reads and signs BINARY STAR, 7PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Mica Mosbacher's launch party for Racing Forward, 5PM

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

San Marcos
Wittliff Collections, Ben Fountain book sale and signing, 3:30PM

Wednesday, October 14:
SMU McCord Auditorium, Greg Downs lectures from and signs After Appomattox: Military Occupation and the Ends of War, 6PM

The Wild Detectives, Wordspace Dallas First Hearings: Sarah Gerard and Colin Winnette, 7PM

Frisco
B&N - Stonebriar, John Flanagan signs Tournament of Gorlan, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Naja Marie Aidt reads and signs ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS, 7PM

Houston Museum of Natural Science, HMNS Distinguished Lecture Series: Dr. Beth Shapiro presents How to Clone a Mammoth: The Science of De-Extinction followed by a book signing, 6:30PM

San Antonio
Thursday, October 15:
Austin
Dallas
B&N - Fountains at Farah, R. Gaines Baty signs Champion of the Barrio, 3PM

Frisco
B&N - Stonebriar, James and Kimberly Dean sign Pete the Cat and the Bedtime Blues, 5PM

B&N - Stonebriar, Douglas D. Box signs Cutter Frisco: Growing Up on the Original Southfork Ranch, 7:30PM

River Oaks Bookstore, David K. Langford discusses and signs Fog at Hillingdon, 5PM

McKinney
McKinney Performing Arts Center, Rhythms of Pen and Brush featuring Richard Blanco, 7:30PM

San Antonio
Friday, October 16:
Austin
BookPeople, Author & Artist MARY LAURA PHILPOTT Happy Hour & Signing Penguins with People Problems, 6:30PM

Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, Celebrates the Release of the 5th Issue of HUIZACHE: The Magazine of Latino Literature, 7PM

Four Seasons, First Edition Literary Gala of the Texas Book Festival, 7PM [sold out], followed by the after-party, 9:30PM

Dallas
B&N - Lincoln Park, Shay Mitchell signs Bliss, 7PM

Houston
Brazos Bookstore, Sloane Crosley reads and signs THE CLASP, 7PM

Murder By the Book, Manuel Ramos will sign and discuss The Skull of Pancho Villa and Other Stories, 6:30PM

McAllen
B&N - Palms Crossing, Book signing: Colors of the Wind: The Story of Blind Artist and Champion Runner George Mendoza by J.L. Powers, 1PM

San Antonio
Half Price Books - Huebner, Andy Peloquin will sell and sign Blade the Destroyer: The Last Bucelarii Book I, 6PM

The Twig Book Shop, Gemini Ink presents Carrie Fountain and David Liss poetry reading, 6:30PM

Saturday, October 17:
B&N - Sunland Park, Ken Hudnall signs his supernatural histories of El Paso, 2PM

Books are GEMS, Margarita Griego will read and discuss No Bees in My Trees, 10:30AM

Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop "Swallowing the Pits: Finding Beauty and Sensuality in Unlikely Ways" with Sarah Walker, 12:45PM

Galveston
Galveston Bookshop, Ellen Mansoor Collier signs Vamps, Villains and Vaudeville, 3PM

Houston
Blue Willow Bookshop, Sara Joiner will discuss and sign her debut book for kids, AFTER THE ASHES, 2PM



McAllen
B&N - Palms Crossing, Book signing: It's Too Windy by Patty York Raymond, 5PM

Plano
B&N - Preston/Park, K.M. Roberson - The Hagen Family Secret book signing, 2PM

San Antonio
B&N - La Cantera, SARA Meeting and Jolene Navarro Signing, 9:30AM

B&N - La Cantera, Angel of Winter signing, 2PM
Southlake


Bedford

Dallas

B&N - Preston/Royal, MaryTherese Grabowski signs America by George! and Liberty on the Loose in the White House, 1PM

San Antonio
University of Incarnate Word, Azar Nafisi will speak, sign books, and read from her latest work, The Republic of Imagination, 5PM

Tyler
B&N, K.M. Roberson signs The Hagen Family Secret, 2PM

The Woodlands
B&N, Dr. Ben Carson signs A More Perfect Union: What We the People Can Do to Reclaim Our Constitutional Liberties, 2:30PM

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