Monday, October 5, 2015

Monday Roundup: October 5 - 11

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

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

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

North Texas Book & Paper Show, Grapevine, October 9 - 10

Texas Grand Slam Poetry Festival, Bryan/College Station, October 9 - 10

Houston Poetry Festival, October 9 - 11


Brazos Bookstore, Steven Pinker discusses and signs THE SENSE OF STYLE, 7PM

Tuesday, October 6:
The Dock Bookshop, Fort Worth Poetry Slam and Open Mic, 8PM

TCU Library, Jeff Guinn signs Buffalo Trail, 7PM

Frisco
B&N - Stonebriar, Kenneth Oppel signs The Nest and Kevin Sands signs The Blackthorn Key, 6PM

Houston
B&N - River Oaks, Jonathan Sandys signs God & Churchill: How the Great Leader's Sense of Divine Destiny Changed His Troubled World and Offers Hope for Ours, 7PM

Jung Center, Pittman McGehee, Paradox of Love author, presents "Creating a Conscious Life," 6PM


B&N - Bandera Pointe, Jaime Lee Moyer signing A Brightening Sky, 6PM

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

Southlake
B&N - Town Square, Dorothy Newton signs Silent Cry, 3PM

Wednesday, October 7:


Helen Greek Food and Wine, John DeMers signs New Wine, 5PM

Houston
Christ Church Cathedral, David Eagleman discusses and signs THE BRAIN: THE STORY OF YOU, 7PM


University of Houston Fine Arts Bldg, Till Now: Contemporary Art in Context lecture series featuring author and artist Allan deSouza presenting NoW/here: The Present as an Entanglement of Absences, 1PM

Writespace, How to Edit Your Own Story: An Indiefest Hands-On Workshop with Elizabeth White-Olsen, 6PM

Huntsville

San Antonio


B&N - Sunland Park, Albert Balesh signs A Bachelor Party for Odysseus, 2PM

Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: Gifts from the Greats with Snookie Golding, 12:45PM

Galveston
Galveston Bookshop, Marie LeNôtre signs Appetites: A Memoir, 3PM

Houston
B&N - The Woodlands, Theresa Lehr signs Best American Mystery Stories 2015, 2PM

Chapelwood Methodist Church, Robert Westheimer presents When God Calls, How Do You Answer? Becoming a Spiritual Entrepreneur, 4:30PM

Viva! Bookstore, The Last Dance: A Daughter's Journey by Teresa Arata-Maiers Poetry Reading and Book Signing, 2PM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre, Rickey E. Pittman, storyteller, author, and folksinger presents Rio Grande Valley ABC, 1PM

Southlake
Austin
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Gretchen Riley signs Famous Trees of Texas, 1PM

Malvern Books, Austin Writers Roulette: "Things Under the Bed," 3PM

Houston

San Marcos
Wake the Dead, Persona Literary Magazine launch party, 5PM

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