Monday, March 14, 2016

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR March 14 - 20, 2016

Bookish events in Texas for the week of March 14 - 20, 2016: 


Special Events:
Little Free Library Texas Tour, various locations, March 2 - 15

Barrio Writers Spring Break Writing Camp, Austin, March 15 - 17

National Book Awards Festival, Huntsville, March 16 - 18

Texas-Mexico Relations and the 2016 Election, Dallas and Stephenville, March 16 - 17

ALL-CON 2016, Dallas, March 17 - 20

Ongoing Exhibits:
Shakespeare in Print and Performance, Austin, December 21 - May 29

Encounters and Discoveries in Literature: Celebrating Arte Público Press and Twentieth Century Latina/o Literature, Houston, January 18 - June 30

Fact, Fiction, and the New World: The Role of Books in the Making of America, Honey Grove, March 1 - 31

Shakespeare's First Folio Exhibit, College Station, March 8 - April 3

In His Own Words: The Life and Work of César Chávez, San Antonio, March 15 - April 30

Monday, March 14:
The Korova, PuroSlam! with DJ Donnie Dee, 10PM

Wednesday, March 16:
Austin
St. Edward's University, Cassandra Clare discusses and signs Lady Midnight, 7PM

Dallas
Dallas Center for Photography, Loli Kantor discusses and signs Beyond the Forest, 6:30PM


Fort Worth

Plano
Collin College - Spring Creek Campus, Book In Common: writer's workshop with Peter Heller, 10AM

Colling College - Spring Creek Campus, Book In Common: Peter Heller discusses and signs The Dog Stars, 7PM

Thursday, March 17:
Austin
Horchow Auditorium, Arts & Letters Live - Tracy K. Smith & Kevin Young: Poetry, Place & Race, 7:30PM

Houston
Murder By the Book, Brian Freeman will sign and discuss his newest book Goodbye To The Dead, 6:30PM

The Health Museum, Molly and Gary Whitney present Thistle Downe, 2PM

McKinney
Collin College, Book In Common: Peter Heller discusses and signs The Dog Stars, 1PM

Friday, March 18:

Murder By the Book, Owen Laukkanen will sign and discuss The Watcher in the Wall, 6:30PM

Unity of Houston (Unity Church of Christianity), John Bradshaw, author of Bradshaw On: The Family, lectures on "Recovering Your Innocence," 7:30PM

San Antonio
Viva Tacoland, Gemini Ink: Featured readers are Debra Monroe, Ben Olguín, and Frances Santos, 6:30PM

Saturday, March 19:
B&N - Preston/Royal, Meet children's author Wanda Vassallo, 11AM


Horchow Auditorium, Arts & Letters Live - Rainn Wilson: Quirks, Comedy & Creativity, 7:30PM

Latino Cultural Arts Center, In Reality and Fantasy - Diversity Done Right featuring author Cynthia Leitich-Smith, 9AM

El Paso
Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: "It's in the Cards" with Snookie Golding, 12:45PM

Fort Worth
B&N - Hulen Center, Rainbow Wings book signing with C. T. Ford, 1PM

Frisco
Half Price Books, local author Lonna Enox will sell and sign Blood Relations, 1PM

Galveston
Congregation B’nai Israel, Memoir and Writing Workshop with Marion Winik, 10AM

Rosenberg Library, Reading by Marion Winik, 3PM

Houston
B&N - Westheimer, Dr. Glenn Toby signs Lil' G Faces the Brooklyn Bully, 12PM


Round Rock

San Antonio
Gemini Ink, "Life Becomes Art: Form in the Essay & Memoir" workshop with Debra Monroe, 10AM

Waco

Sunday, March 20:

Malvern Books, The Lion & The Pirate Unplugged inclusive open mic with Special Guest Maria Palacios, 4PM

Recycled Reads, spoken word, 2PM

Dallas
B&N - Preston/Royal, E. C. Murray signs A Long Way From Paris, 2PM

South Dallas Cultural Center, In The Words Of a Sistah: I Am Here - all female poetry show, 5PM

Galveston
Congregation B’nai Israel, OLLI class with Writer in Residence Marion Winik, 2PM

San Antonio
B&N - San Pedro, T. Irwin Sessions signing San Antonio's Historic Architecture, 2PM

The Twig Book Shop, T. Irwin Sessions discusses and signs San Antonio’s Historic Architecture, 11AM

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