Monday, April 11, 2016

MONDAY ROUNDUP: Texas Literary Calendar April 11 - 17

Bookish events in Texas for the week of April 11 - 17, 2016: 


Special Events:
National Library Week, April 10 - 16

CounterCurrent Festival, Houston, April 12 - 17

Forrest Fest, Lamesa, April 14 - 16

Poetry at Round Top, April 15 - 17

Story Circle Network 8th Women's Writing Conference, Austin, April 15 - 17

Texas Institute of Letters Annual Meeting, Austin, April 15 - 16

DEAR Texas, statewide, April 16 - 17

Pflugerville Book Festival, April 16 - 17

Ongoing Exhibits:

Monday, April 11:
Brazos Bookstore, Leila Chudori reads and signs HOME, 7PM

Damian's Cucina Italiana, Mystery Author Luncheon Series with Laurie King, 11:30AM

Murder By the Book, Laurie King reads and signs The Murder of Mary Ruseell, 6:30PM
Arlington
UT Arlington - Univeristy Hall, Veronica E. Tiller, author of Tiller’s Guide to Indian Country, 12:30PM

Austin
BookPeople, Bestselling Author ERNEST CLINE speaking & signing Armada, 7PM [TICKETS REQUIRED]

Home Slice Pizza, Austin Bat Cave Story Department with Thor Harris, 8PM

Malvern Books, An Evening with Leila S. Chudori, author of Home, 7PM

Spider House BallroomAustin Poetry Slam, 8PM

Dallas
First United Methodist Church of Dallas, Arts & Letters Live presents Daniel James Brown, author of The Boys in the Boat, 7:30PM

SMU, Paul F. Diehl, author of The Dynamics of International Law, discusses "Multitasking in Peace Operations," 6PM

Fort Worth
The Dock Bookshop, Fort Worth Poetry Slam and Open Mic, 8PM


Warehouse Live, Houston Moth StorySLAM: Jokers, 6:30PM

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

The Twig Book Shop, Leila Meacham reads from her new novel, Titans, 6PM

San Marcos
Texas State - Alkek Library, Wittliff Collections presents a reading and signing with Ben Fountain, 3:30PM

Wednesday, April 13:
Austin

Aaron Family Jewish Center, Alison Pick reads and signs Between Gods: A Memoir, 7PM

B&N - Lincoln Park, Most Wanted book signing with Lisa Scottoline, 7PM

Half Price Books Mother Ship, Samantha Mabry will discuss and sign A Fierce and Subtle Poison, 7PM

Wordspace Dallas, Everyman’s Poet: Ted Kooser’s Down-to-Earth Poems, Essays and Surprising Musical Verse, 7PM [private residence, RSVP for address]

The Wild Detectives, Leila S. Chudori reads and signs Home, 7PM

Denton
UNT Business Leadership Building, Reading and book signing by Rick Barot, 2016 UNT Rilke Prize winner, 8PM

Houston
Brazos Bookstore, Chris Guillebeau discusses and signs BORN FOR THIS, 7PM


Marfa
Marfa Book Company, readings with poets Jeff Serkin and Susan Briante, 5:30PM

San Marcos
Texas State - Alkek Library, Wittliff Collections Reading Series presents poet Laurie Ann Guerrero, 3:30PM

Friday, April 15:



El Paso
Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: "Radical Jazz" with Lawrence Barrett, 12:45PM
The Printing Museum, Longstitch and Tacket Binding Class, 1PM

Start Houston, Beyuda presents Introduction to Slam Poetry with Ebony Stewart, 4PM

Hurst

The Woodlands
B&N - The Woodlands Mall, Pablo De Leon signs Limitless, 2PM

Sunday, April 17:

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