Monday, April 18, 2016

MONDAY ROUNDUP: Texas Literary Calendar, April 18 - 24

Bookish events in Texas for the week of April 18 - 24, 2016: 


Special Events:
Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Houston, April 19 - 22

Rio Grande Valley International Poetry Festival, various locations, April 21 - 24

30th Annual Northeast Texas Writers' Organizations Conference, Mt. Pleasant, April 22 - 23

2016 New American Voices Play Reading Series, Houston, April 22 - 24

New Fiction Confab, Austin, April 23

North Texas Teen Book Festival, Irving, April 22 - 23

World Book Day, April 23

DFW Writers Conference, Fort Worth, April 23 - 24

Ongoing Exhibits:

Monday, April 18:
Tuesday, April 19:
Austin
Aaron Family Jewish Community Center, Reading, "Writing and Religion? Talking About Tolerance in Public Schools" with Linda K. Wertheimer, author of Faith Ed: Teaching about Religion in an Age of Intolerance, 7PM

Horchow Auditorium, Arts & Letters Live: Skip Hollandsworth presents The Midnight Assassin: Panic, Scandal, and the Hunt for America's First Serial Killer, 7:30PM

The Wild Detectives, Nick Scott and Noa Gavin debut their sci-fi YA comedy novel, Practical Applications for Multiverse Theory, 7:30PM

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


Brazos Bookstore, a presentation of work from Borderlines Volume Two, the latest edition of Voices Breaking Boundaries, 7PM

Huntsville
Sam Houston State, Publishing and Translation Roundtable featuring John Pluecker, co-founder of language justice collaborative Antena and author of Ford Over, and Maria Miranda Maloney, publisher of Mouthfeel Press, 11AM

San Antonio
B&N - Northwoods, Titans book signing with Leila Meacham, 7PM

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

The Woodlands
B&N - Woodlands Mall, Poptropica: Book 1: Mystery of the Map book signing with Kory Merritt, 7PM

Wednesday, April 20:


UT, Serhiy Zhadan, Ukrainian poet, novelist, essayist and translator, will be reading excerpts from Voroshilovgrad, 3PM

Dallas
Lucky Dog Books - Oak Cliff, Open Mic Storytelling: "Figures of Speak," 7PM

Houston

Hilton Americas - Houston, Houston Storytellers Guild presents An Evening of Storytelling featuring Antonio Rocha, 7:30PM

Murder By the Book, Soho Teen Night with Robin Epstein, Adam Silvera, and Joy Preble, 7PM

Thursday, April 21:
Austin
B&N - River Oaks, Wade Smith launches his first children’s book, Smitty Hits the Play Books, 5PM

B&N - Town & Country, Poptropica: Book 1: Mystery of the Map book signing with Kory Merritt, 5:30PM



Children's Museum of Houston, Bilingual Story Time with award-winning author Diane Gonzales Bertrand, 5:10PM

Contemporary Art Museum of Houston, Imagining Life on Mars with Erika Jo Brown, Cassandra Rose Clarke, Ayanna Jolivet Mccloud, Henk Rossouw and Sehba Sarwar, 6:30PM

Half Price Books - Westheimer/Montrose, New York Times bestselling author Raymond Arroyo will discuss and sign Will Wilder: The Relic of Perilous Falls, 7PM

The Heritage Society, Finger Lecture Series: Bartee Haile presents Texas Oil Boom Towns of the Early 1900s, 12PM


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

Friday, April 22:

Murder By the Book, Steve Martini will sign and discuss the paperback release of The Enemy Inside, 6:30PM


Saturday, April 23:

The Wild Detectives, World Book Day Celebration, all day

Denton
B&N - Golden Triangle Mall, Meet Demi Prentiss, Author of Radical Sending: Go to Love and Serve, 1PM

El Paso
Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: "Shakespeare's Birthday" with Robin Scofield, 12:45PM
River Oaks Bookstore, Storytelling with Walter Blanchard, 3PM

Plano


Dallas Public Library - Central, Dr. Zsuzsanna Ozsvath will talk about her memoir, When the Danube Ran Red, 1:30PM

Houston


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