Monday, May 16, 2016

MONDAY ROUNDUP: Texas Literary Calendar May 16 - 22

Bookish events in Texas for the week of May 16-22, 2016: 


Special Events:
Author Con, Sachse, May 21

Ongoing Exhibits:
Brazos Bookstore, Women Writing Books: join Ellevate Network a discussion of the changing face of publishing and how that allows a platform for women’s voices, ideas, and stories, 6:30PM

Irving
Irving Public Library - South, Launch party for Jenny Martin's new novel, Marked, 7PM

Tuesday, May 17:
Fort Worth
The Dock Bookshop, Fort Worth Poetry Slam and Open Mic, 8PM



San Antonio
Hastings, Governor Greg Abbott signs Broken but Unbowed, 4:30PM

San Antonio
B&N - La Cantera, Governor Greg Abbott signs Broken but Unbowed, 7PM

Thursday, May 19:
Austin
B&N - Arboretum, Boar Island book signing with Nevada Barr, 7PM

BookPeople, Award Winning Author GEOFF DYER speaking & signing White Sands: Experiences from the Outside World, 7PM

BookPeople, Writers' League of Texas Third Thursday Panel "Me, Myself, & I: Writing the Personal in Nonfiction and Memoir" with Michael Hall, Donna Johnson, Antonio Ruiz-Camacho, and Deb Olin Unferth, 7PM

BookWoman, Liv Hadden reading and signing In the Mind of Revenge, 7:PM

Mr. Catfish & More, NeoSoul Poetry ATX, 8PM

Dallas
B&N - Lincoln Park, theological scholar Brian Schmisek signs Ancient Faith for the Modern World, 7PM

The Margo Jones Theatre at Fair Park, Wordspace Dallas presents Three Literary Short Films by Richard Bailey, 7:30PM

Frisco
B&N - Stonebriar, Governor Greg Abbott signs Broken but Unbowed, 7PM

Houston
Blue Willow Bookshop, Bill Clegg will discuss and sign his novel, DID YOU EVER HAVE A FAMILY, 7PM

Menil Collection, Writers in the Schools (WITS) presents The Watchful Eye: A WITS Student Reading, 7PM

Murder By the Book, Craig Johnson will sign and discuss The Highway Man, 6:30PM

Museum of Fine Art Houston, MFAH/AIA Lecture - The Womb of Culture: African Maternity Imagery Through the Ages presented by Professor Herbert Cole, author of Icons: Ideals and Power in the Art of Africa, 6:30PM

Round Rock
B&N - La Frontera, Bare Bones: I'm Not Lonely if You're Reading This Book book signing with Bobby Bones, 7PM

San Antonio
B&N - San Pedro, Book Talk With Leila Meacham, author of Titans, 10:30AM

Tyler
Hastings, Governor Greg Abbott signs Broken but Unbowed, 11AM

Wichita Falls
Hastings, Governor Greg Abbott signs Broken but Unbowed, 3PM

Friday, May 20:

Murder By the Book, Nevada Barr will sign and discuss her latest Anna Pigeon novel, Boar Island, 6:30PM

Pleasanton
Pleasanton Public Library, Barbara Dornak-Christian will sign copies of Hearts and Hounds, 3:30PM

San Antonio
Viva Tacoland, Gemini Ink reading with J. R. Helton, Billy Taylor, and Todd Wright, 6:30PM

Southlake
B&N - Town Square, Gale Chance signing The Angel Knows My Name, 1PM

Saturday, May 21:



Half Price Books - South Lamar, local author Hunter Taylor will sell and sign The Journey Moon, 1PM

Malvern Books, an afternoon with writer and musician Don Paul, who will share with us his one new book, Animals Are Always Making Music, and four new albums, 3PM


Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop with Rachel Marie: "Building Bridges Out of Broken Bricks," 12:45PM

Galveston
B&N, Author Loman Jones and Illustrator Nita Henderson signing The Tick-Tock of Nature's Clock, 2PM

Pearland
B&N, Lauretta Hill signing The Legacy I Am, 12PM

Plano
B&N - Preston/Park, John Gibson signs Gracie's Law, 1PM

San Antonio
B&N - San Pedro, The First Immortal: Dark Angel book signing with Stone Palatin, 1PM

Bihl Haus Arts, An Afternoon with Bryce Milligan: a casual couple of hours of poetry, songs, and reminiscences about a life in paper and ink, 2PM

San Antonio Public Library - Oakwell Branch, The Tobin Writers Group Author Event: local author signings with April A. Luna/Michelle L. De La Garza, Christina Kirby, Daron Shrode, Dee Ramdass, Jaye Garland, Miranda D. Gonzalez, and Patricia W. Fischer, 2PM

The Twig Book Shop, Sandy Loker reading and signing Can I Sniff My Way to Heaven?, 11AM

B&N - Creekwalk Village, Governor Greg Abbott signs Broken but Unbowed, 1PM

Southlake
B&N - Town Square, Jenny Martin signing Marked, 1PM

Sugar Land
B&N - First Colony Mall, Lindsey Scholl signing The Advocate Trilogy and Cindy Wu signing Our Global Families: Christians Embracing Common Identity in a Changing World, 3PM

The Woodlands
B&N - Woodlands Mall, Mike Sasser signs Simple, Inexpensive, and Painless Weight Loss, 2PM

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