Monday, August 1, 2016

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR August 1-7

Bookish events in Texas for the week of August 1-7, 2016: 

Special Events:
Summer Book Arts Studio, Houston, August 2-5

Friends of the Plano Library Book Sale, August 5-7

The Writer's Garret 21st Birthday Celebration, Dallas, August 5-7

2016 Texas Christian Writers' Conference, Houston, August 6

Ongoing Exhibits:
Austin
Malvern Books, Poetry Karaoke, 7PM

Clear Lake
NOKturne, First Monday Reading Series hosted by Dustin Pickering, 8PM

Houston
University of Houston, Houston Public Library Quarterly Author Series: Meet Elizabeth Nunez, author of Even in Paradise, 6:30PM

Tuesday, August 2:
Angleton
Brazoria County Historical Museum, Roger Wood discusses and signs Texas Zydeco, 6:30PM

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

Dallas
The Wild Detectives, Amy Gentry reads and signs Good as Gone (with Merritt Tierce), 7:30PM

Friendswood
Friendswood Public Library‎, Off the Page Poetry presents Anis Shivani and Jonathan Moody, 7PM

Houston
Super Happy Fun Land, Featured poets followed by Odd Thursdays Open Mic hosted by Kyle Blue, 9PM

Friday, August 5:
Amarillo
Chalice Abbey Center for Spirituality and the Arts, Epiphany: What Light Does on Egde poetry reading with Paul Bowers, Steven Schroeder, and Chera Hammons, 6PM

Austin
B&N - Preston/Royal, Skip Hollandsworth signs The Midnight Assassin, 1PM

Deep Vellum Books, Sahr Sankoh reads and signs The Cotton Tree, 1PM

El Paso
Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop with Celia Aguilar: Musings from La Frontera, 12:45PM

Houston

Houston Public Library - Johnson Branch, Public Poetry reading series features Chris Brunt, Adam Holt, Octavio Quintanilla, and Analicia Sotelo, 2PM


Writespace, Workshop: It's More Than a Place: Crafting Settings That Matter with Joy Preble, 1PM


Recycled Reads, Open Mic Poetry, 3:30PM

Dallas
The Wild Detectives, Beyond Your Backyard Story Night, 7PM

Houston

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