Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR 9/26-10/2

Bookish events in Texas for the week of September 26-October 2, 2016: 


Special Events:
Banned Books Week, nationwide, September 25-October 1

Texas Grand Slam Poetry Festival, Bryan/College Station, September 29-October 2

Waco WordFest, September 30-October 2

Boerne Book Festival, October 1

Evening with the Authors, Lockhart, October 1

5th Annual Houston LibroFEST, October 1

Texas Teen Book Festival, Austin, October 1

Ongoing Exhibits:
Austin
The Dock Bookshop, Fort Worth Poetry Slam and Open Mic, 8PM

Houston
Bohemeo’s, Glass Mountain Reading, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Ananda Devi reads and signs EVE OUT OF HER RUINS, 7PM

San Antonio

Memorial Wine Cellar, iWrite Luncheon Kick Off Party, 6:30PM

Austin
BookPeople, New York Times Bestselling Author RIDLEY PEARSON speaking & signing Lock & Key: The Initiation, 6PM

Farewell Books, "Just the Few of Us" group poetry reading with ADRIENNE HERR, DION JAMES, JOOLS MCKNUCKLES, and ZOE DARSEE, 6PM

Harry Ransom Center, 2016 Burnshaw Lecture: a reading by Naomi Shihab Nye, 7PM

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

Dallas
Highland Park United Methodist Church, Book Signing, Lecture, Reception with Craig Nelson, author of Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness, 6PM

UT-Dallas, Ananda Devi lectures from Eve Out of Her Ruins, 5PM

The Wild Detectives, Cruzando el Border series: Daniel Saldaña París reads and signs Among Strange Victims, 7:30PM [bilingual event]

Fort Worth
Texas Christian University, Ananda Devi lectures and discusses Eve Out of Her Ruins, 9:15AM

Houston
Poison Girl, Poison Pen Reading Series 10th Anniversary Reading featuring Mat Johnson, Adrienne Perry & Rob Wilder, 8:30PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Chris Holmes reads and signs his poetry collection, Just Another Black Voice, 4PM

San Antonio
Friday, September 30:
Houston

Saturday, October 1:
MATCH Houston, 2016 Houston History Conference: The History of Houston's Musical Soul with keynote address by Texas author Joe Nick Patoski, 9AM
Round Rock
Half Price Books Local Author Saturdays: Meet local Indie authors and pick up their latest release!

San Antonio
Austin
Recycled Reads Bookstore, Open Mic Poetry, 3:30PM

Dallas

Huntsville
Texas Prison Museum, Dr. Mitchel Roth reads and signs Convict Cowboys: The Untold Story of the Texas Prison Rodeo, 2PM

Mansfield
Half Price Books Local Author Sundays: Meet local Indie authors and pick up their latest release!

San Marcos
Texas State University-Wittliff Collections, Rocky Schenck signs The Recurring Dream, 2PM


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