Monday, November 7, 2016

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR 11/7-13

Bookish events in Texas for the week of November 7-13, 2016: 


Special Events:
Jewish Book & Arts Fair, Houston, October 29-November 13

The 12th Annual Hiett Prize in the Humanities, Dallas, November 9

Literary Lubbock, November 10

Writers in the Schools (WITS) Gala, Houston, November 10

2016 Readers & 'ritas, Allen, November 11-13

Illumine Gala, Austin, November 11

25th Annual San Antonio Express-News Book and Author Lunch, November 11

North Texas Book & Map Show, Arlington, November 11-13

McAllen Book Festival, November 12

Ongoing Exhibits:
Allen
Allen Public Library, The Women of Sherlock Holmes, 6:30PM

Dallas
Aaron Family Jewish Community Center, Rabbi David Eliezrie discusses and signs The Secret of Chabad, 7PM

Tuesday, November 8:
The Dock Bookshop, Fort Worth Poetry Slam and Open Mic: Poetry & Politics, 8PM

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

Wednesday, November 9:
Austin
BookPeople, MELISSA JOULWAN speaking & signing Well Fed Weeknights: Complete Paleo Meals in 45 Minutes or Less, 7PM

Dallas
B&N - Lincoln Park, The Wangs vs. the World book signing with Jade Chang, 7PM

The Wild Detectives, Darin Bradley reads and signs Totem, with Merritt Tierce, 7:30PM

Denton
Denton South Branch Library, Professor's Corner with Dr. Stephen Souris: The Poetry of Texas Poet Laureate Karla K. Morton, 7PM

Houston

Thursday, November 10:
Mr. Catfish & More, NeoSoul Poetry ATX, 8PM

UT - Avaya Auditorium, Michener Center for Writers presents poet Marie Howe, 7:30PM

Corpus Christi
Texas A&M, Islander Creative Writer's Fall Festival, hosted by Switchgrass Review, 6:30PM

Dallas
Houston
Archway Gallery, Archway Readers Poetry Book Launch: Varsha Saraiya-Shah & Loueva Smith, 6:30PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Jonathan Auxier will discuss and sign his novels for young readers, including SOPHIE QUIRE, THE NIGHT GARDNER and PETER NIMBLE AND HIS FANTASTIC EYES, 5PM

Brazos Bookstore, Sally Connolly reads from and signs her poetry collection GRIEF AND METER, 7PM

Friday, November 11:
Dallas

Rudyard's Pub, Gulf Coast Reading Series featuring Susan Briante, Sam Dinger, Nathan Stabenfeldt & Alexandra Naumann, 7PM

University of Houston - Central Campus, The Contemporary Project - Till Now: Contemporary Art in Context Lecture Series: Douglas Crimp, author of On the Museum’s Ruins, Melancholia and Moralism: Essays on AIDS and Queer Politics, presents 'Why Dance', 6:30PM

San Antonio
B&N - Bandera Pointe, Teen Author Belle Manuel signing Elemental Series (Fire), 6PM

The Twig Book Shop, Max Krochmal discusses and signs Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era (Justice, Power, and Politics), 6PM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre, Ascension Numerology discussion and book signing with authors Michael Hersey, Ulla Lindgren and Sanhia, 1PM

Saturday, November 12:
Half Price Books - North Lamar, local author Stephanie Ellis will sell and sign her new inspirational book All I Ever Had Was Hope, 1PM

Malvern Books, An Evening with poets George Drew, Wendy Barker, and Barbara Ras, 7PM

St. Edward's University, Writers' League of Texas workshop: "Anatomy of a Chapter: Strategies for Structure Within a Novel" with Stephanie Noll, 9AM

B&N - Fountains at Farah, El Paso Native Felix Valenzuela signs The Salsa Culture Invades America, 2PM

Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop with Celia Aguilar: The Freedom of Fluidity , 12:45PM

Fort Worth
The Dock Bookshop, A Dark-Skinned Woman’s Revenge Play, followed by talk and book signing with Rashida Strober, 1 & 6PM

The Last Word Bookstore, RABBIT SLAYER BOOK LAUNCH PARTY, 4PM

Galveston
Galveston Bookshop, Gina Hooten Popp signs Lucky's Way, 2PM

Harker Heights
B&N, Dr. Richard Cashion signs The Road From Troas: A Legacy Letter Of Faith & Trust, 12PM

Houston

Discovery Green, Orbit Slam Series, 6PM



Salado
B&N - San Pedro, Belle Manuel signing Fire: The Elemental Series, 2PM

Casa Hernan, The Tacos of Texas Book Party with Mando Rayo, Jarod Neece, Marco Torres, and Dennis Burnett, 4PM

The Twig Book Shop, Shanalee Sharboneau reads and signs My Family Loves Me Children's Series, 11AM

Seabrook
Harris County Public Library - Evelyn Meador Branch, Local Author Mary Sue Anton to discuss her book Tales of a Century-Old Courthouse, 11AM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre, Meet the Author Series: David Guerra reads and signs Occupied Berlin, 1PM

Southlake
B&N - Town Square, Jim Reeves signing Dallas Cowboys: Legends of America's Team, 2PM

Webster
B&N, Poetry Society of Texas Gulf Coast Poets Chapter meeting featuring Vanessa Zimmer-Powell, 10:30AM

Sunday, November 13:

Malvern Books, Austin Writers Roulette presents "Fuzzy Logic" + open mic, 4PM

Bryan
Revolution Cafe and Bar, Mic Check Poetry slam, 8:30PM

Dallas

Galveston

Writespace, How to Submit Your Work: A Writefest Prep Workshop, 3PM

San Antonio
B&N - San Pedro, Shina James discussion and signing: Monstrous Ties, 2PM

The Twig Book Shop, Mike Monroe discusses and signs 100 Things Spurs Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die, 2PM

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