Monday, December 5, 2016

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR 12/5-11!

Bookish events in Texas for the week of December 5-11, 2016: 

Ongoing Exhibits:
Austin
BookPeople, Designer & Editor JESSICA ROMM PEREZ speaking & signing domino: Your Guide to a Stylish Home, 7PM

Dallas
Aaron Family Jewish Community Center, Chanan Tigay discusses and signs The Lost Book of Moses, 7PM

Fort WorthTexas Christian University Bookstore, Max Krochmal discusses and signs Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era, 5PM

Lubbock
Groves Branch Library, Jodi Thomas discusses and signs her Ransom Canyon series, 7PM

Waco
B&N, Republic of Football book signing with Chad Conine, 6PM

Tuesday, December 6:
Austin

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

Houston
Café Brasil, Glass Mountain Volume 17 launch party and reading, 6PM


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

Wednesday, December 7:

Dallas
The Wild Detectives, Michael Farris discusses and signs A Death in the Islands, 7:30PM

Houston
Avant Garden, Write About Now Poetry Slam, 7:15PM

B&N - River Oaks, J Scott Savage signs Gears of Revolution, 6PM

San Antonio
B&N - San Pedro, Ramona Marek Discussion & Signing: Cats for the GENIUS, 7PM

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

Burnet
Herman Brown Free Library, Coffee Talks reading series: Kay Ellington and Barbara Brannon read and sign The Paragraph Ranch, 1:30PM

Dallas
Architecture Center Houston, Authors in Architecture: Robert C. Trumpbour and Kenneth Womack present The Eighth Wonder of the World: The Life of Houston's Iconic Astrodome, 5:30PM

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The 41st Annual Ruth K. Shartle Symposium – Degas & the 20th Century presented by independent scholar Richard Kendall, author of Picasso Looks at Degas, 6:30PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Bill Herrington discuses and signs Contraflow: From New Orleans to Houston, 5PM

The WoodandsBlack Walnut Cafe, Writers in Performance presents the 26th Annual Emily Dickinson Birthday Celebration & Gathering of Poets, 7PM

Friday, December 9:
Deep Vellum Books, poetry with Pandora's Box: A Hard Candy Christmas featuring Darius Ajai Frasure, Gnadia Wolnisty, Fatima-Ayan Malika Hirsi, Logen Cure, Joe Milazzo, MH Clay, Paul Koniecki, Christopher Soden, Gayle Reaves, Mark David Noble, and Dan Collins, 7:30PM

Houston
B&N - Vanderbilt Square, George Arnold signs his children's books, 4PM

Discovery Green, Orbit Slam Series: youth workshop and poetry slam, 6PM

Murder By the Book, Matt Coyle will sign and discuss Dark Fissures, and Jonathan Woods will sign and discuss Kiss the Devil, 6:30PM

Lubbock
National Ranching Heritage Center - Cogdell's General Store, As part of "Candlelight at the Ranch," Texas State Photographer Wyman Meinzer will sell and sign Horses to Ride and Cattle to Cut, and Nathan Dahlstrom will sell and sign The Green Colt, 6:30PM

San Antonio
Abilene
Texas Star Trading Company, Carlton Stowers signs On Texas Backroads: Stories Found Along the Way, 12PM

Amarillo
Washington Avenue Christian Church, Jodi Thomas discusses and signs her Ransom Canyon series, 11:30AM

Austin
Austin Public Library - Manchaca Branch, Holiday Open House, Book Sale, and Author Event with Marge Wood, 12PM

Austin Public Library - Milwood Branch, First Annual Indie Author Day: panel discussions and meet and greet with local authors, 10AM

Half Price Books - North Lamar, local author Lyman Mitchell will sell and sign his children’s book Pee Wee Saves Christmas, 1PM

Malvern Books, Texas Poetry Calendar 2017 reading, 4PM

St. Edward's University, Writers' League of Texas workshop: "Crowdfunding Your Book" with Jodi Egerton, 9AM

Dallas
Logos Bookstore, Len Bourland will sign Normal's Just a Cycle on a Washing Machine, 2PM

El Paso
Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop with Robin Scofield: "St. Lucy's Day," 12:45PM

Frisco
Half Price Books, Derek Blount will sign Second Son, 12PM

Galveston
Galveston Bookshop, Pat Jakobi and Nancy House sign Galveston Art League: A Century of Island Art, 2PM

Houston


Round Rock

Webster
Tradicao Brazilian Steakhouse, Annual Gulf Coast Poets luncheon featuring Gwendolyn Zepeda, Houston's first Poet Laureate, 11:30AM [RESERVATIONS REQUIRED]

Sunday, December 11:
Austin
Austin Public Library - Yarborough Branch, Sisters in Crime: solve a murder with author Valerie Chandler, 2:15PM

BookWoman, Robin Bradford launches her new book of poems, Confidence, 4PM


Bryan
Revolution Cafe & Bar, Poetry Slam, 8:30PM

Dallas

Houston
B&N - Vanderbilt Square, George Arnold signs his children's books, 10AM


Chapelwood United Methodist Church Bookstore, Holiday Open House and book signing with poet Mark Jodon, 10AM

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

San Antonio

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