Monday, January 16, 2017

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR 1/16-22!

Bookish events in Texas for the week of January 16-22, 2017: 

Special Events:
12th Annual MLK Symposium, Dallas, January 16

The Tom Bird Method Retreat: Write Your Book In A Weekend, Houston, January 19-21

Bookworm Festival, Houston, January 21

Ongoing Exhibits:
Dallas
The Wild Detectives, David Eric Tomlinson reads and signs The Midnight Man, 7:30PM

Spring
World Champions Centre, Simone Biles signs COURAGE TO SOAR, 10AM & 5:30PM [TICKET REQUIRED]

Tuesday, January 17:
The Dock Bookshop, Fort Worth Poetry Slam and Open Mic featuring four-time World Poetry Slam Champion Ed Mabrey, 8PM

The Last Word Bookstore, Melinda Massie discusses and signs From Hot Mess to Hot Damn!, 6PM

Frisco
B&N - Stonebriar, National Book Award-winner Neal Shusterman signs Scythe, 7PM

Houston
Blue Willow Bookshop, James Riley will discuss and sign his STORY THIEVES series for kids, 5PM

Brazos Bookstore, Chris Tusa reads and signs IN THE CITY OF FALLING STARS, 7PM

Katy
Books-A-Million, Simone Biles signs COURAGE TO SOAR, 7PM [TICKET REQUIRED]

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

The Twig Book Shop, Jason Hill reads and signs Social Hill, 5PM

Wednesday, January 18:

Avant Garden, Write About Now Poetry Slam, 7:30PM

Hurst
B&N - NE Mall, National Book Award-winner Neal Shusterman signs Scythe, 7PM

San Antonio
One Drop Reggae Shop & Juice Bar, Poetry: Crazyless Kinyo Live "What Is Mental Health," 8:30PM

Thursday, January 19:
Austin
BookPeople, WRITERS' LEAGUE OF TEXAS presents "BECOME A MORE-INVOLVED LITERARY CITIZEN: How to Create Literary Discussions and Support Journals and Literary Events" with Nora Comstock, Owen Egerton, Rebecca Markovits, and Richard Santos, 7PM

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


Dallas
Wordspace Dallas, celebrate the release of Greg Brownderville’s third poetry collection, A Horse with Holes in It (hosted by Sanderia Faye), [private residence, RSVP for location]

Frisco
Stonebriar Country Club, David Smick discusses and signs The Great Equalizier: How Main Street Capitalism Can Create an Economy for Everyone (a DFW World Affairs Council event), 7:30AM

Houston
Brazos Bookstore, Chanelle Benz reads and signs THE MAN WHO SHOT MY EYE OUT IS DEAD, 7PM

Murder By the Book, Gregg Hurwitz will sign and discuss The Nowhere Man, 6:30PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Kathryn Haueisen reads and signs Asunder, 4PM

Weslaco

Dallas
Saturday, January 21:
B&N - Golden Triangle Mall, local author Jeff Miller signs The Game Changers: Abner Haynes, Leon King, and the Fall of Major College Football's Color Barrier in Texas, 2PM

El Paso
B&N - Sunland Park, Man With the Black Box book signing with Colin P. Cahoon, 2PM

Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: Rex Waide presents Streaming Consciousness: Expressionism vs Realist Writing , 12:45PM

Houston

The Pilot on Navigation, Space City Poetry Slam Series Kickoff, 7PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Darrell Lee reads and signs The Gravitational Leap, 3PM

Rudyard's Pub, Public Poetry presents The PM Show, 8PM

Moody
Mother Neff State Park, Arts in the Parks: Haiku Hike, 2PM

Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre, Meet the Author Series: Alfonso Ramirez discusses and signs Ranch Life in Hidalgo County After 1850, 1PM

Plano
B&N - Creekwalk Village, Lonna Enox signs Striking Blind: A Sorrel Janes Mystery, 2PM

B&N - Preston/Park, Lauren Freeman signs The New Boss, 2PM

San Antonio
B&N - Bandera Pointe, Beverly Shaw signing God's Glory Revealed, 1PM

The Twig Book Shop, Martha Miller discusses and signs Times New Roman: How We Quit Our Jobs, Gave Away Our Stuff & Moved to Italy, 11AM

The Twig Book Shop, Nancy West reads and signs River City Dead: An Aggie Mundeen Mystery, 2PM

Weslaco
The Storybook Garden, Rebecca Luna reads and signs BORN TO BE FAST!, 11AM

The Woodlands
B&N - Woodlands Mall, Kim Parker signs East Meets West: Parenting from the Best of Both Worlds, 2PM


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

Horchow Auditorium, Dallas Museum of Art's Arts & Letters Live presents Levison Wood, author of Walking the Nile and Walking the Himalayas, 4PM

Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre, Meet the Author Series: Leslie G. Mironuck discusses and signs Irreconcilable Differences, 1PM

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