Monday, January 9, 2017

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR January 9-15

Bookish events in Texas for the week of January 9-15, 2017: 

Special Events:
Pulpwood Queen Girlfriend Weekend, Nacogdoches, January 12-15

Austin Book, Paper and Photo Show, January 13-14

North Richland Hills Library Local Author Fair, January 14

Ongoing Exhibits:


The Korova, PuroSlam with DJ Donnie Dee, 10PM

San Antonio Public Library - Central, Launch of the Mayor's Book Club: Jan Jarboe Russells discusses The Train to Crystal City, 10:30AM

Wednesday, January 11:
Austin
Austin Books & Comics, Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw signing God Country, 12PM

Austin Public Library - North Village, Kelvin Chin discusses and signs Overcoming the Fear of Death, 7PM

BookPeople, Author and Television Host CLINTON KELLY speaking & signing I Hate Everyone, Except You (In Conversation With BARBARA CHISOLM), 7PM

Dallas
Half Price Books Mother Ship, Dallas Poets Community's First Friday Reading featuring fifteen area poets reading their work from the Cattlemen & Cadillacs anthology, 7PM

Denton
Denton South Branch Library, Professor's Corner: A Literary Discussion Group: Poems by Texas Poet Laureate James Hoggard, 7PM

Houston

Austin
BookWoman, Second Thursday poetry open mic featuring Kimberly Lambright, 7:15PM

Central Presbyterian Church, Bestselling Author ZADIE SMITH speaking & signing Swing Time (with the Texas Book Festival), 7PM [TICKET REQUIRED]

Malvern Books, Novel Night: Martin Barkley reads and signs The Lovesong of Smith Oliver Smith, and John Pipkin reads and signs The Blind Astronomer’s Daughter, 7PM

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

Burnet
Herman Brown Library, Coffee Talks: Gayle Stewart, author of 100 Horses in History, 1:30PM

Dallas
B&N - Preston/Royal, Bruce Davidson signs 101 Conservative Limericks: Righter-than-left Rhymes for the Times, 7PM

SMU McCord Auditorium, Presidential Forum Lecture Series: Meg Jacobs discusses and signs Panic at the Pump: The Energy Crisis and the Transformation of American Politics in the 1970s, 5:30PM

The Wild Detectives, Wordspace Dallas First Hearings series presents Jonathan Woods reading and signing Kiss the Devil Goodnight, 7:30PM

Edna
Jackson County Memorial Library, Writers' League of Texas presents a Texas Writes workshop with Christie Craig and Varian Johnson, 1PM

Fort Worth
Fort Worth Public Library, Books That Cook: Laura Meyn discusses Meatless in Cowtown: A Vegetarian Guide to Food and Wine, Texas-Style with June Naylor, 6PM

Houston
Brazos Bookstore, Victoria Surliuga discusses and signs EZIO GRIBAUDO: THE MAN IN THE MIDDLE OF MODERNISM, 7PM

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, CAMH / AIGA Lecture: Flow: Lettering in the Age of Hip Hop with Erik Marinovich, co-founder of Friends of Type, and co-author of Let's Go Letter Hunting: A Field Guide for Typographic Expeditions, 6:30PM


San Antonio
B&N - La Cantera, Scythe book signing with Neal Shusterman, 7PM


St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, bestselling author Zadie Smith reads and signs Swing Time (in conversation with Mat Johnson), 7PM [TICKET REQUIRED]

Saturday, January 14:
Denton
B&N - Golden Triangle Mall, Local Author Edward Denny signs Hornet 33, 2PM

El Paso
Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: "The Artist's World" with Hal Marcus, 12:45PM

Harker Heights
B&N, R.L. Pool signs Catlorian: Savon'el, 1PM


BookPeople, Austin #WritersResist A Counter-Inauguration: readings with Sarah Bird, Elizabeth McCracken, Cyrus Cassells, Sasha West, Tammy Gomez, Chaitali Sen and many more including surprise guests, 6PM

Malvern Books, National Poets Protest Against Trump – Austin (organized by Justin Booth in association with the Chicon Street Poets), 2PM
Dallas
Bishop Arts Theatre Center, DFW #WritersResist readings, 7PM

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

El Paso
El Paso Public Library - Main, El Paso #WritersResist readings, 2PM

Houston
Holocaust Museum Houston, Tintero Projects' "We Too Sing America" #WritersResist readings with 70+ Houston poets and writers, 5PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Mallary McKinzie LVT discusses and signs How to Train a Husband: A Vet Tech’s Guide to Love and Marriage, 2PM

Rothko Chapel, Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.: "The Fierce Urgency of Now," a lecture by Leonard Pitts, Jr., author of Becoming Dad: Black Men and the Journey to Fatherhood, joined by Jackson Neal, 2016 Meta-four Houston Youth Poetry Slam team member, and Fareena Arefeen, City of Houston’s second Youth Poet Laureate, 5PM

San Antonio

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