Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR 5/22-28

Bookish events in Texas for the week of May 22-28, 2017: 

Special Events:
Boldface: A Conference for Emerging Writers, Houston, May 22-26

Annual Meet the Authors: New Writers Event, San Antonio, May 27

Lubbock-Con 2017, May 27

plus fest: everything plus poetry festival, Houston, May 27


Ongoing Exhibits:
Stories to Tell: Selections from the Harry Ransom Center, Austin, February 6-July 16

Sandra Cisneros: A House of Her Own Exhibition, San Marcos, February 15-July 1

Texas Writers Exhibition, Fredericksburg, May 1-31

Monday, May 22:
Murder By the Book, Dennis Lehane will sign and discuss Since We Fell, 6:30PM [line number required]

River Oaks Bookstore, Leroy Chiao discusses and signs One Orbit, 6PM

Richardson
BookPeople, STEVE HAMILTON public stock signing of Exit Strategy, 12PM

BookPeople, ASHLEY BLOM speaking & signing How to Eat a Lobster and Other Edible Enigmas Explained, 7PM

Malvern Books, Malvern’s Multi-Verse with poet Joe Brundidge, 7PM

Spiderhouse Ballroom, Austin Poetry Slam featuring Glori B. and hosted by Christopher Michael, 7PM

University of Texas Press offices, Stephen Harrigan discusses and signs They Came From the Sky, 6:30PM

The Writing Barn, Workshop: "Writing From Life: The Art of Fiction" with Bethany Ball, 6:30PM

Dallas
Dallas Museum of Art, Arts & Letters Live: Anne Bothwell from KERA's "Art&Seek" will moderate a conversation with Margo Jefferson, author of the NBCC-award winning Negroland: A Memoir, and Damon Tweedy, author of Black Man in a White Coat, 7:30PM

The Wild Detectives, Women Galore Literary Festival: Morgan Parker will read from her new collection of poetry, There Are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé, plus readings from local poets courtney marie and Fatima-Ayan Malika Hirsi, 7:30PM

Fort Worth
The Dock Bookshop, Fort Worth Poetry Slam and open mic!, 8PM

Houston
Black Labrador, Houston Writers House meeting with Elizabeth White-Olsen of Writespace Houston, 6:30PM

Brazos Bookstore, Deb Olin Unferth reads and signs WAIT TILL YOU SEE ME DANCE, 7PM


Nacogdoches
The Korova, PuroSlam!, 10PM

Wednesday, May 24:
Deep Vellum Books, Dark Moon Poetry reading series, 7PM

The Wild Detectives, Women Galore Literary Festival: RonAmber will present poems from Hot Banana Pudding: Elevated Notions on Socio-political Situations in Motion, 7:30PM

Houston
Thursday, May 25:
Austin
BookPeople, CHRISTINE LENNON speaking & signing The Drifter, 7PM

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

Dallas
Deep Vellum Books, Nonfiction Authors Association DFW meeting featuring "The Art of Author Branding" with Mary DeMuth, Author of 30+ Books, 7PM

Half Price Books Mother Ship, Collectible Conversations: A Checkup with The Book Doctor, 6PM

South Dallas Cultural Center, author Sanderia Faye hosts African Diaspora: New Dialogues with poet Douglas Kearney (plus Candy and Dallas Poetry Slam), 7:30PM

Houston
Brazos Bookstore, Nathan Hill reads and signs THE NIX, 7PM

Leonel Castillo Community Center, Tintero Projects: Readings & Workshop Series presents Afro-Latinas in Tejas with Natasha Carrizosa, Ariana Brown, and Jasminne Mendez, 6PM
Heroes Lounge, Dallas Poetry Slam: Cards Against Humanity Night, 8PM

Houston

Lubbock
B&N, Lubbock-Con Event, 7PM

B&N, Why the Raven Calls the Canyon book signing with E. Dan Klepper, 7PM

Saturday, May 27:
Half Price Books - Clear Lake, Local Author Saturdays. Meet local Indie authors and pick up their latest release!

Katy Budge Books, Quarterly Book Talk: Beach Reads Edition, 4PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Jane Alvey Harris reads and signs Riven, 3PM

San Antonio
B&N - La Cantera, Guest Author Michael Kihntopf, 2PM

The Twig Book Shop, Michael Corcoran discusses and signs All Over the Map: True Heroes of Texas Music, 2PM

Southlake
B&N - Town Square, Jessika Fleck signing The Castaway Carnival, 1PM

Waco
B&N, When It Rains book signing with KJ Ten Eyck, 12PM

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