Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR 6/12-18

Bookish events in Texas for the week of June 12-18, 2017: 

Special Events:
Teen Slam Camp, Dallas, June 12-16

Kate Forsyth Cactus & Kangaroos Readerathon and Writers Intensive, Dallas and Richardson, June 16-17

Inspirational New Writer's Event, San Antonio, June 17

Ongoing Exhibits:

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

Of Texas Rivers and Texas Art, Austin, June 5-August 13

Print Houston 2017, June 5-July 3

Illustrator of the Century Garth Williams, Abilene, June 8-September 1

Monday, June 12:
Blue Willow Bookshop, Sarah Dessen will discuss and sign her new novel, ONCE AND FOR ALL, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Haroon Moghul discusses and signs HOW TO BE A MUSLIM: AN AMERICAN STORY (in conversation with Dina Kesbeh, founder of MuslimVox), 7PM

Tuesday, June 13:
Abilene
Abilene Public Library - Main, Young Audiences: Storyteller Bernadette Nason, 10:45AM & 3PM

Austin
Dallas Museum of Art, Arts & Letters Live hosts Jonathan Safran Foer discussing and signing Here I Am (in conversation with Will Evans of Deep Vellum Publishing and Cinestate), 7:30PM

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

Frisco
B&N - Stonebriar, Once and for All book signing with Sarah Dressen, 7PM

Houston
Brazos Bookstore, poet Gina Ferrara reading from and signing FITTING THE SIXTH FINGER, 7PM

Fix Coffeebar, Poetry Fix featuring Mary Wemple & Chuck Wemple, 6:30PM

Houston Maritime Museum, HMM History Lecture Series: Paul Matt

San Antonio
The Korova, PuroSlam!, 10PM

Wednesday, June 14:
Crescent Club, DFW World Affairs Council hosts William Hogeland discussing and signing Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army & that Opened the West, 6:30PM

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

Houston
Murder By the Book, Joseph Finder will sign and discuss The Switch, 6:30PM

San Antonio
San Antonio Public Library - Forest Hills, Amy Stone discusses and signs Cornyation: San Antonio's Outrageous Fiesta Tradition, 6PM

Thursday, June 15:
River Oaks Bookstore, Randy Guttenberger discusses and signs Managing Your Crazy Self! Turning your Turbulence into Tranquility, 5PM

Irving
South Irving Library, Out of This World YA Author Panel with Kendare Blake (Three Dark Crowns), Roshani Chokshi (A Crown of Wishes), Stephanie Garber (Caraval), Tricia Levenseller (Daughter of the Pirate King), Alex London (Proxy), and Kayla Olson (The Sandcastle Empire), 7PM

McKinney
Collin County Higher Education Center, DFW World Affairs Council hosts William Hogeland discussing and signing Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army & that Opened the West, 11:45AM

Friday, June 16:
Saturday, June 17:
Arlington
Flying Fish Restaurant, Workshop: "Becoming a Better Self-Editor" with Special Guest Blake Atwood, 4PM

Austin
Brazos Bookstore, Kayla Olson reads and signs SANDCASTLE EMPIRE (in conversation with Joy Preble), 3PM

Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, Clayton Library Lecture Series & World War I centennial commemoration: Andrew Carroll launches his new book, MY FELLOW SOLDIERS: General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War, 2PM
Plano
B&N - Preston & Park, Liana LeFey reads and signs Scandal of the Season, 3PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Adria Andresen signs The Bunny Weaver, 11AM

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