Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR 8/7-13

Bookish events in Texas for the week of August 7-13, 2017: 

Special Events:
1st Annual Marfa Poetry Festival, August 9-13

Friends of the Dallas Public Library Book Sale, August 11-13

Grow-A-Reader Workshop, Frisco, August 12

Ongoing Exhibits:
Of Texas Rivers and Texas Art, Austin, June 5-August 13
Monday, August 7:
Congregation Emanu El, During Preservation Houston's "History in Print," author Dan M. Worrall will discuss the research that went into his book Pleasant Bend: Upper Buffalo Bayou and the San Felipe Trail in the Nineteenth Century, 6:30PM

Warehouse Live, Houston Moth StorySLAM: "Caution," 7:30PM

San Antonio
The Korova, Puroslam with DJ Donnie Dee, 9:30PM

Wednesday, August 9:
Austin

Dallas
Deep Vellum Books, David Collins, Mark Phariss, and Vic Holmes participate in a panel discussion and sign Accidental Activists: Mark Phariss, Vic Holmes, and Their Fight for Marriage Equality in Texas, 7:30PM

Half Price Books Mother Ship, legendary local singer-pianist Mark Carroll will perform several of his songs and follow up with a book signing of his memoir, Reaching for the Moon, 7PM

Interabang Books, Robert Schwab, Dallas physician and author, signs his second novel, BACK SIDE OF A HURRICANE, 7PM

Murder By the Book, Wendy Walker will sign and discuss Emma In The Night, 6:30PM

Sugar Land
B&N - First Colony, Story time with local author Maria Ashworth, 10AM

Friday, August 11:
Austin
Austin Books & Comics, artist Ryan Cody signs Doc Unknown, 6PM

BookPeople, STINA LEICHT speaking & signing Blackthorne, 7PM

Dallas
Lucky Dog Books - Oak Cliff, Poets on X+ with Opalina and Carlos Salas, 8PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Holly Castillo reads and signs Texas Desire (Texas Legacy Book 2), 6PM

Saturday, August 12:
Austin
Interabang Books, Will Clarke signs The Neon Palm of Madame Melancon, 7PM

El Paso
El Paso Public Library - Memorial Park, Tumblewords Project Workshop: "There's Nothing There" with Mzuri, 12:45PM

Frisco
B&N - Stonebriar, Spotlight on Local Author: Beth Bowland signs Polaris, 2PM

Galveston
Galveston Bookshop, Philip McBride signs his Civil War historical novel, Tangled Honor, 2PM

Houston
Half Price Books - Clear Lake, Local Author Saturdays: Meet local Indie authors and pick up their latest release, while supplies last

Lubbock

B&N, Shock book signing with Chad Cartwright, 2PM

San Antonio
Dead Tree Books, Shanalee Sharboneau signs My Mama Loves Me, 2PM

Sunday, August 13:

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