Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR 11/13-19

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of November 13-19, 2017: 

Special Events:
Odessa Shakespeare Festival, November 17-18

2017 Wizard World Comic Con Austin, November 17-19

Ongoing Exhibits:
Austin


El Paso
The Black Orchid Lounge, The Barbed Wire Open Mic Series featuring A.N.T., 8PM
River Oaks Bookstore, Laura Bohn discusses and signs Laura Bohn: Ways of Seeing, 5PM

Wilchester Elementary School, Jeff Kinney will sign the newest book, DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE GETAWAY, 4:30PM [sold out]

North Richland Hills
North Richland Hills Library, Writing Camp: The Business of Writing with local author Trakena Prevost, 6PM

San Antonio

Denton
UNT - Willis Library, Visiting Writers Series: Padma Viswanathan Q&A, 4PM

UNT - Sage Hall, Padma Viswanathan reads from her bestselling debut novel, The Toss of a Lemon, 8PM

Frisco
B&N - Stonebriar, Jonathan Stokes signs Addison Cooke and the Tomb of the Khan, 9AM

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

Murder By the Book, Michelle Hodkin will sign and discuss The Becoming of Noah Shaw, and C.C. Hunter will sign and discuss The Mortician's Daughter: One Foot in the Grave, 6:30PM

UH - MD Anderson Library, Poetry & Prose presents readings from Martha Serpas’s Eco Poetics Course, 5:30PM

Vidor
Vidor Public Library, Alene Veatch Dunn will sign her new book Memories Of The Way It Was, 10AM

Thursday, November 16:
Austin
First United Methodist Church of Dallas, Arts & Letters Live presents Dan Rather discussing What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism with Krys Boyd of KERA's "Think," 7:30PM

SMU - Fondren Library, Friends of the SMU LIbraries presents David D. Kruger discussing and signing J. C. Penney: The Man, the Store, and American Agriculture, 6PM

The Wild Detectives, Anthony Chaney reads and signs Runaway: Gregory Bateson, the Double Bind, and the Rise of Ecological Consciousness, 7:30PM

Houston

Midland
George W. Bush Childhood Home, Laura Bush Literacy Program Reading Event, 4:30PM 

The Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center, an evening with Eric Metaxas, author of Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World, 7PM
San Angelo

Private residence, Dana Glossbrenner presents "One Writer's Trip: The Lark", 3:30PM
San Antonio
B&N - First Colony, Story time with local author Maria Ashworth, 10AM

Victoria
University of Houston-Victoria, American Book Review Reading Series hosts Frederick Luis Aldama, 12PM

Friday, November 17:
Austin
B&N - Champions, Slobberknocker: My Life in Wrestling book signing with Jim Ross, 7PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, included poets read from and sign the Texas Poetry Calendar 2018, 5PM

Brazos Bookstore, James P. McCollom discusses and signs THE LAST SHERIFF IN TEXAS, 7PM

Rudyard's Pub, Gulf Coast Reading Series featuring Beth Ann Fennelly, Molly McCully Brown, Theodora Bishop, and Justin Jannise, 7PM

Kyle
Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center, award-winning poet Gabrielle Calvocoressi reads from and signs her new collection, Rocket Fantastic: Poems, 7:30PM

San Antonio




Interabang Books, James Haley reads and signs A DARKER SEA, 3PM

PDNB Gallery, Peter Brown and Joe Holley will speak about and read from their new book, Hometown Texas, 6PM


The Writer's Garret, Workshop: "Modes in Poems" with Natasha Sajé, Ph.D, 1PM

El Paso

El Paso Public Library - Memorial Park, Tumblewords Project Workshop: "Ripping the Veil: Images, Incantations, and the Creative Writer" with Daniel Chacón, 12:45PM

Galveston
Galveston Bookshop, Bartee Haile signs Unforgettable Texans, 2PM

Houston
B&N - River Oaks, Joan Murray signs her devotional, I MUST Pray, 2PM

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

Murder By the Book, Brandon Sanderson will sign and discuss Oathbringer, 2PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Johnnie Bernhard reads and signs A Good Girl, 3PM

Writespace, Workshop: Technical Writing with Andreana Binder, 1PM

Hurst
B&N - NE Mall, Meet & Greet and book signing with Alan Elliott, author of Willie the Texas Longhorn, and Meet & Greet and book signing with Neil A. White, author of Closure: A Novel, 1PM

Port Neches
Fleur Fine Books, Meet & Greet with author Jake "Buddy" Saunders, and Meet & Greet and book signing with author Will Murray, 3PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Pam Canington signs I Went, I Saw, I Shared, 11AM

Sugar Land
Half Price Books, local author Elizabeth Dettling Moreno will sell and sign her children's book, Sancho the Silly Billy Goat, 1PM [plus story time at 3PM]

Sunday, November 19:
Austin
Brazos Bookstore, David Biespiel discusses and signs EDUCATION OF A YOUNG POET, 5PM

San Antonio
B&N - La Cantera, San Antonio Romance Authors signing with Priscilla Oliveras, J. Kenner, Holly Castillo, and LM Gonzalez, 2PM


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