Monday, November 27, 2017

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR 11/27-12/3

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of November 27-December 3, 2017: 

Special Events:
First Paragraph Ranch Weekend Writers' Retreat with Tex Thompson, Spur, December 1-3

Texas Christian University Holiday Book Fest, Fort Worth, December 2

Houston Writers Guild Gala and Toy Drive, December 2

Ongoing Exhibits:
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Walter Isaacson discusses LEONARDO DA VINCI, 7:30PM [ticketed event]

Tuesday, November 28:
Austin

El Paso

Fort Worth
The Fort Worth Club, Walter Isaacson discusses and signs Leonard Da Vinci, 12PM

Houston

San Antonio

Deep Vellum Books, Launch party for Reunion: The Dallas Review Volume VII, 7PM

The Wild Detectives, Andrea Amosson will read and sign √Črase una vez Laurides, 7:30PM [Spanish event]

Fort Worth
Murder By the Book, Marc Cameron will sign and discuss Tom Clancy Power and Empire, 6:30PM

Poison Girl, Poison Pen Reading Series featuring Gulf Coast editors, 8:30PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Ben Koush discusses and signs Constructing Houston’s Future: The Architecture of Arthur Evan Jones & Lloyd Morgan Jones, 5PM

Talento Bilingue de Houston, Abel R. Garcia releases Market Yourself to the Top Series #5: El Plan de Trabajo, 6PM

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

Friday, December 1:
Austin
B&N - Arboretum, Pix, Volume 1: One Weirdest Weekend book signing with Gregg Schigiel, 7PM

Malvern Books, Pterod√°ctilo presents a Poetry & Ptamales Party, 6:30PM

Dallas
Inprint House, First Friday Reading Series: Jeremy Eugene, 8:30PM

San Antonio
Rendon Photography & Fine Art, Jessie N.M. Simpson signs The King William Area: A History and Guide to the Houses, 6PM

Rendon Photography & Fine Art, Edna Campos Gravenhorst signing San Antonio's Historic Market Square, 6:30PM

The Twig Book Shop, Joe Holley and Peter Brown discuss and sign Hometown Texas, 5:30PM

Saturday, December 2:
Abilene
Texas Star Trading Company, Laura Wilson will sign the third expanded edition of Watt Matthews of Lambshead, 1PM

Austin

St. Edward's University, Writers' League of Texas workshop: "Structuring Successful Screenplays Using the Nutshell Technique" with Jill Chamberlain, 10AM

Comfort
El Paso Public Library - Memorial Park, Tumblewords Project Workshop: "Implication" with Kit Wren, 12:45PM

Fort Worth
Fort Worth Restaurant of the Mind, Emma Gingerich will discuss and and sign Runaway Amish Girl: The Great Escape, 2PM

Monkey & Dog Books, Alan C. Elliot will read and sign Willy the Texas Longhorn, a Christmas tale, 11AM


Writespace, Workshop: "Scrivener 101" with Cassandra Rose Clarke, 1PM

Young Neighborhood Library, Public Poetry Reading Series featuring Niki Herd, Ching-in Chen, Erica Nicole, Henk Rossouw, and RJ Wright, 2PM

Humble
B&N - Deerbrook Mall, Story time with Lashandra Hall, author of Dancing In My Shoes, 1PM

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

Huntsville
Sam Houston Museum, Ron Rozelle launches EXILED: THE LAST DAYS OF SAM HOUSTON, TBA

Midland
B&N, Richard Douglas Spence signing Andrew Jackson Donelson, 12PM

Port Neches
Fleur Fine Books, Kristi Burden will discuss and sign The Village Girl Handbook, 3PM

San Antonio
B&N - La Cantera, Joe Holley signing Hometown Texas, 3PM

Central Library, authors Edna Campos Gravenhorst and Al Rendon take you through early San Antonio history as illustrated in their hot-off-the-press books, 2PM

The Twig Book Shop, Liara Tamani signs Calling My Name, 11AM

The Twig Book Shop, Dr. Dawn Youngblood signs The SMS Ranch, 2PM

Webster
B&N - Baybrook, Meet the Author: Joseph Willis, 2PM

Sunday, December 3:
Austin
Brazos Bookstore, Holiday Open House, 5:30PM

Mansfield
Half Price Books, Local Author Sundays: Meet local Indie authors and pick up their latest release, while supplies last

San Antonio
B&N - La Cantera, Phyllis Clark Nichols signing Christmas at Grey Sage, 2PM

The Twig Book Shop, John Manguso signs Camp Bullis, 11AM

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