Monday, January 8, 2018

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR 1/8-14

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of January 8-14, 2018: 

Special Events:
2018 Pulpwood Queens Girlfriend Weekend, Nacogdoches, January 11-14

Ongoing Exhibits:

Spring Street Studios, Tooth & Tail: a staged reading and discussion with local playwright Elizabeth A. M. Keel, 7:30PM

Tuesday, January 9:
Austin
Interbang Books, Jack Repp discussing and signing Dreams and Jealousy: The Story of Holocaust Survivor Jack Repp, 7PM

Denton
Spiderweb Salon HQ, LOW POWER RADIO zine workshop, 7PM

Houston
Murder By the Book, Michael H. Rubin will sign and discuss Cashed Out, 6:30PM

San Antonio
Thursday, January 11:
Austin


The Writing Barn, Workshop: "Submitting Your Work: The Key to the Perfect Query" with Molly Schulman, 6:30PM

Burnet
Herman Brown Free Library, Coffee Talks Series presents Vanetta Chapman, author of the Shipshewana Amish Mystery Series and the Pebble Creek Amish Series, 1:30PM

Houston

MECA, Savannah Blue Arts & Outreach presents Black Lines Poetry featuring Anthony McPherson, ranked 2nd in the world at the Individual World Poetry Slam 2017, RJ Wright, winner of the 2017 Bayou City Poetry Slam, and Nigerian poet Ayokunle Falomo, 7PM

Rudyard's Pub, Houston Public Poetry presents The PM Show featuring poets Chris Diaz, Sharon Marie Olson Rosales, Chris Wise, and Juliane Tran, 6:30PM

Plano
Congregation Anshai Torah, JCC Dallas Bookfest series presents Randy Susan Meyers reading and signing The Widow of Wall Street, 7PM

San Antonio
San Antonio Public Library - Carver, "Afro Pens and Conversations" (part of Dreamweek), 6:30PM

Sugar Land
Apanas Coffee & Beer, NeoSoul Poetry Slam featuring Rage Almighty, 6PM

BookPeople, Special Guest Author Story Time: Cristee Cook reading Your Hands Can Change the World, 11:30AM

Half Price Books - North Lamar, local author Victorious Grace will sell and sign copies of her inspirational memoir, In the Hands of a Loving Father, 1PM

Dallas
Interabang Books, Congratulations to Interabang Books for winning the Guiness World Record Bookstore Challenge! Join them today for a celebration with Josh Horton, who holds the record for the longest time juggling five basketballs at once (1 minute, 10.97 seconds), 1PM

El Paso
San Antonio
Jump-Start Performing Arts Center, "Stronger Together: Neighbors in Sovereignty" - poems recreated into performances with an open-mic poetry slam to follow, 7PM

San Antonio Public Library - Central, Our Family Reads: The Mayor’s Book Club Kick Off, 2PM


Webster
B&N - Baybrook, Gulf Coast Poets meeting featuring Outspoken Bean, 10:30AM

The Woodlands
B&N - Woodlands Mall, Karen Norton signing Mom, God's Got This: Jamie's Story, 2PM

Sunday, January 14:

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