Monday, February 5, 2018

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR 2/5-11

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of February 5-11, 2018: 

Special Events:
FronteraFest 2018, Austin, January 16-February 17

Lone Star Ink Writing Conference, Dallas, February 8-10

Humanities Texas presents Texas Storytime: A Family Reading Program, Midland, February 8-March 15

North Texas Comic Book Show, Irving, February 10-11

10th Annual Romance Readers Social, Pflugerville, February 10

Ongoing Exhibits:
Austin

Angelika Film Cente, Award-winning advertising executive, filmmaker and author David Baldwin discussing his new book, The Belief Economy: How to Give a Damn, Stop Selling, and Create Buy In, 7PM

B&N - Lincoln Park, Twelve Years of Turbulence: The Inside Story of American Airlines' Battle for Survival book signing with Gary Kennedy, 7PM
Austin
Murder By the Book, Terry Shames will sign and discuss A Reckoning in the Back Country, and James W. Ziskin will sign and discuss Cast The First Stone, 6:30PM


Spring

Sugar Land
Blue Willow Bookshop, Illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser reading and signing the final FANCY NANCY picture book, FANCY NANCY: OODLES OF KITTENS, 5PM

Cesar Chavez High School, Space City Preliminary Slam: Compete for your spot on the Meta-Four Houston youth slam team, ranked #5 in the world, 6PM

Murder By the Book, Alex Berenson will sign and discuss his newest John Wells novel, The Deceivers, 6:30PM

San Antonio
Trinity University, Trinity Review Love & Anti-Love Poem Contest, 4:30PM


UTSA, Public Reading and Q&A by Chigozie Obioma, author of The Fishermen, 7PM

Saturday, February 10:
Austin
Apanas Coffee & Beer, NeoSoul $200 Slam Hosted by Christopher Michael, 6PM

Austin Public Library - Manchaca Road, Karen Bartell launches her new novel, Sacred Heart, and conducts an e-publishing workshop, 1:30PM

BookPeople, Author Guest Story Time: Ben Clanton reading It Came in the Mail and Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea, 10:30AM


BookWoman, Unadoptable Joy: A Reading with J.L. Wright, 5:30PM

St. Edward's University, Writers' League of Texas workshop: "Write Before You Write: Steps to Take Before You Draft" with Jennifer Ziegler, 10AM

Boerne
Patrick Heath Public Library, Paula King-Harper will sign her books, including Prosperous Living, 11AM

El Paso
El Paso Public Library - Memorial Park, Tumblewords Project Workshop: "Zora's Story" with Nancy Lorenza Green, 12:45PM

Houston
Art Studio on the Boulevard, The Ocotillo Review - Winter Edition Release Party, 6PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Obert Skye will sign his new book, GEEKED OUT, 11AM


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

Half Price Books - Westheimer, Vietnam War veteran, Houston doctor, and author Samuel Axelrad, M.D. signing Peaceful Bones, 1PM

Murder By the Book, Jaime Questell will sign and discuss her debut novel, By a Charm and a Curse, 4:30PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Dana Barney reading and signing Half Life, 3PM

Lampasas
Wildflowers on the Wall, Bestselling Lampasas author Michael Lee Lanning will sign his books Double T Double Cross Double Take and Texas Aggies in Vietnam: War Stories, 11AM

Lubbock
B&N, Apocalypse Breed book signing with Adrian Rockwell, 1PM

B&N, Hidden History of the Llano Estacado book signing with Paul Carlson, 4PM

McAllen
B&N - Palms Crossing, Christina DeMara book signing to benefit Global Family Visions Inc., 9AM & 3PM

Southlake
Austin
Dallas Museum of Art, Arts & Letters Live presents Paul Auster, author of 4 3 2 1, in conversation with Will Evans of Deep Vellum Publishing, 7PM

The Foundry Club, Writing Workshops Dallas presents: "Should I Self-Publish or Seek Traditional Publishing?" with Blake Atwood, 3PM

Interabang Books, Alex Berenson reading and signing THE DECEIVERS, 3PM

Half Price Books Mothership, local author Charity Marie will sell and sign copies from her children's book series, Jason & Lizzy, and local author Ryan Armstrong will sell and sign his romance book, Back to the Start, 1PM

Houston

Rudyard's Pub, The Passion Series featuring poets Kevin Prufer, Mark Irwin, John Gorman, and Andrew Clegg, 1PM

Watauga
Half Price Books, retired, decorated combat-cavalry soldier and local author Tank Gunner will sell and sign his military book, Cookie Johnson, 1PM


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