Monday, May 21, 2018

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR May 21-27, 2018

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of May 21-27, 2018: 

Special Events:
New Ideas 2: A Festival of New Plays, Dallas, May 18-26

Elena Gallego Rare Books Pop-up Shop, San Antonio, May 19-June 3

Boldface Conference, Houston, May 21-25

Comicpalooza, Houston, May 25-27

Ongoing Exhibits:
Austin

Dallas
Dallas Museum of Art, Arts & Letters Live presents award-winning author Michael Ondaatje discussing his new novel, Warlight, with author Bret Anthony Johnston, director of the Michener Center for Writers, 7:30PM

Half Price Books - The Mothership, Katherine Center reading and signing How to Walk Away, 7PM [numbered-pass event]

The Mix, PuroSlam, 9:30PM

The Twig Book Shop, Barbara Ras and Kathy Fagan Poetry Reading, 6PM

Weslaco
Austin
Deep Vellum Books, Nonfiction Authors Association DFW Monthly Meetup, 7PM

Interabang Books, Amy Poeppel reading and signing LIMELIGHT, 7PM

The Wild Detectives, Ijeoma Oluo discussing and signing So You Want to Talk about Race, 7:30PM

Fort Worth
The Fort Worth Club, The World Affairs Council of DFW hosts Bret Baier discussing and signing Three Days in Moscow: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of the Soviet Empire, 11:30AM

Houston
B&N - Vanderbilt Square, In My Hands: Compelling Stories from a Surgeon and His Patients Fighting Cancer book signing with Steven A. Curley, 12PM

Brazos Bookstore, Dickson Lam reading and signing PAPER SONS, 7PM

Katy Budget Books, Summer Slam for teens and kids, 6PM


River Oaks Bookstore, Michael Eason discussing and signing Wildflowers of Texas, 5PM

San Antonio

Friday, May 25:
Austin

Houston
Kaboom Books, Poetry of the Imagination: A Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Reading, 7PM

Library Coffee and Wine House, Xone Poetry presents Rhythmz II: Spring 'n da Groove, 7PM

Saturday, May 26:
Austin
River Oaks Bookstore, poetry and art with Mong-Lan, 3PM

B&N - San Pedro, Ned Wolf signing Nandia's Children, 4PM

Imagine Books & Records, Dali's Mustache: Poetry and Music, 8PM

The Twig Book Shop, Kevin Greenblat signing Plant Life of Western Texas, 11AM

Tyler
B&N, The Truck That Could Not Move book signing with Rosemarie Swadley Davis, 2PM

Sunday, May 27:
Austin

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