Monday, May 19, 2014

Monday Round-up, May 19 - 25

Bookish events in Texas for the week of May 19 - 25, 2014:

Special Events

The Boldface Conference for Emerging Writers, Presented by University of Houston - Glass Mountain and University of Houston - Creative Writing Program at University of Houston - Central CampusMay 19-23

Comicpalooza - The Texas International Comic Con! Houston, May 23-26

Monday, May 19:

Barnes & Noble, Lincoln Park, Jeffery Deaver to Discuss and Sign The Skin Collector, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, I Have to Go Back to 1994 and Hustle a Beast: An Evening of Poetry, A Reading by Elizabeth Lyons, Karyna McGlynn, Frances Justine Post, and David Tomas Martinez, 7PM

Murder by the BookDavid Downing will sign and discuss his newest stand-alone Jack of Spies, 6:30PM

Tuesday, May 20:
BookPeople Presents Guggenheim and Stegner Fellow STACEY D'ERASMO speaking & signing Wonderland, 7PM

Spider House Cafe & Ballroom, Austin Poetry Slam, 8PM
Every Tuesday night at Spiderhouse, poetry, score cards and cash prizes come together for an evening of competitive art.

Barnes & Noble, Lincoln Park, Longmire Author Craig Johnson to Discuss and Sign Any Other Name, 7PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Jarrett Krosoczka will sign his books, including PEANUT BUTTER JELLYFISH, his latest picture book, 5PM

The Woodlands
Barnes & Noble, The Woodlands Mall, K. L. Armstrong: Odin's Ravens, 6PM

Wednesday, May 21:

Malvern Books, W. Joe’s Poetry Corner
Presenting W. Joe’s Poetry Corner, in which our host W. Joe Hoppe interviews a poet, who will then give a reading and answer questions from audience members. 7PM


Half Price Mother ShipMeet Texas gardening expert, radio host and writer Neil Sperry. Neil will sign his new book, Neil Sperry’s Lone Star Gardening, 4PM 


Horchow Auditorium, DMA Arts & Letters Live, Rick Atkinson - "From D-Day to V-Day," 7:30PM

Nasher Gallery Lab Featuring Poets Bruce Bond and Corey Marks, 6PM

Menil Collection, Presented by Writers in the Schools (WITS) and Menil Collection, The Watchful Eye: A WITS Student Reading, 7PM

River Oaks BookstoreKeva Horry - Glamorous Sacrifice: Life…in the Shadow of Championships, 5PM

Friday, May 23:
Barnes & Noble, Arboretum, Meet & Greet Book Signing With Joanne DiMaggio
Your Soul Remembers Accessing Your Past Lives through Soul Writing, 6PM

BookPeople Presents National Advocacy Director of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation JOSH RUEBNER speaking & signing Shattered Hopes: The Failure of Obama's Middle East Peace Process, 7PM

Barnes & Noble, Preston Royal Shopping Center, Duct Tape Parenting A Less Is More Approach to Raising Respectful, Responsible, and Resilient KidsAuthor Signing, 11AM

Hilton Anatole, The Ecomomist's John Mickelthwait & Adrian Wooldridge - The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State, 12PM


MysteryPeople Presents #1 New York Times-Bestselling Author DOUGLAS PRESTON speaking & signing The Kraken Project, 4PM

Malvern BooksThe Lion & The Pirate Unplugged
In association with VSA Texas (The State Organization on Arts and Disability) and the Pen2Paper Creative Writing Contest (a project of the Coalition of Texans with Disabilities), we’re delighted to present an inclusive (mic-less) open mic for writers and musicians. Join us for this fun and friendly evening suitable for performers of all ages and abilities! 7PM

Barnes & Noble, Preston Royal Shopping Center, Gregg Jones signs Last Stand at Khe Sanh, 2PM

El Paso
Barnes & Noble, Fountains at Farah, El Paso Days Elroy Bode Author Signing, 2PM


Half Price Books, Poet Giselle Robinson will present readings and sign her latest book, Cadence. Books available for purchase from the author with proceeds going toward Giselle Robinson’s cancer treatment, 1PM

Barnes & Noble, Northcross, Dr. David Bowles signing Flower, Song, Dance: Mayan and Aztec Poetry, 2PM


The Woodlands
Barnes & Noble, The Woodlands Mall, Lewis Price: God Did It, 2PM

Sunday, May 25:
Barnes & Noble, Arboretum, Kay Robertson: D Is for Duck Calls, 10AM

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