Monday, September 8, 2014

Monday Roundup! September 8 - 14

Bookish events in Texas for the week of September 8 - 14, 2014:

Special Events:
Austin Feminist Poetry Festival, at Link & Pin, September 12 - 13

Literary Inspirations: The Art of Carl Köhler, Houston Central Library, July 28 - September 19, 2014

Heart of Texas Comic Con, Waco, September 12 - 14

East Texas Book Festival, Tyler Junior College - West Campus, September 13

Monday, September 8:
BookPeopleBlackbird Bakery chef and founder KAREN MORGAN speaking & signing The Everyday Art of Gluten-Free: 125 Savory and Sweet Recipes Using 6 Fail-Proof Flour Blends, 7PM

Bookwoman, HeatherAsh Amara Speaking & Signing Warrior Goddess Training: Become the Woman You Are Meant to Be, 7:30PM

B&N - Lincoln Park, Nev Schulman: In Real Life Love, Lies & Identity in the Digital Age, 7PM

King of Glory Lutheran Church, J. Tegan Broadwater will discuss the events in his 2013 book "Life in the Fish Bowl: The True Story of How a White Cop Infiltrated and Took Down 41 of the Nation's Most Notorious CRIPs," 10AM

The Wild Detectives, Wordspace Season Kickoff Party!, 7PM

Fort Worth
TCU Bookstore, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis will sign Forgetting to Be Afraid: A Memoir, 7PM

Lululemon Athletica, Former NFL player Reginald “Reggie” Jones will sign Stilettos on Gridiron, 5:30PM

Spa at II Creeks, Former NFL player Reginald “Reggie” Jones will sign Stilettos on Gridiron, 12:30PM

Tuesday, September 9:
BookPeople, BookPeople & The New Writers Project Present BRET ANTHONY JOHNSTON speaking & signing his new novel, Remember Me Like This, 7PM

LBJ Auditorium, Harry Middleton Lectureship: Elizabeth Crook will discuss her new novel Monday, Monday, based on the U.T. Tower shootings in August 1966, 6PM - there will be a book signing beginning at 5PM

Malvern Books, Raw Paw Reading Series: To debut this imprint we will be releasing the first book of the series, Bluenote, by revered Austin poet David Jewell. The event will include a reading by five very gifted writers and future Mind Maze poets: Ed Buffaloe, A.R., Jonathon Lowell, Brandy Ingram, and Paula Mendoza, 7PM

Spider House Cafe & BallroomAustin Poetry Slam, 8PM

College Station
B&N, Author Event: Mary Margaret Mann discussing and signing Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living With Alzheimer's & Other Dementias, 10AM
Brazos Bookstore, Mike Vance, Bob Dorrill & Bill McCurdy - HOUSTON BASEBALL, 7PM

East End Studio Gallery, Meet & Greet with Lalo Alcaraz - artist, cartoonist, writer & creator of "Bordertown," hosted by Nuestra Palabra & Librotraficantes, 7:30PM

Katy Budget Books, Sandy Hall signs her debut YA romance novel, A Little Something Different, 6PM

B&N, San Pedro, Sun Poets' Society Open Mic Poetry, 7PM

Southtown 101, Puro Poetry Slam!, 9:30PM

The Twig Book ShopPoets Showcase at the Twig! Featuring Darrell Pittman & Amanda Flores, 7PM

Wednesday, September 10:
BookPeopleAcclaimed Author MARGARET LEWIS FURSE speaking & signing The Hawkins Ranch in Texas: From Plantation Times to the Present, 7PM

Brave New Books, Paul Connet Speaks on Fluoride, 7PM

JESSEN AUDITORIUM IN HOMER RAINEY HALL - UT, Acclaimed writer Ian McEwan reads from his new novel, The Children Act. A reception and book signing with the Booker Prize–winning author will follow, 7PM

Dallas Center for Architecture, Luis Vidal will discuss From Process to Results with book signing to follow, 6PM

The Wild Detectives, Doug Swanson will sign and discuss Blood Aces, PM

San Antonio
San Antonio River - under the oak, Poetry Open Mic brought to you by Don Mathis & Poet Tree, 7PM

The Twig Book Shop, Jeanne Meeks, Fiction Author, Rim to Rim, 5PM

Thursday, September 11:
B&N - Arboretum, Poetry Open Mic, 7:30PM

Bookpeople, Wendy Davis, the Democratic candidate for Texas governor, will sign copies of her new memoir, "Forgetting to Be Afraid," 12:30PM

BookPeopleBestselling Author DAV PILKEY speaking & signing Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000, 6:30PM

BookPeopleMysteryPeople Presents Debut Author MINERVA KOENIG speaking & signing Nine Days: A Mystery, 7PM

Murder by the BookRichard Kadrey will sign and discuss The Getaway God, 6:30PM

Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation, Inc. / Interurban Railway Museum, Book Release Party & Signing: ''Football and Integration in Plano, Texas: Stay in There, Wildcats!'', 2PM   (followed by a signing at John Clark Stadium, 6PM)

San Antonio

Gemini Ink, Fall Kickoff Reading with Glover Davis, Bárbara Renaud González, Ito Romo, and Jan Jarboe Russell. Open mic with Paschal Murat Booker., 7PM

Saturday, September 13:
B&N - Arboretum, Meet & Greet Book-Signing With Catherine Musemeche, M.D. Small Life and Death on the Front Lines of Pediatric Surgery, 2PM

BookPeopleAcclaimed Author MARK PRYOR speaking & signing The Button Man: A Hugo Marston Novel, 3PM

Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, FLOR DE NOPAL LITERARY FESTIVAL 2014 - Workshop led by Muerta-Paz C.C. Sin-Guerra: “Being Your First Publicist: The Era of Web and Social Media Self-Representation”, 1PM

Malvern Books, An Evening with Henry Chappell & James Magnuson, 7PM

Monkeywrency Books, "Fruitvale Station" Screening & Discussion w/ The People's Task Force, 6PM

Resistencia Bookstore, Book Release for Austin’s Montopolis Neighborhood - Dr. Fred L. McGhee will be available to sign copies of his newly released Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America series book, 12PM

Caldwell Kolache Festival, J. Griffis Smith presents his book of photography, On the Road With Texas Highways, A Tribute to True Texas, 9AM

B&N - Lincoln Park, Wendy Davis:Forgetting to Be Afraid A Memoir, 5PM

Lucky Dog Books - Oak Cliff, A.C. CRISTALES Book Signing, 11AM

Lucky Dog Books - Oak Cliff, Susan Howell will sign Oil Rush: The International Tug of War, 1PM

El Paso
B&N - Fountains at Farah, Sergio Troncoso Event - discussing and signing his latest novel The Nature of Truth, 2PM

Café Mayapan, Brunch and book talk with Sergio Troncoso - The Nature of Truth, 10AM

Farmers Branch
Farmers Branch Manske Library, The North Texas Dieselpunks will be presenting a Biography of Josaphine Baker, 2PM


B&N - Vanderbilt Square, Sports Author Chet Hilburn will sign Mythical Tiger Stadium, 3PM

Blue Willow BookshopKiersten White and Stephanie Perkins will be in conversation with author Jennifer Mathieu to discuss and sign their newest novels for young adults, 2PM

Brazos Bookstore, Senator Wendy Davis - FORGETTING TO BE AFRAID, 1PM

Katy Budget BooksNathan Barber discusses and signs his teacher resource book, What Teachers Can Learn from Sports Coaches, 2PM

Moody Gallery, Jerry Jeanmard: Artist and author will sign his new book of collages, “Paper People,” at an opening reception for an exhibit of the same name featuring the collages in the book, 5PM

Lucky Dog BooksSUSAN HOWELL Book Signing for OIL RUSH, her new YA novel, 1PM

B&N - Fairway, Authors Ann Uloth Malone and Dan Becker will discuss and sign Old Sylvan Beach and the Pavilions, Texas (Images of America Series), 2PM

San Antonio
B&N - La Cantera, Local author Carol Davidson signing Speak to That Mountain, 2PM

Bexar Bibliotech, poetry reading, 2PM

The Twig Book Shop, Joe Jimenez, The Possibilities of Mud, 4PM

Viva! BookstoreSoulful Metamorphosis with Sofia Dabalsa, 12PM

South Padre Island

The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, Film screening: Pablo Neruda: The Poet's Calling, 4PM

French Room, Susan Elizabeth Phillips will discuss Heroes Are My Weakness during high tea, 2PM

B&N - Vanderbilt Square, Jessie Burton: The Miniaturist A Novel, 3PM

San Antonio
Gemini Ink, Earth Talks: Opening Lecture and Reception with poet and scholar Melissa Kwasny, author of Earth Recitals: Essays on Image and Vision, 2PM


  1. This is Shaggy from PuroSlam. We have not been at Sam's Burger Joint for years. We are currently at Southtown 101, 101 Pereida. Thanks!

    1. Thanks Shaggy. My apologies for the outdated info. I've revised the Roundup and deleted the tweet and tweeted the correct location. Enjoy the Slam!