Monday, February 9, 2015

Monday Roundup: February 9 - 15

Bookish events in Texas for the week of February 9 - 15, 2015:

Monday, February 9:

Wyly Studio Theater, Oral Fixation presents "Two Peas in a Pod," 8PM

El Paso
Grynde Bar, Bordersenses Barbed Wired Open Mic, 8PM

Tuesday, February 10:

Murder By the Book, Michael Sears will sign and discuss Long Way Down, 6:30PM

Warehouse Live, Houston Moth StorySLAM: Love Hurts, 7:30PM

Wednesday, February 11:
Taschen library at the Joule Hotel, Dian Hanson book signing, 11AM

Texas Theatre, Oral Fixation presents "Two Peas in a Pod," 8PM

Denton Public Library - North Branch, Merritt Tierce author visit, book reading and Q&A, 6PM
Mabee Library - UIW, Octavio Quintanilla reads from his poetry collection, If I Go Missing, 6PM

Olmos Bharmacy, San Antonio Sun Poets Society, 6PM

Thursday, February 12:
Allen Public Library, readings from the poetry of award-winning author Dr. Flowers Rivera, 7:30PM


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

Bookpeople, Author of The Introvert's Way SOPHIA DEMBLING speaking & signing Introverts in Love: The Quiet Way to Happily Ever After, 7PM

Bookwoman, Second Thursday Open Mic featuring AR Rogers & Sarah Hackley, 7PM

Malvern Books, Novel Night February ’15: Ernie Wood will read from his novel One Red Thread  and Howard A. Schwartz will read from his novel Flight of the Crow, 7PM

Mr. Catfish & More, Neo Soul (Open Mic and Slam), 8:30PM

Dozen Street, BedPost Confessions social mixer, 7PM

Belton Public Library, Temple Live Poets (Open Mic), 5:30PM

Highland Park United Methodist Church, M. O. Walsh presents My Sunshine Away, 11:30AM

SMU - DeGolyer Library, Book signing and lecture with Ezra Greenspan: William Wells Brown: An African American Life, 6PM

El Paso
The Little Temple, EPCC Papagayo Project: author readings with M. Miranda Maloney, Robin Scofield, Carolina Monsivais, Celina Villagarcia and poet Nancy Green, 7PM

UTEP's Centennial Museum, Authentic Texas: People of the Big Bend exhibit opens, 6PM

Fort Worth
Fort Worth Public Library - Central Branch, Henry Chappell reads and signs Silent We Stood, 6:30PM

Embassy Suites-Frisco, 3rd Annual ''Join the Fight'' Luncheon: Sugar Ray Leonard presents his memoir The Big Fight: My Life In and Out of the Ring, 11:30AM


Sheraton Houston Brookhollow Hotel, Breakfast Connection with Larry Payne as he presents The Heart of Houston, 6:45AM

Sicardi gallery, Gulf Coast Literary Journal Valentine's Day bash & fundraiser, 6PM

San Marcos
Alkek Library TSU, Wittliff Collections presents Heather Christie poetry reading, 3:30PM

Friday, February 13:
Bookpeople, Bestselling Middle Grade Author GORDON KORMON speaking & signing  Masterminds, 7PM

Bookwoman, V-Day Erotica Reading, 7PM

The Institution Theater, LoveFest, 8PM

B&N - Arboretum, Meet & Greet Book Signing With Clark GrayLegendary Life Of Bee Ho Gray, 2PM

Bookpeople, storytime with local author/ illustrator Keith Graves where he'll be reading his latest picture book, Second Banana, 10AM

Farewell Books, 2 Year Anniversary Party, 7PM

The Institution Theater, LoveFest, 8PM

B&N - Parkdale Mall, Andrea' Porter Book Signing Love is All We're After, 1PM

El Paso
The Dojo, performance poet Dick Bakken will present a workshop on “Origin of the Valentine" followed by a reading, 9:30AM


Paragraphs on Padre Boulevard, Literary Mercado, 1PM

B&N, Gulf Coast Poets Monthly Meeting with Featuring , 10:30AM

Sunday, February 15:
Kick Butt Coffee, Spoken and Heard, 7PM

Spider House Ballroom, Swipe To The Right Night II: a special Valentine's Day hangover dinner and story-telling event, 7PM

Brazilian Arts Foundation Cultural Center, The Flamenco Poets Society presents España en el Corazón / Spain in the Heart: Antonio Machado and Pablo Neruda bilingual readings by Ben Lind and Julietta Parra Ducote, 3PM

Half Price Books, local author James Howell signs Countdown to Atomgeddon: The Race to Build the First Atomic Bomb, 1PM

San Antonio
B&N - La Cantera, New Writers Event: Suzanne Bolner signs On Earth, Ambasssador Sichan Siv signs Golden State Love and Conflict in Hostile Lands, J. G. Schwartz signs Inventing Madness, Mark F. Wise signs Conversations with Blanchie, Chance Maree signs Dark Matter Tiding, Paula King-Harper signs Prosperous Living, Ken Miller signs Guanaja - A Caribbean Island and Brian Kenneth Swain signs Sistina: a Novel, 2PM

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