Monday, May 18, 2015

Monday Roundup: May 18 - 24

Bookish events in Texas for the week of May 18 - 24, 2015:  

Special Events:
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Exhibition, Austin, February 10 - July 6

Boldface Conference for Emerging Writers, Houston,
May 18 - 22

Austin Author Affair, May 22 - 24

ComicPalooza, Houston, May 22 - 25

Monday, May 18:

Murder By the Book, Neal Griffin will sign and discuss Benefit of the Doubt, 6:30PM

Richardson Public Library, Author and University of Texas at Dallas Creative Writing teacher Blake Kimzey will present “Writing Out of the Wilderness: How to Survive Rejection and Forge a Path to Publication,” 7PM

Tuesday, May 19:
BookPeople, Bestselling Author JILLIAN LAUREN speaking & signing Everything You Ever Wanted, 7PM

grayDUCK Gallery, fields presents Disparate Elements, a new reading series celebrating some of the most exciting authors working in Austin and beyond, featuring Janalyn Guo, Richard Santos, Tatiana Ryckman, and Callie Collins, 7PM

Spider House Cafe & BallroomAustin Poetry Slam, 8PM

First United Methodist Church of Dallas, Anthony Doerr & Jim Shepard: Compassion and Catastrophe, 7:30PM

Fort Worth
The Dock Bookshop, Fort Worth Poetry Slam, 8PM

Brazos Bookstore, Jorge Luis Gonzalez Romo reads and signs THE CANTICLE OF THE WARRIOR, 7PM

Houston Maritime Museum, Dr. Jeremiah Dancy lectures from his new book The Myth of the Press Gang, 7PM
Murder By the Book, Stephen Hunter will sign and discuss I, Ripper, 6:30PM

Writespace, Writers of Color Reading and Reception with Julia Brown, Ima Oduok, Liana Silva, Mary Redd Francine Parker, and Charles Redd, 7:30PM

Sachse Public Library, Author Con featuring local authors, 6:PM

The Woodlands
B&N - The Woodlands Mall, Richard Rawlings signs Fast N' Loud Blood, Sweat and Beers, 7PM

Wednesday, May 20:
B&N - Arboretum, Chris Harrison signs The Perfect Letter A Novel, 7PM

BookPeople, Journalist ASHER PRICE speaking & signing Year of the Dunk: A Modest Defiance of Gravity, 7PM

BookWoman, celebrate BookWoman's 40th anniversary with Strange Pilgrims: A Poetry Reading
featuring poets Laurie Filipelli, Carrie Fountain, Lisa Olstein,Laurie Saurborn & Sasha West, 7PM

The Wild Detectives, Antonio Ruiz-Camacho reads and signs Barefoot Dogs, 7PM


The Heritage Society, Jerry & Marvy Finger Lecture Series: One Hundred Years of Educating Houston and the World: The San Jacinto Memorial Building presented by Grace Cynkar, 12PM

The Woodlands
B&N - Woodlands Mall, Richard Rawlings signs Fast N' Loud Blood, Sweat and Beers, 7PM

Friday, May 22:
B&N - Circuit City Plaza, Hot Summer Nights: Meet local Texas romance writers Lorelei Buckley, Terry Spear, Linda LaRoque, Debra Jupe, Susan JP Owens and Nese Lane, 6:30PM

Saturday, May 23:
B&N - Lincoln Park, Craig Johnson signs Dry Bones (Walt Longmire Series #11), 3PM

The Reading Room, SHAPE ZINES, 12PM

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, reading by Richard Hell, the author of I Dreamed I Was A Very Clean Tramp, 2PM

Half Price Books - Westheimer, Children’s author Shirley Jordan-Bellamy will sign her children’s books, 1PM

Katy Budget Books, Kathleen Baldwin discusses and signs her young adult novel A School for Unusual Girls, 2PM

Murder By the Book, Ace Atkins will sign and discuss Robert B. Parker's Kickback and Lyndsay Faye will sign and discuss her new book, The Fatal Flame, 4:30PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Katherine Center reads and signs Happiness for Beginners, 4PM

Half Price Books, local author and motivational speaker Ihsan Hasan will sell and sign his book From Male to Man, 1PM

B&N, Eighth Grave After Dark signing by Darynda Jones, 1PM

Round Rock
B&N - La Frontera, Felix Bamirin signs Forgiving Forward: The Redemption Role of the Forgiven, 2PM

Half Price Books, local author Don Forrester will sign his inspirational autobiography More Than Enough, 1PM

San Antonio

B&N - Town Square, Tim Scott signs Ben Hogan The Myths Everyone Knows, the Man No One Knew, 11AM

The Woodlands
B&N - The Woodlands, Victoria Broussard Esq signs i-Comfortable Victim, 2PM

Sunday, May 24:


San Antonio
B&N - San Pedro, contributors read from Blended Writers on the Stepfamily Experience, 1PM

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