Monday, September 28, 2015

Monday Roundup September 28 - October 4

Bookish events in Texas for the week of September 28 - October 4, 2015: 

Special Events:
Voces Americanas: Latino Literature in the United States (a Humanities Texas exhibit), San Antonio, September 1 - October 8

Banned Books Week, September 27 - October 3

Georgetown Poetry Festival, October 2 - 4

The Edgar Allan Poe Victorian Festival (OkPoeberfest), Dallas, October 3 - 31

Author Extravaganza, Llano, October 3

Evening with the Authors, Lockhart, October 3

LibroFEST, Houston, October 3

Tweens Read, Pasadena, October 3

Buns and Roses: Romance Tea for Literacy, Richardson, October 4

Monday, September 28:
BookPeople, MysteryPeople Presents Lone Star Crime: REAVIS Z. WORTHAM speaking & signing Dark Places, BEN REHDER speaking & signing Bum Steer, and BILL CRIDER speaking & signing Between the Living and the Dead, 7PM

Brookdale at Beckett Meadows, Austin Poetry Caravan reading, 6PM


Murder By the Book, Martin Walker will sign and discuss the latest Bruno book, The Patriarch, 6:30PM

University of Houston, Fiston Mwanza Mujila will read from his debut novel, Tram 83, assisted by his translator, Roland Glasser, 1PM

Irving Public Library - South, Author Leigh Bardugo's Six of Crows Launch Party, 7PM

Tuesday, September 29:
BookPeople, The Magic and Mayhem Tour: Bestselling Author LEIGH BARDUGO speaking & signing Six of Crows (in conversation with YA author of Dumplin' JULIE MURPHY), 7PM

Hole in the Wall, Bat City Review's fall kickoff featuring Nick Almeida Miller, John Fry, & David Schaefer, 6:30PM

Spider House BallroomAustin Poetry Slam, 8PM

HKS, Inc., photo-essayist Loli Kantor presents work from her new book, Beyond the Forest, 6:30PM

Fort Worth
AWTY International School, Fiston Mwanza Mujila will read from his debut novel, Tram 83, assisted by his translator, Roland Glasser, 9:30AM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Ransom Riggs will appear in conversation with Tahereh Mafi (SHATTER ME) to discuss and sign LIBRARY OF SOULS, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Fiston Mwanza Mujila and Roland Glasser read & sign TRAM 83, 7PM

Briscoe Museum of Western Art, Marian Haddad poetry reading, 6:30PM

The Korova, PuroSlam! with DJ Donnie Dee, 10PM

Wednesday, September 30:
Murder By the Book, Karin Slaughter will sign and discuss Pretty Girls, 6:30PM

San Antonio

The Twig Book Shop, H. Palmer Hall Commemorative Reading, 7PM

San Marcos
Wittliff Collections, reading by poet and author Tracy K. Smith, 3:30PM

Friday, October 2:
BookPeople, Local Author Night: Austin Novelist DWAINES LAWLESS speaking & signing Cajun Moon, 7PM

Brave New Books, Unspoken: Voluntaryist open mic for speakers, thinkers and artists, 7PM

Half Price Books Mother Ship, C. Alexander London will discuss and sign his new middle grade book The Wild Ones, 5PM

Half Price Books Mother Ship, Dallas Poets Community presents a reading by Vicki Mandell-King + open mic, 7PM

Richland College Library, Fiston Mwanza Mulila will read from his debut novel, Tram 83, assisted by his translator, Roland Glasser, 11AM

SMU, Morehshin Allahyari and Daniel Rourke will discuss their project The Additivist Manifesto and their upcoming publication, The Additivist Cookbook, 9AM

SMU, Fiston Mwanza Mujila reads from his debut novel, Tram 83, assisted by his translator, Roland Glasser, 2PM

El Paso
Sergio Troncoso Library, Sergio Troncoso will sign books at the renaming of the library, 2PM

Fort Worth
TCU Bookstore, Wm. Paul Young will discuss and sign Eve, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, J. Kastely discusses and signs THE RHETORIC OF PLATO’S REPUBLIC, 7PM

The Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center, reading by poet and author Tracy K. Smith, 7:30PM

San Antonio
Our Lady of the Lake, San Antonio Poet Laureate Laurie Ann Guerrero signing A Crown for Gumecindo, 6PM

Our Lady of the Lake, an evening of poetry and music with San Antonio Poet Laureate Laurie Ann Guerrero, 7PM

Saturday, October 3:
Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: The Art of Improvisation with author Nancy Green, 12:45PM

Fort Worth
American Airlines C.R. Smith Flight Museum, Buzz Aldrin signs Welcome to Mars: Making a Home on the Red Planet, 10AM

B&N - Firewheel Mall, Signing Event With Tessa Dare and 15 Romance authors, 2PM

Brazos Bookstore, Celebrate Banned Books with Arte Público, Gulf Coast Journal, Houston Public Library, Tony Diaz, Eloísa Pérez-Lozano, and Jesús Salvador Treviño, 7PM (reception at 6PM)

Writespace, Haunted Authors Ball, 7PM (character costumes encouraged)


The Twig Book Shop, Paul Pineda reads and signs Valley of Tears, 6PM

Viva! Bookstore, Sally Wester Weismann reads and discusses August 26, 2013: The Day of Understanding, 1PM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre, Book signing, discussion and reception with Timothy Woodward, author of IF I TOLD YOU SO, 1PM


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