Monday, September 7, 2015

Monday Roundup: September 7 - 13

Bookish events in Texas for the week of September 7 - September 13, 2015: 

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

Langdon Review Weekend, Granbury, September 9 - 12

Texas Word Wrangler Festival, Giddings, September 11

Alamo City Comic Con, San Antonio, September 11 - 13

DFW Literary Soulfest, Fort Worth, September 11 - 13

National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration, Lubbock, September 11 - 13

Monday, September 7:
It's Labor Day so no bookish types are laboring (at least not in public). Y'all go read Working by Studs Terkel. Happy Labor Day!

Tuesday, September 8:
BookPeople, Taking the Heat - Women Chefs Panel: featuring DEBORAH HARRIS & PATTI GIUFFRE speaking & signing Taking the Heat: Women Chefs and Gender Inequality in the Professional Kitchenwith chef panelists Jennifer Costello - The Bonneville, Erica Beneke - Max's Wine Dive, Jodi Eliott - Bribery Bakery, and Erica Waksmunski - Red Star Southern, moderated by Austin American-Statesman Food Editor ADDIE BROYLES, 7PM

Home Slice Pizza, Austin Bat Cave Story Department presents MEET ME AT THE BIKE RACKS with storytellers Stephanie Noll, Carol Ramsey, and Katherine Moore, 7:30PM

Spider House BallroomAustin Poetry Slam, 8PM

Fort Worth
The Dock Bookshop, Fort Worth Poetry Slam and Open Mic, 8PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Mark Pople reads and signs Rogers Park, 5PM

University of Houston - Downtown, reading by US POET LAUREATE ROBERT PINSKY, 5:30PM

San Antonio
The Korova, PuroSlam! with DJ Donnie Dee & Round 2 of the New Spit Showdown, 10PM

Wednesday, September 9:
Houston Public Library - Central, US POET LAUREATE ROBERT PINSKY launches The Favorite Poem Project, 6PM

Brazos Bookstore, Melissa DeCarlo reads and signs THE ART OF CRASH LANDING, 7PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Patricia Polacco will share her new picture book for children, TUCKY JO AND LITTLE HEART, 5PM

Holocaust Museum Houston, The Red Handkerchief: A Holocaust Memoir discussion and signing with Yvonne Ward-Hughes and Maria Spronk-Hughes, 6:30PM

Museum of Fine Arts Houston, US POET LAUREATE ROBERT PINSKY talk and launch of ARTlines2 Anthology: Art Becomes Poetry, followed by a signing, 6:30PM

Eldorado Country Club, Jason Matthews (Palace of Treason) will discuss “Out of the Secrecy, Into the Plot”, 11:45AM a.m.

San Antonio
Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center, reading by Daniel Orozco, 7:30PM

San Antonio
San Antonio Country Club, Lewis Fisher presents American Venice: The Epic Story of San Antonio's River, 12PM

The Southwest School of Art, Khadijah Queen poetry reading and art exhibit, 6:30PM

The Twig Book Shop, Marion Jacobson discusses and signs Squeeze This!: A Cultural History of the Accordion in America, 6PM

B&N, George Arnold signing Fire and Ice - Beyond Alchemy, 6PM

Saturday, September 12:
El Paso


B&N - Creekwalk Village, Adult Coloring Event and signing with Artist Cher Kaufmann, 2PM

Round Rock
B&N - La Frontera, Melissa Hood signs Memoirs of an ADHD Mind, 2PM

San Antonio
B&N - Town Square, Rebecca Ratliff signing Around the World in 80 Men, 3PM

Harris County Public Library - Barbara Bush Branch, Saadia Faruqi Author Talk and Book Signing: Brick Walls: Tales of Hope & Courage from Pakistan, 2PM

B&N, Melissa DeCarlo signs The Art of Crash Landing, 2PM

Rufi’s Cocina, Nuestra Voces open mic featuring poet & publisher, Sarah Frances Moran, 7PM

Sunday, September 13:

Murder By the Book, Harry Huniscker will sign and discuss The Grid and Mark Pryor will sign and discuss Hollow Man, 2PM

Hackberry Creek Country Club, Jane Austen Society of North Texas presents author and Professor Patricia Michaelson discussing “Speaking Volumes: Women and Words in the Novels of Jane Austen”, 2PM

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