Monday, October 26, 2015

Monday Roundup: October 26 - November 1

Bookish events in Texas for the week of October 26 - November 1, 2015: 

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

Gabriel García Márquez: His Life and Legacy Symposium, Austin, October 28 - 30

East Texas Christian Writers Conference, Marshall, October 30 - 31

International Literature Festival, Houston, October 30 - 31

Wizard World Comic Con, Austin, October 30 - 31

Halloween ComicFest 2015, Houston, October 31

Ann & Stephen Kaufman Jewish Book & Arts Fair, Houston, November 1 - 15

NaNoWriMo, November 1 - 30

Voces Americanas: Latino Literature in the United States, Wichita Falls, November 1 - December 1

Houston Museum of Natural Science Distinguished Lecture Series: Marilyn Johnson discusses and signs Lives in Ruins: Archeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble, 6:30PM

Houston Museum of Natural Science, HMNS Distinguished Lecture Series: , 6:30PM

Katy Budget Books, Happy Hallow-Teen Event with Gena Showalter, Kady Cross, and Amy Lukavics + costume contest and snacks, 6PM

Lawndale Art Center, 28th Annual Dia de los Muertas: ROCO Connections: Musical and Literary Ofrenda, 5:30PM

Legacy Lounge - UH, Glass Mountain presents the HalloReading,7PM

B&N - Vista Ridge, 20-Year Anniversary Celebration!, 7PM

Mahon Library, Michelle Newby presents "How to Get Your Book Reviewed" to the Caprock Writers' Alliance, 7PM

San Antonio

Aaron Family JCC, Ronald Balson will discuss Saving Sophie, 7PM

Kettle Arts Gallery, Pegasus Reading Series featuring Joe Milazzo, Jill Talbot, and Kathleen Winter, 8PM

University of North Texas, UNT Visiting Writers Series presents a reading and book signing by Claire Vaye Watkins, 8PM


Holocaust Museum Houston, Richard Breitman lectures from FDR and the Jews, 6:30PM

Murder By the Book, Lisa Scottoline will sign and discuss Corrupted, 6:30PM

San Antonio
Our Lady of the Lake University, Owen Lewis reads from Best Man at the inaugural event of the Social Justice Reading Series, 7:30PM

Thursday, October 29:

Jackson Fine Art & Antiques Gallery, David K. Langford presents Fog at Hillingdon, 5PM

Poison Girl Bar, Poison Pen Reading Series featuring Kathleen Winter, 8:30PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Angela Williams discusses and signs Hush Now, Baby, 5PM

West University Community Center, Chris Tomlinson discusses Tomlinson Hill, 6:30PM

Texas Tech English Auditorium, Creative Writing Program Reading Series presents Merritt Tierce, 7:30PM

San Antonio
Friday, October 30:
Malvern Books, Chaitali Sen Book Launch for The Pathless Sky, 7PM

Bath House Cultural Center, storytelling for teens and adults: Ghosts, 7PM

El Paso
The Grooovy Smoothie Café, ForWord Volume III Chapbook release party, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, The Gulf Coast Reading Series, 7PM

Katy Budget Books, C. C. Hunter discusses and signs Unspoken, 6PM

Writespace, Frightspace Open Mic & Contest, 7:30PM

Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center, Texas State presents: Lydia Davis, 7:30PM

San Antonio
B&N - Northwoods, Halloween Author Signing: Demonic Visions Horror Tales, 7PM

All Hallows' Eve:
Bath House Cultural Center, storytelling for children: Ghosts, 2PM

Bath House Cultural Center, storytelling for teens and adults: Ghosts, 7PM

El Paso
Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: Day of the Dead/ Día de los Muertos with Raquel Mejia ,12:45PM

Fort Worth

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