Monday, February 15, 2016

Monday Roundup: February 15 - 21

Bookish events in Texas for the week of February 15 - 21, 2016: 

Special Events:
The Dallas Festival of Ideas, February 19 - 20

Houston Authors Bash, February 20

Denton Zine Fest, February 20

Teen Book Fest by the Bay, Corpus Christi, February 20

Ongoing Exhibits:
Long-Bin Chen's The Book Garden sculpture exhibit, San Antonio, December 10 - February 20

Shakespeare in Print and Performance, Austin, December 21 - May 29

Encounters and Discoveries in Literature: Celebrating Arte Público Press and Twentieth Century Latina/o Literature, Houston, January 18 - June 30

African American Literature, Modern and Contemporary, Houston, February 1 - 29

In His Own Words: The Life and Work of César Chávez, Wichita Falls, February 1 - March 5

Texas Writers Exhibition, Johnson City, February 8 - March 4

Monday, February 15:
BookPeople, Austin Chronicle Short Story Contest Winners Party!, 7PM

Cactus Cafe, Bat City Review reading with Rachel Zucker, Vincent Scarpa, Sam Karas, & K.C. Sinclair, 7PM

Opal Divine's, MysteryPeople Presents NOIR AT THE BAR featuring authors JOHN SCHULIAN - A Better Goodbye, JOE LANSDALE - Honky Tonk Samurai, GEORGE WIER - Errant Knight, and JESSE SUBLETT - 1960S Austin Gangsters, 7PM

Spider House BallroomAustin Poetry Slam featuring Porsha O, 8PM

Denton Public Library - South Branch, Author Deborah Johnston leads Animal Hunts at the Library: Tyranosaurus Rex, 4PM

University of North Texas, Novelist Sanderia Faye and Historian J. Todd Moye will discuss the civil rights movement, 5PM

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

San Antonio

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, J. T. Davis discusses and signs Too Much Knowledge Can Kill You, 6PM

Thursday, February 18:
Brazos Bookstore, Toni Sala reads and signs THE BOYS, 7PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Damali Keith reads and signs A Great Day to Live, 5PM

Friday, February 19:
Brazos Bookstore, L. S. Berthelsen reads and signs THE HALING AND THE SCOTTISH TEMPLARS, 7PM

The Woodlands
B&N - Woodlands Mall, The Emperor of Sound: A Memoir book signing with Timbaland, 7PM

Saturday, February 20:

B&N - Preston/Royal, George Arnold Signs Beijing Ding-a-Ling: Mao of the CIA and Other Volumes, 10AM

Nasher Sculpture Center, in celebration of the launch of a book documenting his Toccare (Non) Toccare exhibition, Stephen Laphthisophon will speak about the project, 2PM

Dripping Springs
Deep Eddy Distillery, Susan R. Nelson launches her memoir, The Only Light I Saw Was in Galveston, 12PM

El Paso
B&N - Fountains at Farah, El Paso author Sylvia Aguilar-Zéleny will discuss and sign Wonnie, 2PM

Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: Lucy Hopple presents Winter in the Chihuahuan Desert, and a Look at Leap Year, 12:45PM

Fort Worth
C.R. Smith Museum, 6th Annual Celebration of Black Aviation featuring author and historian C.B. Rice, 2PM

The Dock Bookshop, Black History Celebration: Poetry, Open Mic & Special Guest Rickie Clark, Author of What My Daddy Should Have Told Me, 3PM

Galveston Bookshop, local author Lynn Long signs A Gulf City Saga, 2PM

B&N - Firewheel Mall, Urban Fantasy Panel With Kevin Hearne, Delilah S. Dawson, Charlaine Harris, Jaye Wells and Rachel Caine, 2PM

Half Price Books - Westheimer/Montrose, local author Veronica Bellamy will sell and sign her Christian fiction book, Treasures in Jars of Clay, 1PM

Katy Budget Books, Book Club Recommendations Tea, 4PM

KIPP Liberation, 2016 Space City Poetry Slam Series: Mercury Preliminary, 10AM

MATCH Houston, Annual Storytellers Event: The Story of Women featuring Jere Pfister, author of Forbidden Gardens, 3PM

Murder By the Book, Denise Ditto will sign and discuss The Tooth Collector Fairies, Batina's Best First Day, 4:30PM

B&N - Broadway, Linda Fagala signs Shattered Fate and Karen Pugh signs Destiny Reborn, 12PM

Round Rock
B&N - La Frontera, The Three-Wheeled Wagon signing with Laura McGinnity, 1PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Bruce McCandless reads and signs The Black Book of Cyrenaica, 11AM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre, Brownsville History: reading, discussion, and signing with historian Carl S. Chilton, Jr., 1PM

The Woodlands
B&N - Woodlands Mall, Kate Sloan signs Free Gift Without Purchase, 2PM

Sunday, February 21:
B&N - Preston/Royal, George Arnold Signs Beijing Ding-a-Ling: Mao of the CIA and Other Volumes, 11AM

Half Price Books, local author J.C. Hulsey will sell and sign his Christian western books from The Travelers series, 2PM

San Antonio
Deco Pizzeria, Fresh Ink Youth Poetry Slam, 12:30PM

The Woodlands
B&N - Woodlands Mall, Heather Patterson signs Passing the Bone: America's Next POTUS, 2PM

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