Monday, February 29, 2016

Monday Roundup: Texas Literary Calendar February 29 - March 6

Bookish events in Texas for the week of February 29 - March 6, 2016: 

Special Events:
Festival of International Books & Arts (FESTIBA), Edinburg, February 29 - March 6

Austin Book Fest, March 5

Sin Fronteras Independent Book Festival, McAllen, March 5

Staple 2016, Austin, March 5 - 6

Ongoing Exhibits:
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

Fact, Fiction, and the New World: The Role of Books in the Making of America, Honey Grove, March 1 - 31

Monday, February 29:

University of St. Thomas - Cullen Hall, The Easter 1916 Rising: An Historical Perspective with Professor Joe Lee, author of Ireland 1912-1985: Politics and Society, 7PM

San Antonio
Our Lady of the Lake University, Literary Talk by Urayoán Noel: “Was There a Latin@ Sixties Poetry?”, 7PM

The Twig Book Shop, Manning Wolfe reads and signs DOLLAR SIGNS: Texas Lady Lawyer vs. Boots King and Bill Rodgers discusses and signs History Retweets Itself Texas Edition, 5PM

Thursday, March 3:
Brazos Bookstore, Derick Burleson & Allen Gee poetry readings, 7PM

Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory of Houston, 2016 Space City Poetry Slam Series: Constellation Preliminary, 6PM

Murder By the Book, Michelle Gable will sign and discuss her new novel I'll See You In Paris, 6:30PM

Texas Tech, Creative Writing Program Reading Series presents Mat Johnson, 7:30PM

San Antonio
Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, Urayoán Noel Poetry Reading/Book Signing, 7PM

Friday, March 4:

Inprint House, First Friday Poetry Reading Series 40th Anniversary presents Robin Davidson, 8:30PM

Kaboom Books, Dennis Abrams presents The Play's the Thing, 7PM

University of Houston - Cullen Performance Hall, The Houston Moth GrandSLAM II, 8PM

Texas Tech, Creative Writing Program Reading Series presents Joey Franklin & Landon Houle, 4PM

San Antonio
B&N - Centre at Copperfield, Robert Jacobus signs Houston Cougars in the 1960s, 3PM

B&N - River Oaks, Marci Izard signs Nourishing Your Whole Self, A Cookbook with Feelings, 2PM

B&N - Vanderbilt Square, Realms of Fantasy and Spirituality author event with Lindsey Scholl and Cindy Wu, 2PM
Brazos Bookstore, Speak Poet! with Marcell Murphy and Jasminne Mendez, 2PM

Katy Budget Books, Justina Page signs The Circle of Fire: In the Midst of the Ashes an Ember of Hope Flickered, 2PM

Murder By the Book, Manning Wolfe will sign and discuss Dollar Signs: Texas Lady Lawyer vs Boots King, 4:30PM

Gemini Ink, Performalist Poetics: An Exploratory Workshop with Urayoán Noel, 10AM

Leon Valley Community and Conference Centers, Judy Barrett, author of Easy Edibles: How to Grow and Enjoy Fresh Food, will be a guest author at the 27th Annual Earthwise Living Day, 9AM

The Twig Book Shop, Linda Brooks reads and signs The Calling of Ella McFarland, 11AM

The Twig Book Shop, Heribert Von Feilitzsch discusses and signs The Secret War Council: The German Fight against the Entente in America in 1914, 5PM

B&N - Town Square, William Vargas signs A Family Living in Darkness, 1PM

Spring Creek Oaks Clubhouse, Northwest Houston Romance Writers of American workshop with Pamela Fagan Hutchins, 10AM

Sugar Land
B&N - First Colony Mall, Crystal Allen signs The Magnificent Mya Tibbs Series, 2PM

Washington-on-the-Brazos Historic Sight, Richard B. McCaslin signs Washington on the Brazos: Cradle of the Texas Republic during the 180th Texas Independence Day Celebration, 10AM

Sunday, March 6:

B&N - Fairway Market Place, Tarif Youssef-Agha signs A Journey Around the Arab Spring Revolutions, 12PM

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