Tuesday, March 29, 2016

MONDAY ROUNDUP: Texas Literary Calendar March 28 - April 3

Bookish events in Texas for the week of March 28 - April 3, 2016: 

Special Events:
Culture of Writing Festival, Dallas, March 29

International Children's Book Day, April 2

Inspirational Writers Alive! Conference, Amarillo, April 2

Lone Star LesFic Festival, Austin, April 2

Literary Death Match, San Antonio, April 2

San Antonio Book Festival, April 2

Teen Book Con, Houston, April 2

Ongoing Exhibits:

Monday, March 28:
Highland Park United Methodist Church, Authors LIVE! presents Jacquelyn Mitchard and Two If By Sea, 7PM

Half Price Books Mother Ship, Penguin Teen on Tour featuring a panel discussion and Q&A with Alison Goodman (The Dark Days Club), Alwyn Hamilton (Rebel of the Sands), Rachel Hawkins (Rebel Belle series), Sabaa Tahir (An Ember in the Ashes series) and April Genevieve Tucholke (Wink Poppy Midnight), followed by a book signing, 7PM [TICKETS REQUIRED]

The Wild  Detectives, Poetry Reading with Ann Fisher-Wirth and Danielle Sellers, 7:30PM

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

Brazos Bookstore, Rick Bass reads and signs FOR A LITTLE WHILE, 7PM

San Antonio

Thursday, March 31:

B&N - Vanderbilt Square, George Arnold signs Beijing Ding-a-Ling: Mao of the CIA, 4PM

Inprint House, First Friday Poetry Reading Series featuring Choonwa Moon, 8:30PM

MECA, 2016 Space City Poetry Slam Series: Pluto Preliminary, 6PM

Murder By the Book, Philip Kerr will sign and discuss his newest Bernie Gunther novel, The Other Side of Silence, 6:30PM

University of Houston - Moores School of Music, Moores School of Music Symposium: And His Burthen is Light? Handel’s Messiah and Its Cultural Baggage with Michael Marissen, author of Tainted Glory in Handel’s Messiah: The Unsettling History of the World’s Most Beloved Choral Work, 2:30PM

San Antonio
The St. Anthony Hotel, BOOK APPÉTIT: A Book Festival and Library Foundation Literary Feast for The Well Read and Well Fed featuring Stephen Harrigan (A Friend of Mr. Lincoln) and Thomas Mallon (Finale: A Novel of the Reagan Years) in conversation about their latest novels with Dan Goodgame, 7PM

Saturday, April 2:

Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords workshop: "The Mind's Embroidery" with Viva Flores, 12:45PM

Fort Worth
The Dock Bookshop, Book launch party for Louis Frederick, author of Survive Police Contact, 4PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Catherine Chagra reads and signs Dirty Darlings, 11AM

B&N - Town Square, Lisa London signing Darker the Night, 1PM

B&N - Baybrook, Thomas Flowers signing his "Subdue" series, 11AM

The Woodlands
B&N - Woodlands Mall, Alice Schiel signs Nora Mae, a Remarkable, Insignificant Person, 2PM

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