Monday, April 25, 2016

MONDAY ROUNDUP: Texas Literary Calendar April 25 - May 1

Bookish events in Texas for the week of April 25 - May 1, 2016: 

Special Events:
Houston Writers Guild Annual Conference, April 29 - May 1

Celebration of Authors Conference and Dinner, April 30

Children's Book Day/El día de los niños/El día de los libros, April 30

Dallas Book Festival, April 30

Houston Authors Bash Reloaded, April 30

Independent Bookstore Day, April 30

Ongoing Exhibits:

Monday, April 25:
Brazos Bookstore, Jeffrey Greene discusses and signs IN PURSUIT OF WILD EDIBLES, 7PM

Talento Bilingue De Houston, Nuestra Palabra: Latino Writers Having Their Say 18th Anniversary Showcase, 6PM

University of Houston Library - Honors Commons, Glass Mountain launch and reading, 5:30PM

Thursday, April 28:
Blue Willow Bookshop, Maggie Stiefvater will discuss and sign her new novel THE RAVEN KING, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Douglas Brinkley discusses and signs RIGHTFUL HERITAGE, 7PM

Murder By the Book, Melissa Ginsburg will sign and discuss Sunset City, 6:30PM

University of St. Thomas - Jones Hall, Professor Patrick Geoghegan, author of Liberator: The Life and Death of Daniel O'Connell, 1830-1847, presents "Proclaiming Rebellion: Emmet, Pearse and the Road to 1916," 7PM

Lubbock Garden and Arts Center, Alvin R. Lynn discusses and signs Kit Carson and the First Battle of Adobe Walls, TBA

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Helene Segura discusses and signs The Inefficiency Assassin, 6PM

Urban-15 Studios, Mega Corazon Poetry Slam: 9 hours of performance poetry!, 1PM

The Marq Southlake, An evening with Charlaine Harris, 5PM

Friday, April 29:

Katy Budget Books, Lin Oliver, co-author of the Hank Zipzer series, gives a reading and signs her new Fantastic Frame series, 6:30PM

Rudyard's Pub, Gulf Coast Reading Series featuring Adrienne Perry, Martin Rock, Carlos Herbert Hernandez and Erika Jo Brown, 7PM

Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center, KAP reading series presents Rob Spillman, 7:30PM

Saturday, April 30:
St. Edward's University, Writers' League of Texas workshop: "Author to Entrepreneur: A Roadmap to Effective Self-Publishing" with Danielle H. Acee , 9AM

Treaty Oak Ranch, Jack Allen will sign copies of the Jack Allen's Kitchen cookbook, 1PM

Twin Oaks Branch Library, APLFF presents: Writing Historical Fiction with Stephen Harrigan, 1:30PM

The Wild Detectives, Recitation Party and Bonehouse Poetry Reading, 2PM

El Paso
B&N - Vanderbilt Square, A Great Day To Live book signing with Damali Keith, 2PM

B&N - Westheimer, Filthy Fisherman book signing with Luke Holter, 2PM

Brazos Bookstore, Independent Bookstore Day celebration, all day

Brazos Bookstore, J. Bradford Hipps reads and signs THE ADVENTURIST, 7PM

Glassell School of Art - Studio School Temporary Location, The Booker-Lowe Lecture Series presents Garth Johnson, author of 1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse, 4PM

Half Price Books - Westheimer/Montrose, Mike Sims will sell and sign his novel Vickie, 1PM

Katy Budget Books, First Annual Spring Market for Independent Bookstore Day, all day

Rice University - Anderson-Clarke Center / School of Continuing Studies, OFF ROAD: Conversations with Artists Offline featuring William Wegman followed by a signing of Paintings, 4:30PM

B&N, Jodi Thomas signs the Ransom Canyon series, 2PM

Haley Memorial Library, Patrick Dearen signs Bitter Waters: The Struggles of the Pecos River, 2PM
Round Rock
Murder By the Book, Susan Wittig Albert will sign and discuss the new China Bayles mystery, Blood Orange, 2PM

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