Monday, May 9, 2016

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR May 9 - 15

Bookish events in Texas for the week of May 9-15, 2016: 

Special Events:
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Austin 2016 Writers & Illustrators Working Conference, May 14 - 15

Ongoing Exhibits:

Monday, May 9:
Brazos Bookstore, Corinna Nicolaou discusses and signs A NONE’S STORY, 7PM

Murder By the Book, Camille Perri will sign her novel, The Assistants, 6:30PM

Tuesday, May 10:
Dallas City Performance Hall, Oral Fixation Storytelling: "Icing on the Cake," 8PM

Charles W. Eisemann Center, Arts & Letters Live! presents Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Big Magic, 7:30PM

San Antonio
BookPeople, YA Authors SHANNON MESSENGER speaking & signing Let the Wind Rise and CHRIS HOWARD speaking & signing Night Speed, 7PM

BookWoman, Second Thursday Open Mic featuring Anis Shivani, 7:15PM

Malvern Books, Novel Night with Gudjon Bergmann & Richard Lee Price, 7PM

Mr. Catfish & More, NeoSoul Poetry ATX, 8PM

Monkeywrench Books, Cristen Smith discusses and signs Afro-Paradise: Blackness, Violence, and Performance in Brazil, 6:30PM

Threadgill's, MysteryPeople Presents NOIR AT THE BAR featuring authors LES EDGERTON - Genuine, Imitation, Plastic Kidnapping, JORDAN HARPER - Love and Other Wounds: Stories, CON LEHANE - Murder at the 42nd Street Library, and JESSE SUBLETT - 1960S Austin Gangsters, 7PM

Patrick Heath Public Library, reception and book signing for David Langford's two books about Hillingdon Ranch, 6:30PM

B&N - Lincoln Park, Miku Expo Let's Draw! workshop with Hatsune Miku, 7PM

Highland Park United Methodist Church, Authors Live!: Angela Duckworth presents GRIT: The Power and Passion of Perseverance, 6PM

Latino Cultural Center, Juan Felipe Herrera will headline Literacy in Motion: An Evening of Poetry and Performance, which also features Dallas poets Will Richey, Alejandro Perez Jr. and Joaquin Zihuatanejo, 7PM

The Wild Detectives, First Hearings: Melissa Ginsburg in discussion with Merritt Tierce about her debut novel Sunset City, 7:30PM

Fort Worth
Fort Worth Women's Club, Debra Winegarten discusses and signs OVETA CULP HOBBY, 10AM
House of Blues, Floetry, 8PM

Kaboom Books, a reading from Leslie Contreras Schwartz's debut poetry collection, Fuego, 7:30PM

Museum of Fine Art, Glassell School Core Program Lecture: Jennifer Doyle, author of The Athletic Turn: Contemporary Art and the Sport Spectacle, 7PM

Friday, May 13:

B&N - Firewheel Mall, George Arnold signs Mulligan: Justice Reclaimed, 4PM

Brazos Bookstore, Judy Frost discusses and signs LET HEAVEN AND NATURE SING, 7PM

San Antonio
B&N - La Cantera, Sagebrush Volume XI release party!, 7PM

Trinity University, a reading and conversation with novelist David Shields, genre-bending author of Reality Hunger, 7PM

Saturday, May 14:
El Paso
Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop with Adriana López Villarreal: "Engaging: From the Page to the Stage," 12:45PM

Fort Worth
River Oaks Bookstore, Ruby Wicked discusses and signs Gold Boys, 3PM

B&N - North East Mall, Cooking on the Broken Road Farm with Lauren Boehm Lynch, 1PM

B&N - Vista Ridge, R. R. Ford and C. T. Ford sign Rainbow Wings, 1PM

B&N, Pablo De Leon signing Limitless, 2PM

B&N - Creekwalk Village, Meet Author Polly Holyoke: The Neptune Challenge, 2PM

San Antonio
B&N - Bandera, Book signing: Under the Watchful Eye by C.J. Roberson, 1PM

Gemini Ink, Literary Collage: An Evolution Beyond Narrative workshop with David Shields, 10AM

B&N - Town Square, Gale Chance signing The Angel Knows My Name, 1PM

Sugar Land
B&N - First Colony Mall, Barnes Carr signing Operation Whisper, 3PM

Sunday, May 15:
Half Price Books - South, local author Jeannie Ruth will sell and sign Something of Value, 1PM

Austin Public Library - Yarborough, Sisters in Crime Twelfth Annual Barbara Burnett Smith Aspiring Writers’ Event, 2:15PM

Austin Public Library - John Henry Faulk, Stephen Harrigan will read from A Friend of Mr. Lincoln and discuss the novel with KUT's Jennifer Stayton, signing to follow, 2PM

BookPeople, New York Times Bestselling Author MARY ALICE MONROE speaking & signing A Lowcountry Wedding, 3PM

Half Price Books Flagship, Ericka Ellis will sell and sign Misguided by Love, Redirected by Faith: My Journey to Freedom, 1PM

B&N - Golden Triangle Mall, Meet Bill Vargas, author of A Family Living in Darkness, 2PM

B&N - Firewheel Mall, George Arnold signs Mulligan: Justice Reclaimed, 11AM

B&N - River Oaks, Unofficial Hatsune Mix with Hatsune Miku, 2PM

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