Monday, October 3, 2016

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR 10/3-9

Bookish events in Texas for the week of October 3-9, 2016: 

Special Events:
Houston Poetry Fest, October 7-9

Ongoing Exhibits:
BookPeople, New York Times Bestselling Authors KAMI GARCIA (The Lovely Reckless) and JAMIE MCGUIRE (Providence and A Beautiful Funeral) in conversation moderated by VIlma of Vilma's Book Blog, 7PM [TICKET REQUIRED]

Half Price Books - Southpark Meadows, YA Mystery and Horror author Dan Poblocki will discuss and sign The Gathering, book one from his new multiplatform series Shadow House, 6PM

St. Edward's University, Visiting Writers Series presents Eula Biss, author of Notes from No Man’s Land: American Essays, 6PM

Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, Sarah Hepola discusses and signs Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget, 6:30PM

Half Price Books Mother Ship, Lolly & YoYo Musical Storytime and Book Signing, 4PM

Kettle Arts Gallery, Wordspace Dallas presents the Pegasus Reading Series featuring Marie Denoon, Reverie Evolving, Darius Frasure, and Carlos Salas, 7:30PM

Fort Worth
Tarrant County College-Trinity, learn about social justice through the eyes of comic book here El Peso Hero, defender of immigrants and hero to the disenfranchised, 11:30AM

Brazos Bookstore, Allegra Hyde reads and signs OF THIS NEW WORLD, 7PM

Classical Theatre Company - Chelsea Market, Classical Theatre Company Lecture Series: Good Doctor, Great Writer: The Life and Works of Anton Chekhov with author Kate Pogue, 7PM

Stratford High School, Alton Brown will discuss and sign EVERYDAYCOOK, 7PM [TICKET REQUIRED]

Red Oak
Red Oak Public Library, Red Oak Friends of the Library present a talk by Julia Heaberlin, author of BLACK-EYED SUSANS, 7PM

Tuesday, October 4:
San Antonio
The Korova, PuroSlam with DJ Donnie Dee, 10PM

Wharton County Library, Gulf Coast Reads 2016 event: Jan Jarboe Russell discusses and signs The Train to Crystal City, 6PM

Wednesday, October 5:
Thursday, October 6:

SMU, Gilbert Lecture Series: Robert S. Levine, author of The Lives of Frederick Douglass, 6PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Special story time: Lolly and Yoyo share their new book, MOVE, 10AM

Friday, October 7:
Austin Community College-Highland, Writers' League of Texas workshop: "Finding and Strengthening Your Unique Writing Voice" with Katherine Catmull, 9AM

B&N - Preston/Royal, Marcus Collins signs Batter Up, 1PM

Dallas Public Library-Central, DFW Writers' Workshop presents local Indie Author Day: digital gathering featuring a Q&A with writers, agents and industry leaders, 1PM 

B&N - Fountains at Farah, Sheila Donelly signing Life's Journal of Faith, 2PM

Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop with Darlina Marie: Moved to Write: When Dance Inspires Writers, 12:45PM

San Antonio
B&N - Preston/Royal, Len Bourland signs Normal's Just a Cycle on a Washing Machine: A Memoir, 2PM

Half Price Books Mothership Local Author Sundays: Meet local Indie authors and pick up their latest release!

The Wild Detectives, Derrick C. Brown reads from and signs Uh-Oh. The Collected Poetry, Stories and Erotic Sass of Derrick C. Brown, 7:30PM

Writespace, Workshop: Personal Essay and Memoir with Mark Dostert, 3PM

San Antonio
B&N - Bandera Pointe, Patrick Kelly signs Hill Country Greed, 2PM

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