Monday, October 24, 2016

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR 10/24-30

Bookish events in Texas for the week of October 24-30, 2016: 

Special Events:
15th Annual Celebration of Reading with the Barbara Bush Foundation, Dallas, October 24

National Black Book Festival, Houston, October 27-29

Alamo City Comic Con, San Antonio, October 28-30

Halloween ComicFest 2016, Houston, October 29

Jewish Book & Arts Fair, Houston, October 29-November 13

Ongoing Exhibits:

Murder By the Book, Reavis Wortham will sign and discuss Unraveled, 6:30PM

B&N - Vista Ridge, annual Wilson Elementary Spooky Poetry Slam!, 6PM

Tuesday, October 25:
B&N - Lincoln Park, Cara's Kindness book signing with Kristi Yamaguchi, 7PM

Lucky Dog Books - Oak Cliff, SOUP'S ON: STONE SOUP SHOWCASE with the Writer's Garret and Jolee Davis, 7PM

Fort Worth
The Korova, PuroSlam with DJ Donnie Dee, 10PM

Wednesday, October 26:
Austin Public Library - Old Quarry, Something Wicked: Tales of Horror Told by Local Authors featuring Owen Egerton, Felix Morgan and AJ Reyes, 7PM

BookPeople, JACQUELINE KELLY speaking & signing Skunked!: Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet, 6PM

UT Austin, US Tour of Lina Meruane, author of Seeing Red, ?

Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, An Evening with Author Willard Spiegelman, author of Senior Moments, 6PM

Horchow Auditorium, Dallas Museum of Art's Arts & Letters Live presents Margo Jefferson, author of Negroland, and Yaa Gyasi, author of Homegoing, 7:30PM

The Wild Detectives, Drema Hall Berkheimer discusses and signs Running on Red Dog Road and Other Perils of an Appalachian Childhood, 7:30PM

B&N - Stonebriar, Ashes book signing with Laurie Halse Anderson, 6PM

Stonebriar Country Club, DFW World Affairs Council breakfast: Ronald White discusses and signs American Ulysses: A Life of U.S. Grant, 7:30AM


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

Spiderhouse Ballroom, Testify storytellers present "Villains," 7:30PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Jay Asher will discuss and sign his new novel for teens, WHAT LIGHT, 7PM

Box 13 ArtSpace, Multimedia artist Pablo Gimenez-Zapiola presents Eastext: Transforming The East End Into A Moving Canvas For Poetry Projections, 6:30PM

Brazos Bookstore, Beverly Lowry discusses and signs WHO KILLED THESE GIRLS, 7PM

Murder By the Book, Ed Lin will sign and discuss Incensed, 6:30PM

Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Glassell School Core Program Lecture: Wendy Vogel, author of index A to Z: art, design, fashion, film and music in the indie era, 7PM

Poison Girl, Poison Pen Reading Series featuring Alexandra Naumann, Lupe Mendez & Carrie Fountain, 8:30PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Kimberley Morris reads and signs Take Me to Your Weeder (How to Be an Earthling #3), 5PM

San Antonio

El Paso
B&N - Firewheel Mall, George Arnold signs Pharaohs' Follies: Kits of the CIA Adventures in Egypt, 10AM

B&N, local author Elisabeth Stanley signs Mark of the Cabits, 3PM

Sunday, October 30:

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