Monday, October 31, 2016

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR 10/31-11/6

Bookish events in Texas for the week of October 31-November 6, 2016: 

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

29th Annual Dia de los Muertos: Musical and Literary Ofrenda, Houston, November 1

7th Biennial Texas Literary Hall of Fame Inductions, Fort Worth, November 4

First Edition Literary Gala, Austin, November 4

George West Storyfest, November 4-6

El Paso Community College Literary Fiesta, November 5

Lit Crawl Austin, November 5

21st Annual Texas Book Festival, Austin, November 5-6

Ongoing Exhibits:

Tuesday, November 1:
Spider House BallroomAustin Poetry Slam, 8PM


Fort Worth
Forth Worth Public Library - Southwest, WORDSLINGERS: Jacquelyn Mitchard, 6:30PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Gayle Forman will discuss and sign LEAVE ME, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Robert Olen Butler reads and signs PERFUME RIVER, 7PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Variny Yim will read and sign The Immigrant Princess, 6:30PM

Lone Star College, Craig Bunch signs The Art of Found Objects: Interviews with Texas Artists, 12PM

Texas Tech University, Creative Writing Program Reading Series featuring poet Rick Barot, 7:30PM


Friday, November 4:

The Wild Detectives, Eduardo Rabasa, founder and director of Mexican publishing house Sexto Piso, reads from and signs his debut novel A Zero Sum Game, 7:30pm [bilingual event]

University of North Texas, Ann McCutchan reading and signing Where's the Moon? a Memoir of the Space Coast and the Florida Dream, 5PM

Brazos Bookstore, Monica Youn reads from and signs her poetry collection BLACKACRE, 7PM

Inprint House, First Friday Reading Series: poet Michael Lieberman, 8:30PM

The Writer's Garret, Workshop: Getting Your Work Published with Joe Milazzo, 1PM

El Paso
Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop with Lucie Zavala Hopple: The Read Aloud Autobiography: Your Life Story in a Few Words, 12:45PM

Ysleta Middle School, 2nd Annual Community Conference with author Sergio Troncoso, 9AM


River Oaks Bookstore, Angela Ruth will read and sign Where Poppy Lives, 3PM

University of Houston Writing Center, Glass Mountain presents Write-a-Thon benefiting Boldface Conference, 8AM


The Woodlands

Sunday, November 6:

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