Monday, February 13, 2017

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR 2/13-19

Bookish events in Texas for the week of February 13-19, 2017: 

Special Events:
Teen Bookfest By the Bay, Corpus Christi, February 18

Inprint Poets & Writers Ball, Houston, February 18

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Children's Book Fair, Austin, February 18-19

Ongoing Exhibits:

San Antonio
Jandro's Garden Patio, Wat Dat Mouf Do Erotic Poetry Slam, 8:30PM

Tuesday, February 14:
Austin Public Library - Windsor Park, Stephen Harrigan will discuss A Friend of Mr. Lincoln, 7PM

BookPeople, KATIE KITAMURA speaking & signing A Separation (In Conversation With Antonio Ruiz-Camacho), 7PM

Spider House BallroomAustin Poetry Slam featuring Kevin W. Burke, 8PM

Cedar Hill
Zula Bryant Wylie Library, "Romance 101: Adding Romance to Your Story": Dallas Area Writers Group meeting with Amanda Arista, 7PM

AT&T Performing Arts Center, #HearHere lecture series presents Neil deGrasse Tyson, author of Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour, ?

Hyatt Regency Dallas, "Learning to Lead in the New Washington" with former Secretary of Defense Dr. Robert M. Gates, author of A Passion for Leadership: Lessons on Change and Reform from Fifty Years of Public Service, 12PM

The Wild Detectives, Spiderweb Salon Love You: POETRY! MUSIC! ART! ZINES! BOOKS! COFFEE! BEER! LOVE!, 7PM

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

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre, Meet the Author Series: local author Susan LeMiles presents "Shenanigans on the Rio Grande," 1PM

Wednesday, February 15:


Lillie Russell Memorial Library, Writers' League of Texas workshop: Texas Writes with Jeramey Kraatz and Liz Garton Scanlon, 10AM

San Antonio
San Antonio Public Library - Central, Jan Jarboe Russell will discuss The Train to Crystal City, 6:30PM

Deep Vellum Books, Pandora's Box Poetry Group featuring Opalina Salas, Joaquín Zihuatanejo, and Gabe Mamola, 7PM

Heroes Lounge, WordSpaceDallas and Dallas Poetry Slam present Featured Reader Readers with Melania-luisa, 8PM

B&N, David Bryant Perkins discusses and signs Hitler's Astrologer, 5:30PM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre, Meet the Author Series: Mary “Norski” Gorball discusses and signs Where My Dolly Lives, 2PM

Saturday, February 18:

African American Museum, The Texas Writers' Workshop, ?

B&N - Preston/Royal, E.R. Bills signs Road Kill: Texas Horror by Texas Writers, 2PM

Margo Jones Theatre, Lyn Liric: A poet's tribute to Nina Simone, 8PM

El Paso
Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: Nancy Lorenza Green presents Inspirational Voices: Langston Hughes, 12:45PM

Half Price Books - Clear Lake, Local Author Saturdays: Meet local Indie authors and pick up their latest release!, all day

Murder By the Book, Charles Cumming will sign and discuss The Divided Spy, 5:30PM

University of St. Thomas, Duo La Note Bleue: Powers of Music, a lecture-recital with Marcelo Zigaran, author of Powers of Music, 7:30PM

Writespace, Workshop: Introduction to the Writing Life with Elizabeth White Olsen, 9:30AM

Susie's South (S/40) Forty Confections, Join Jaden and McKinley Evans at the book signing and reading of Jaden's books, The Rain and The Magical Block Tower, 10AM

Port Neches
Fleur Fine Books, Steven Brust Meet & Greet and Book Signing, 4PM

San Antonio

The Twig Book Shop, Sharon Falk reads and signs One Time I Went to Grammy's, 11AM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre, Meet the Author Series: Discussion and Book signing with Rodeo historian and author, Gail Woerner, 1PM

Sugar Land
Half Price Books, Rosalie King will sell and sign Deadly Transformation, 1PM

The Woodlands
B&N - Woodlands Mall, Zeola Jackson signs Lizzy The Bear Has Feelings Too!, 2PM

Sunday, February 19:

Austin History Center, discussion and book signing with the editors of Celebrating the Rag: Austin's Iconic Underground Newspaper, 2PM

Half Price Books - North Lamar, local author Heather Schwartz will sell and sign Darkness Falls, 1PM

Malvern Books, An Afternoon with poets Ginny Wiehardt, Julie Poole & Drea Brown, 2PM

B&N - Preston/Royal, Dr. Brian King signs The Laughing Cure, 1PM

Deep Vellum Books, Author Visit: Joel Berg discusses and signs America, We Need to Talk: A Self-Help Book for the Nation, 4:30PM

B&N - La Cantera, February Sunday Storytime: Guest Joy Fisher Hein, 12PM

The Twig Book Shop, Charles Parish discusses and signs The Groom Wore White Socks, 11AM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre, Meet the Author Series with Emmy Perez, author of With the River On Our Face, and Britt Haraway, author of Early Men, 2PM

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