Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR March 13-19

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

Special Events:
2017 Women of the World Poetry Slam (WOWPS), Dallas, March 15-18

The Beall Poetry Festival, Waco, March 15-17

Ongoing Exhibits:

Texas Writers: Humanities Texas Exhibition, Salado, March 3-31

The Art of Dr. Seuss: A Retrospective Exhibition, Austin, March 4-April 2

EVERYDAY PEOPLE: THE ART OF JAMES E. RANSOME (a National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature exhibition), Abilene, March 9-May 8

Monday, March 13:
BookPeople, PETER HELLER speaking & signing Celine, 7PM

Avant Garden, Write About Now Poetry Slam, 7:30PM

Brazos Bookstore, Lindy West discusses and signs SHRILL, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, WITS Story Slam for Teens!, 6:30PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Bill Pelham discusses and signs Burke and Demaret: The Wit and Wisdom of Golf's Most Colorful Duo, 5PM

San Antonio
B&N - La Cantera, Author Jayme Lynn Blaschke signing Inside the Chicken Ranch: The Definitive Account of the Best Little Whorehouse, 2PM

Friday, March 17:
Lucky Dog Books - Oak Cliff, Poets on X+ hosted by Opalina Salas and Carlos Salas, 8PM

Brazos Bookstore, Patricia Bernstein discusses and signs TEN DOLLARS TO HATE, 7PM

Saturday, March 18:
The Oasis, Texas High Plains Writers meeting: Bethany Claire presents "How to Perfect your Book Launch by Starting Early and Finishing Strong," 10AM

Austin Public Library - North Village, Austin Poetry Society meeting featuring Michelle Hartman, 1:30PM

Monkeywrench Books, Ride for Resistance: Stories from the Frontlines of Standing Rock, a national tour with Red warrior society and M.A.M.A (Mothers Against Meth Alliance), 6:30PM

St. Edward's University, Writers' League of Texas workshop: "The Agent Search: Tips, Tricks, and Timeless Advice" with Sandra Bark and Becka Oliver, 9AM

B&N - Parkdale, The Shadows We Know By Heart book signing with Jennifer Park, 2PM

Deep Vellum Books, Pandora's Box Poetry Reading Series featuring Heather Minette-Schutmaat, John Dorsey, Jameson Bayles, Victor Clevenger, and The Damian Rucci, 8PM

Dripping Springs
Texas Night Sky Festival, Amy Jackson reads Cassandra and the Night Sky, 5:30PM

El Paso
Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: Sarah (“Sammy”) Rea presents "From Psychology to Poetry," 12:45PM

Galveston Bookshop, Lora-Marie Bernard signs The Counterfeit Prince of Old Texas: Swindling Slaver Monroe Edwards, 2PM

B&N - Westheimer, Cotton Steel signing The Real Race, 12PM

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

River Oaks Bookstore, Adam Snow discusses and signs Polo Life: Horses, Sport, 10 and Zen, 5PM

Warehouse Live, Maureen “Ma Dukes” Yancey, DJ Kool Emdee, and DJ Harvey Dent will sign The Life Story of James Dewitt Yancey, 6PM

Writespace, Workshop: Collaboration and Creativity: How to Get the Most Out of Critique Groups with Dr. Holly Ordway, 11AM

B&N - NE Mall, Neil White signs Closure, 1PM

San Antonio
B&N - La Cantera, co-editors Bonnie Lyons and Deb Field will discuss and sign WOW: Wonderful Old Women, 2PM

The Twig Book Shop, local author Joe M. McDermott & Friends: Fancy Tea and Speculative Fiction Authors, 2PM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs at Padre, Meet the Author Series: Raul Castellano reads and signs Of Course, Seahorse, 1PM

Sunday, March 19:
San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Lucy A. Warner reads and signs Zap! Boom! Pow! Superheroes of Music, 11AM

The Twig Book Shop, Mary Fillmore reads and signs An Address in Amsterdam, 5PM

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