Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR 7/10-16

Bookish events in Texas for the week of July 10-16, 2017: 

Special Events:
Texas Shakespeare Festival, Kilgore, June 29-July 30

The LaNana Creek Press Summer Letterpress and Book Art Intensive, Nacogdoches, July 8-August 5

Barrio Writers Summer Workshop, Austin, July 10-15

10th Annual Wild West History Association Roundup, Fort Worth, July 12-15

Archer City Story Center Weekend Workshop: Writing the Nonfiction Book Proposal, July 14-16

ArlingCon: Arlington Public Library's Comic, SciFi & Fantasy Convention, Arlington, July 15

East Texas Writers Guild's 14th Annual Writer's Conference, Tyler, July 15

Texas Sports Hall of Fame 1st Annual Book Festival, Waco, July 15

2017 North Texas Comic Book Show, Irving, July 15-16

Ongoing Exhibits:

Of Texas Rivers and Texas Art, Austin, June 5-August 13

Illustrator of the Century Garth Williams, Abilene, June 8-September 1

George Catlin's North American Indian Portfolio, San Antonio, June 23-September 4

Monday, July 10:

BookPeople, ROXANE GAY speaking & signing Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body, 7PM [ticket required for signing line]

Spider House Ballroom, Austin Poetry Slam featuring Professor J, 7PM

Cedar Hill
Zula Bryant Wylie Library, Dallas Area Writers Group meeting with guest speaker Russell C. Connor, author of Good Neighbors, 7PM

El Paso
The Black Orchid, Barbed Wire Open Mic Series featuring Phobia the Prophet, 8PM

Harker Heights
B&N, The Confusion of Languages book signing with Siobhan Fallon, 7PM

Fix Coffeebar, Poetry Fix featuring Loueva Smith and Elina Petrova, 6:30PM

Houston Museum of Natural Science, Kathy Reichs reads and signs Two Nights (in partnership with Murder By the Book), 6:30PM

Warehouse Live, Houston Moth StorySLAM: Beauty, 7:30PM

Indigo at Midtown, 1st Annual Bayou City Group Slam (fundraiser), 7:30PM

San Antonio
The Plaza Club, World Affairs Council of San Antonio hosts Ali Noorani discussing There Goes the Neighborhood: How Communities Overcome Prejudice and Meet the Challenge of American Immigration, 11:30AM

The Twig Book Shop, David Tomlinson reads and signs The Midnight Man, 5PM

Harris County Public Library - Evelyn Meador, Storyteller Jean Donatto presents “This Train is Bound for Story,” 2:30PM

Sugar Land
Chase Tower, Texas High Plains Writers meeting: Ryan McSwain, author of Four Color Bleed, discusses self-publishing, 9:30AM


El Paso Public Library - Memorial Park, Tumblewords Project Workshop: "No Direction Home" with Sandy Torrez, 12:45PM

Galveston Bookshop, Kimber Fountain signing Galveston Seawall Chronicles, 3PM

B&N - Westheimer Crossing, Diana J. Noble discusses and signs Evangelina Takes Flight, 1PM

Brazos Bookstore, Story time: Local writer Erin Nelsen Parekh reading from BEHOWL THE MOON, 10:30AM

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

Murder By the Book, Rachel Caine will sign and discuss Ash and Quill and Stillhouse Lake; Martha Wells will sign and discuss All Systems Red and The Harbors of the Sun, 4:30PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Laura Lyles Reagan discusses and signs How to Raise Respectful Parents, 3PM

B&N - Fairway Market, E. Paige Burks signs Return to Royalty, 1PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Amelinda Casias signs Into the Light of Jesus, 11AM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre, Meet the Author Series: J.T. Lozano, 1PM

B&N - Town Square, Lucille Williams signing From Me to We, 1PM

Sunday, July 16:

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