Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR 7/17-23

Bookish events in Texas for the week of July 17-23, 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

Build A Better World “Adventures in Writing” Kids’ Writing Camp, Midland, July 17-21

Gemini Ink Writers Conference, San Antonio, July 21-23

Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, Grapevine, July 21-23

Literary Non-Fiction Workshop, Archer City, July 23-30

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 17:
Blue Willow Bookshop, Story time with author Emma Virjan's rhyming books, 11AM

Wednesday, July 19:
Roosevelt Library, Gemini Ink presents a "Conversation/Interview: Real Women Have Words" with Marilyn Atlas, award-winning producer of HBO’s Real Women Have Curves, winner of the 2017 Jackson Poetry Prize, Patricia Spears Jones, and radio personality Molly Cox, 6PM

The Twig Book Shop, Jeffrey Hunt discusses and signs Meade and Lee After Gettysburg: The Forgotten Final Stage of the Gettysburg Campaign, from Falling Waters to Culpeper Court House, July 14-31, 1863, 5PM

Sugar Land
B&N - First Colony, Story time with local author Maria Ashworth, 10AM

Friday, July 21:
BookPeople, ACE ATKINS speaking & signing The Fallen, 7PM

Deep Vellum Books, Night One of "Two Roads A Synesthesia Of Bonfires & Beer" presented by Poets on X+ & Pandora's Box Poetry Showcase (learn the secret handshake for entrance to night two at a private residence), 7:30PM

Murder By the Book, Fiona Barton will sign and discuss The Child, 6:30PM

Plainview Civic Center, Vicki Hamblen signs The Rim to Rim Road: Will Hamblen and the Crossing of Texas' Palo Duro Canyon (part of the 9th annual Texas Plains Trail Region Tourism & Preservation Roundup), 11AM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Jan Reid reads and signs Sins of the Younger Sons, 4PM

Saturday, July 22:
Texas Star Trading Company, Dr. Sandip Mathur signs Cowboys and Indian: A Doctor's First Year in Texas, 11AM


El Hueso Cafe, Brownsville Slam Poetry, 6:30PM


El Paso
B&N - Sunland Park, Beverley Blount Signing The Blount Guide to Phonetic Reading, 2PM

El Paso Public Library - Memorial Park, Tumblewords Project Workshop: "Fudge the World" with Chauncey Lowe, 12:45PM

B&N - Stonebriar, Reavis Wortham discusses and signs Hawke's Prey, 11AM

B&N - Firewheel Mall, Reavis Z. Wortham signs Hawke's Prey, 2PM

B&N - Westheimer Crossing, Karen J. January signs Lessons Mama Never Taught Me, 1PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Leah Harper Bowron will discuss and sign her novel COLORBLIND, 1PM

Clayton Library Center, Speak!Poet with SAVANNAH BLUE and JEREMYAH "THE FLUENT ONE" PAYNE, 2PM

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Words & Art: Writing Workshop, 1PM

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

Hogg Middle School, Brazos Bookstore presents Chris Colfer, reading from his new book THE LAND OF STORIES 6: WORLDS COLLIDE, 4PM [ticketed event]

Murder By the Book, Jeff Abbott will sign and discuss his newest thriller, Blame, and Ace Atkins will sign and discuss his new Quinn Colson novel, The Fallen, 4:30PM

The Bosslight, Storyteller's Night #1 at the Main Pecan, 7PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Terra Lynee signs Nathan's Fate, 11AM

B&N - Town Square, Autumn Carpentier signing Walking on Water, 1PM

Sunday, July 23:

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