Monday, December 4, 2017

Monday Roundup: Texas Literary Calendar 12/4-10

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of December 4-10, 2017: 

Special Events:
13th Annual SIGNATURES AUTHOR SERIES featuring Paula Hawkins (The Girl on the Train), The Woodlands, December 8

Humanities Texas Holiday Book Fair, Austin, December 9

Laredo Book Festival, December 9

7th Annual Austin Writergrrls Book Fest, December 10

Ongoing Exhibits:

San Antonio
Trinity University, Holiday Open Mic with the Trinity Review, 7PM

Tuesday, December 5:
Brazil Houston, Glass Mountain Volume 19 launch party, 7PM

Murder By the Book, James Rollins will sign and discuss The Demon Crown, 6:30PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Kimberly Fish reading and signing Comfort Plans, 5PM

Wednesday, December 6:

B&N - Lincoln Park, James Rollins signing The Demon Crown, 7PM

Deep Vellum Books, award-winning South Korean author Jung Young Moon in conversation with David Searcy, 7PM

El Paso
B&N - Sunland Park, The Mermaid book signing with Jan Brett, 5PM


SMU - McCord Auditorium, Peter Baker discussing Obama: The Call of History, 6PM

El Paso
Literarity Book Shop, An Evening with El Paso Poets Rosa Alcalá and Sasha Pimentel, 6PM

Apanas Coffee & Beer, NeoSoul WOWPS 2018 Qualifier hosted by Ebony Stewart, 6PM

Malvern Books, celebrate the launch of Ryan Sharp’s new chapbook, my imaginary old man: poems, 4PM

St. Edward's University, Writers' League of Texas workshop: "Honing the Spark and Mapping Out Your Revision" with Charlotte Gullick, 9AM

Patrick Heath Public Library, Geraldine Guadagno signs her new picture book, A Christmas Story with St. Joseph, 11AM

Cedar Hill
B&N - Hillside Village, Dana Barney signing HALF LIFE, 1PM

El Paso
El Paso Public Library - Memorial Park, Tumblewords Project Workshop: "Writing in Light" with Lucy Hopple, 12:45PM

Fort Worth
Forth Worth Restaurant of the Mind, Meet & Greet with author John J. Smith, 7PM

Galveston Bookshop, E.R. Bills signing Texas Far and Wide, a collection of tall tales, 2PM


East Branch Library, annual Posadas celebration featuring award-winning author and poet Dr. Carmen Tafolla, 2:30PM

West Branch Library, third annual Harry Potter Yule Ball, 5PM

Market Square, San Antonio's Historic Market Square book signing with Edna Campos Gravenhorst, 2PM

Trinity University Holt Center, Gemini Ink/Trinity University Press present "Writing Gifts: A Celebratory Workshop" with Naomi Shihab Nye, 10AM

The Twig Book Shop, Book-reading party with author Charity Marie, 10AM

Sugar Land
Fort Bend County Libraries - University Branch, Holiday Open House, 2PM

Sunday, December 10:
Half Price Books Mothership, local author Tracy Lawson will sell and sign books from her young-adult series Resistance, 1PM

The Mix Co-Working Space, Writing Workshops Dallas Publication Seminar: "Submitting to Journals & Magazines" with Mag Gabbert, 3PM

El Paso
Pershing Inn, Cinco Puntos' La Mama Bravo’s Book Club & Social Hour: Benjamin Alire Sáenz reading from The Last Cigarette on Earth, 6PM


San Antonio
B&N - San Pedro, A.L. Kaplan signing Star Touched, 1PM

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