Monday, January 29, 2018

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR 1/29-2/4

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of January 29-February 4, 2018: 

Special Events:
FronteraFest 2018, Austin, January 16-February 17

How to Self-Publish Your Book -- Economically, Quickly, and Professionally, Dallas, January 23-February 6

Bookworm Festival, Houston, February 3

BrazCon Teen Comic Convention & Geekfest, Pearland, February 3

Ongoing Exhibits:
Interabang Books, Derrick Levasseur discussing and signing THE UNDERCOVER EDGE, 7PM

Temple Emanu-El, Arts & Letters Live presents Pulitzer Prize-winner Jhumpa Lahiri in conversation with Ben Fountain, 7:30PM

Bohemeo's, Glass Mountain reading series, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Will Cannady discussing and signing FOUR HOUSES: DESIGNING FOR CHANGE, 7PM

B&N - Legacy West, Oliver Loving book signing with Stefan Merrill Block, 7PM

San Antonio

Blue Willow Bookstore, Stefan Merrill Block will discuss and sign his new novel, OLIVER LOVING, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Min Jin Lee reading and signing PACHINKO, 7PM

Murder By the Book, Meg Gardiner will sign and discuss Into the Black Nowhere, 6:30PM

San Antonio
Trinity University, MAS Alvarez Seminar: In Between Worlds: Poetry of Reclamation, 5:30PM

San Marcos
Texas State University - Alkek Library, The Wittliff Collections presents a poetry reading and book signing with Naomi Shihab Nye, 3:30PM

Sugar Land

BookPeople, W. STONE COTTER speaking & signing Saint Philomene's Infirmary for Magical Creatures, 2PM

Malvern Books, fourth-birthday edition of The Lion & the Pirate Unplugged, an inclusive open mic, 7PM

Paramount Theatre, Pete Souza, Chief Official White House Photographer for President Obama, shares photographs and stories from his new book, Obama: An Intimate Portrait, 8PM

St. Edward's University, Writers' League of Texas workshop: "The Online Suite: Websites, Blogs, and Social Media for Authors" with Stephanie Barko, 9AM

Dallas Museum of Art, Arts & Letters presents New York Times bestselling-author Jojo Moyes and Still Me, 7:30PM

El Paso
El Paso Public Library - Memorial Park, Tumblewords Project Workshop: "The God of Small Things" with Kit Wren, 12:45PM


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

Houston Public Library - Jungman, Library Reading Series: Featured Poets are Chris Diaz, Priscilla Frake, Haven Gomez, and Cait Weiss, plus WITS student and audience Favorite Poem open mic, 2PM

Queensbury Theatre, Free Youth Slam Workshop with Poet Chinaka Hodge, 4PM

Queensbury Theatre, WITS hosts Space City Preliminary Slam for Houston poets, spoken word artists, and emcees, ages 13-19, 6PM

Writespace, Workshop: "Creating Irresistible Narrators in Fiction" with Allegra Hyde, 1PM

Dead Tree Books, Meet the Author: Sherrie Brown, 2PM

The Twig Book Shop, Dusti Sheldon signing Izzy Mae Moves Away, 11AM

San Marcos
Half Price Books, Local author Marieta Hutchison will read, sell, and sign her children's book, Mermaids are Magical - You Can Be Too, 11AM

The Woodlands
B&N - Woodlands Mall, April Houston signing From Damaged to Destined, 1PM

Sunday, February 4:
The Foundry Club, Writing Workshops Dallas presents: "A Writer’s Blueprint for The Social Media Game" with Whitney Davis, 3PM

Half Price Books Mothership, local author Bob May will sell and sign his book, The Best Season: The Challenging Finish, Honoring Black Ball Through Baseball Game Simulation, and motivational speaker and local author Sugar Ray Destin Jr. will sell and sign his inspirational book, Claim Your Destiny!, 1PM



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