Monday, February 12, 2018

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR 2/12-18

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of February 12-18, 2018: 

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

Humanities Texas presents Texas Storytime: A Family Reading Program, Midland, February 8-March 15

South By and By: Society for the Study of Southern Literature Conference 2018, Austin, February 15-18

ConDFW XVII, Fort Worth, February 16-18

Teen Bookfest by the Bay, Corpus Christi, February 17

Sur Fest 6, Houston, February 17

Ongoing Exhibits:

San Antonio
The Mix, Puroslam with DJ Donnie Dee, 9:30PM

The Twig Book Shop, Naomi Shihab Nye launches Voices in the Air: Poems for Listeners, 6PM

Wednesday, February 14:
Moody Performance Hall, Oral Fixation presents "Stick Together," 8PM

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

Murder By the Book, Tom Sweterlitsch will sign and discuss The Gone World, 6:30PM

Thursday, February 15:

African American Museum, lecture by Dr. John Gruesser, Ph.D, editor of the scholarly edition of The Hindered Hand, and biographer of Dallas-born Baptist minister Sutton E. Griggs, 7PM

Half Price Books Mothership, a night of music, poetry and essays with Jimmy and Jane Baldwin, 7PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Emily Ecton will meet and greet customers and sign her new novel for children, THE AMBROSE DECEPTION, 5PM

Fondren Library, Meet the Author: Diana Strassmann, founding editor of Feminist Economics, 6PM

Sugar Land
BookWoman, How to Write Visually: a conversation with Austin authors and illustrators Tillie Walden, Tammy Stanley, and Pamela Ellen Ferguson, 1PM

El Paso Public Library - Memorial Park, Tumblewords Project Workshop: "Live, Love, Desire" with author Lucy Hopple, 12:45PM

Half Price Books, local author Amy Winfield will sell and sign her children's book, Cautious Fred, 1PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Ann Leis and Gail Klein will sign their book, MUSIC OF THE BUTTERFLY: A STORY OF HOPE, 11AM

Brazos Bookstore, poet Analicia Sotelo reading from and signing VIRGIN, 7PM

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, William D. Darling will sign and discuss Anahuac, 4:30PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Anetral Hall discussing and signing Revelations: The Untold Truth and My Little Princess: Count with Teddy and Me from 1 to 20, 3PM

Writespace, Workshop: "Turning Points in the Arc of Memoir" with Joyce Boatright, 1PM



San Antonio
Carver Library, Black History Month: Telling Our History Our Way - Writers and poets speak out on why their perspective counts, 11AM

San Antonio Central Library - Latino Collection & Resource Center, celebrate the release of All Around Us, an acclaimed new picture book by San Antonio natives Xelena González and Adriana Garcia, 2PM

Trinity University, the Black Student Union presents Spoken Word with 2014 Individual World Poetry Slam Champion and 2015 National Poetry Slam Champion Porsha Olayiwola, 5PM

Sunday, February 18:

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