Monday, June 4, 2018

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR June 4-10, 2018

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of June 4-10, 2018: 

Special Events:
West Texas Writers' Academy, Canyon, June 4-8

Children's Art & Literature Festival, Abilene, June 7-9

North Texas Council of English Language Arts Conference, Hurst, June 8

Texas Folklife Festival, San Antonio, June 8-10

Fresh Fiction's Boas & Tiaras 2018, Allen, June 9

Wimberley Book Festival, June 9

Dallas-Forth Worth Writers Conference, Hurst, June 9-10

Ongoing Exhibits:
Routine Fables, Houston, May 25-July 29

Oliver Jeffers: 15 Years of Picturing Books, Abilene, June 7-September 30

Monday, June 4:
BookPeople, MADELINE MILLER speaking & signing Circe, 7PM [ticketed event]


Park Cities Baptist Church, New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury discussing and signing her new book, To the Moon and Back, 7PM

B&N - Stonebriar, A Lite Too Bright book signing with Sam Miller, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Greg Upah discussing and signing SALES TALKS, 7PM

San Antonio

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre, Meet the Author Series at Paragraphs: Dr. Edward Dramberger discussing and signing The Destination Diaries, 1PM

Tuesday, June 5:
Interabang Books, Kevin Powers reading and signing A SHOUT IN THE RUINS, 7PM

Klyde Warren Park, Locals Only Book Club: discussion of Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget with author Sarah Hepola, 6PM

Warwick Melrose Hotel, the World Affairs Council of DFW hosting "A New Agenda & Bipartisanship for the Americas & the U.S." with Christopher Sabatini, author of The U.S. and Latin America: A Path Forward, and Ambassador Marc Grossman (followed by a book signing), 7PM

El Paso
Literarity Book Shop, Prize-Winning Journalist Alfredo Corchado signs Homelands, 5PM

Brazos Bookstore, Houston Poets Read: ECHOES OF THE CORDILLERA, 6:30PM

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

The Twig Book Shop, Emily Ann Peterson reading from and signing Bare Naked Bravery, 5PM

Wednesday, June 6:

San Antonio
Paramount Theatre, Artist Talk with children's book illustrator Oliver Jeffers, 6:30PM


Cleburne Public Library, The Friends of the Cleburne Public Library will host mystery and true crime author Kathryn Casey, who will discuss and sign copies of her latest book In Plain Sight, detailing the Kaufman County prosecutor murders, ?


Blue Willow Bookshop, Boldly Bookish tour: Authors Tara Altebrando, Jeff Giles, Carolyn Mackler, and Sarah Tolcser will appear and talk about their books, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, David Bowles discussing and signing FEATHERED SERPENT, DARK HEART OF THE SKY, 7PM

San Antonio

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

San Antonio

BookPeople, STEPHANIE GARBER speaking & signing Legendary (In Conversation with author Amy Tintera), 6PM

The Published Page Bookshop, local graphic novel/comic author Shane Morrison will be signing his debut work, Beast King, 12PM


Murder By the Book, Karen Hanson Stuyck will sign and discuss A Deadly Courtship, 4:30PM

Writespace, Workshop: "The Art of Memoir" with Jessica Wilbanks, 1PM

B&N, The Simple Little Rule: The Golden Rule Rediscovered book signing with Mike Ellerkamp, 1:30PM

B&N - Creekwalk Village, local Olympian Johnny Quinn signing Push: Breaking Through The Barriers, 12PM

San Antonio
San Antonio Central Library, Kate Dawson, journalism professor at UT Austin, will discuss her true crime book, Death in the Air, 2PM

The Twig Book Shop, E.R. Bills signing Texas Far & Wide, 11AM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre, Meet the Author Series at Paragraphs: Book signing and conversation with author Mario E. Martinez, 1PM

B&N - Town Square, Isabella Allen signing Through the Barbed Wire, 2PM


B&N, Gulf Coast Poets meeting featuring Xach Blunt, 10:30AM

B&N, Meet the Author: Goretti Rerri signing My Box of Chocolates: How my child with autism learned to read, write and more, 1PM

Sunday, June 10:
Bass Concert Hall, Texas Performing Arts will present President Bill Clinton in a wide-ranging conversation as he discusses his forthcoming novel, The President is Missing, 7:30PM

BookPeople, GAIL HONEYMAN speaking & signing Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, 2PM

BookPeople, MARI ANDREW speaking & signing Am I There Yet?, 6PM

Malvern Books, Austin Writers Roulette presents "Never-Ending Tomorrow," 4PM

B&N - Preston/Royal, Lakewood resident Sarah Secor-MacElroy signing You’ve Got This, Mama: A Mother’s Guide To Embracing The Chaos And Living An Empowered Life, 1PM

The Foundry Club, Writing Workshops Dallas seminar: Submitting to Journals & Magazines with Mag Gabbert, 3PM

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