Monday, June 18, 2018

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR June 18-24, 2018

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of June 18-24, 2018: 

Special Events:
Meet Valley Authors Night, McAllen, June 22

12th Annual Austin African American Book Festival, June 23

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

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

Monday, June 18:
Interabang Books, Terry Brooks reading and signing THE FALL OF SHANNARA: THE SKAAR INVASION, 7PM

Moody Performance Hall, Oral Fixation presents "All Over the Map," 8PM

Warwick Melrose Dallas, The World Affairs Council of DFW and the Dallas Democratic Party host Former Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes discussing and signing The World As It Is: Inside the Obama White House, 6:30PM

Brazos Bookstore, Mark Haskell Smith reading and signing BLOWN, 7PM

San Antonio
The Mix, PuroSlam Poetry ft. DJ Donnie Dee, 9:30PM

The Twig Book Shop, Natalia Sylvester reading and signing Everyone Knows You Go Home, 6PM

Dickens County-Spur Library, Special appearance by S.J. Dahlstrom, author of the Wilder Good series, 10AM

Wednesday, June 20:
Avant Garden, Meta-Four Houston at Write About Now Youth Poetry Slam, 7:30PM

Murder By the Book, Cara Black will sign her Aimee Leduc prequel, Murder On The Left Bank, 6:30PM

San Antonio
Trinity University, 300 Years of San Antonio and Bexar County Book Launch, 10AM
The Wild Detectives, Taryn Bashford signing her new book, The Harper Effect, 3PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Special Story time with Stephanie Ledyard, author of Pie Is for Sharing, 10AM

River Oaks Bookstore, poet Rose Bruno Bailey reading and signing Camellia in Snow, 5PM

George W. Bush Childhood Home, Laura Bush Literacy Program Reading Event, 4:30PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Dawson Barrett discussing and signing The Defiant: Protest Movements in Post-Liberal America, 5PM

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

Friday, June 22:
Brazos Bookstore, Natalia Sylvester reading and signing EVERYONE KNOWS YOU GO HOME, 7PM

B&N - Legacy West, The Moscow Deception: An International Spy Thriller book signing with Karen Robards, 7PM

Saturday, June 23:
BookWoman, Nasty!: A Reading and Signing by Fierce Women Writers including Rhonda Jackson Joseph, Melissa Moralez, Rachel Stevens, and Kim Vodicka, 6PM

Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center, Class: Native Host Plants for Texas Butterflies (and Moths) Class with Jim and Lynne Weber, authors of Native Host Plants for Texas Butterflies, 9AM

The Published Page Bookshop, Heath Dollar reading and signing Waylon County: Texas Stories, 4PM


Murder By the Book, Levis Keltner will sign and discuss Into That Good Night, 4:30PM

Central Library, Workshop: "Testimonio: A Writing Workshop of the Body" with Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros, 11AM

Felkiz Modern, Michael Cirlos signing Humans of San Antonio, 11AM

The Twig Book Shop, Mary Virginia McCormick Pittman signing Four Legged Heroes, 11AM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre, An afternoon with award-winning children's author Patty York Raymond, 1PM

B&N - Town Square, Jane Alvey Harris signing Secret Keeper, 2PM


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