Monday, July 23, 2018

Monday Roundup: Texas Bookish Calendar for July 23-29, 2018

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of July 23-29, 2018: 

Special Events:
33rd Texas Shakespeare Festival, Kilgore, June 28-July 29

Macondo Writers Workshop, San Antonio, July 25-28

The Texas Playwright's Festival, Houston, July 26-29

AME: Authors Marketing Event, Dallas, July 27-29

El Tallercito's Writers Conference, Dallas, July 28

Texas Latino Comic Con 2018, Dallas, July 28

Texas Writers' League Summer Writing Retreat, Nacogdoches July 29-August 3

Ongoing Exhibits:

Fort Worth
Black Rooster Cafe, Sara Triana Mitchell presents her children's book, Love Love Bakery: A Wild Home for All, 10:30AM
Spiderhouse Ballroom, Austin Poetry Slam featuring Joanna, 7:15PM

Deep Vellum Books, Sergio Pitol: An Evening with Translator George Henson, 7PM

Interabang Books, Ottessa Moshfegh reading and signing MY YEAR OF REST AND RELAXATION, 7PM

The Wild Detectives, Short Shorts & Tall Tales: an informal backyard reading of short stories and novel excerpts, 7:30PM

El Paso
The Black Orchid Lounge, Barbed Wire Open Mic series, 8PM


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

The Twig Book Shop, Watt Casey discussing and signing My Guitar is a Camera, 5PM

Wednesday, July 25:

BookWoman, Kristin Casey discussing and signing Rock Monster: My Life with Joe Walsh, 7PM

Terrazas Branch Library, Aural Literature July Reading featuring Chicon Street Poets, 7:30PM

Interabang Books, Kent Wascom reading and signing THE NEW INHERITORS, 7PM


Thursday, July 26:
Interabang Books, Brian Abrams discussing and signing OBAMA: AN ORAL HISTORY, 7PM

B&N - River Oaks, Story time with local author Victoria Martin reading and signing Itty Bitty ... Is That You?, 11AM

South Irving Library, Sweet & Salty Love YA Author Panel with with authors Maurene Goo, Amy Spalding, and Siobhan Vivian, 7PM

Sugar Land

Friday, July 27:
Visionary Heights, Ocotillo Review reading featuring Russell Ashworth, Gabrielle Langley, Marc Hess, Rebecca Oxley, Diane Heath, Andrea Barbosa, and Tony Burnett, 6:30PM

New Waverly
Honey's Coffee & Biscuits, Sara Triana Mitchell presents her children's book, Love Love Bakery: A Wild Home for All, 9:30AM

Saturday, July 28:
BookPeople, SAMANTHA M. CLARK speaking & signing The Boy, the Boat, and the Beast, 2PM

Half Price Books - S. Lamar, international street artist and author The Impossible Winterbourne will sell and sign his illustrated children's book The AlphaBots, 1PM

El Paso
B&N - Sunland Park, Roxanne Lambie signing Quantum, 3PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Brian Smith will discuss and sign his book LIFTOFF!: THE TANK, THE STORM, AND THE ASTROS' IMPROBABLE ASCENT TO BASEBALL IMMORTALITY, 1PM

Brasil, Writing workshop followed by a poetry slam hosted by Houston VIP National Poetry Slam Team; poets can earn points toward competing for the national team, 7PM

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

Houston Public Library, Hip Hop for Literacy with Houston Poet Laureate Deborah “D.E.E.P.” Mouton and Slick Rick, 2PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Shyrell Hobson discussing and signing Seams of Gold: Discovering Beauty in Brokenness, 3PM

B&N, The Adventures of Shadow, the Almost Black Kitten book signing with Debra Steffens, 1PM

B&N, Big Man Blue and Two Man Red book signing with Nicole Locker, 2PM



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