Monday, July 16, 2018

Monday Roundup: TEXAS BOOKISH EVENTS July 16-22, 2018

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of July 16-22, 2018: 

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

Barrio Writers Summer Workshop, Pflugerville, July 16-21

Celebration Magazine's 4th Annual Live, Laugh and Learn, Richardson, July 17

Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival, Houston, July 18-21

Gemini Ink Writers Conference, San Antonio, July 20-22

The Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, Grapevine, July 20-22

Ongoing Exhibits:
Deep Vellum Books, Joe Milazzo presents Of All Places In This Place Of All Places, 7PM

Half Price Books Mother Ship, writer, entertainer and internet sensation Melissa Radke will discuss and sign her humorous and inspirational new book, Eat Cake. Be Brave., 7PM [numbered pass required for signing line]

Interabang Books, May Cobb reading and signing BIG WOODS, 7PM

Klyde Warren Park, The Wild Detectives presents the Locals Only Book Club: join author Kathleen Kent to discuss The Dime, 6PM

Murder By the Book, Dan Stuart will sign and discuss The Unfortunate Demise of Marlow Billings, 6:30PM

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

Houston Public Library, Joe Holley discussing and signing Hurricane Season, 6:30PM

Murder By the Book, David Bell will sign and discuss Somebody's Daughter, 6:30PM

San Antonio
Sabina's Coffee House, Ocotillo Review summer edition reading, 6:30PM
Crooked Tree Coffee Shop, Sara Triana Mitchell presents her new children's book, Love Love Bakery: A Wild Home for All, 10:30AM

Dallas Museum of Art, Arts & Letters Live presents a Reading and Conversation with Sheila Heti, author of Motherhood, and Sigrid Nunez, author The Friend, 7:30PM

South Irving Library, Storyteller DeeCee Cornish, 2PM

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

Friday, July 20:
BookPeople, KATIE WILLIAMS speaking & signing Tell the Machine Goodnight, 7PM

Malvern Books, Page by Page: On Craft & Other Writerly Pursuits: "The Art of Submitting Work: The Triumphs and Pitfalls of Putting Yourself Out There" with Tatiana Ryckman, 7PM

Palo Duro Canyon State Park Gallery & Visitor’s Center, Natalie Bright signing her two newest easy readers + meet the rescue horses and their trainers, 9:30AM

El Paso
Fahrenheit 180, Barbed Wire Open Mic Series, 7:30PM

Murder By the Book, Ace Atkins will sign and discuss The Sinners, and Megan Abbott will sign and discuss Give Me Your Hand, 6:30PM

San Antonio
B&N - San Pedro, Eat Cake. Be Brave. book signing with Melissa Radke, 7PM

Saturday, July 21:
Blue Baker Arboretum, Austin SCWBI's Author Lunch featuring Jessica Lee Anderson, 11:30AM

BookPeople, DAVID BOWLES speaking & signing Feathered Serpent, Dark Heart of Sky: Myths of Mexico (in conversation with Rebecca Gomez, Curator of Exhibitions & Programs at Mexic-Arte Museum), 2PM

BookPeople, MELISSA RADKE speaking & signing Eat Cake. Be Brave., 6PM

Half Price Books - S. Lamar, local author Henry Nash will sell and sign his inspirational book, Integrity Does Matter: Living a Life Above Reproach, 1PM

Malvern Books, celebrate the launch of Keith R. Rees’ new novel, One Night in Bangkok, 7PM

Winspear Opera House, AT&T Performing Arts Center presents #hearhere: Ira Glass, 8PM

B&N - Golden Triangle Mall, Blaise Ramsay signing Blessing Luna, 2PM

El Paso
Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: "Assaying the Essay" with Bill Sparks, 12:45PM

Galveston Bookshop, Linda Pirtle signing The Mah Jongg Murders, 2PM

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

MATCH Houston, Apollo Poetry Showcase, 7:30PM

Murder By the Book, May Cobb will sign and discuss Big Woods, 4:30PM

Port Neches
Fleur Fine Books, Harold Brown signing My Son, To Whom It May Concern, 3PM

CityLine DFW, Sara Triana Mitchell presents her new children's book, Love Love Bakery: A Wild Home for All, 9, 10, and 11AM

San Antonio

Murder By the Book, Daniel Silva will sign and discuss his new book, The Other Woman, 4PM [line number required for signing]

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