Monday, July 9, 2018

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR July 9-15, 2018

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of July 9-15, 2018: 

Special Events:
8th Helen Warren DeGolyer Triennial Exhibition & Competition for American Bookbinding, Dallas, June 8-July 13

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

Girls, Inc. Literacy Camp, Fort Worth, July 9-12

49th Annual Summer Conference of the Poetry Society of Texas, Waco, July 12-14

East Texas Writers Guild 15th Annual Summer Conference, Tyler, July 14

Ongoing Exhibits:
Abilene
Main Library, Young Audiences: Elizabeth Kahura, Storyteller, 10:45AM & 3PM

Austin
Dallas Museum of Art, Arts & Letters Live: Distinguished novelist, literary critic, and essayist Francine Prose discussing What to Read and Why, and the editor of the New York Times Book Review, Pamela Paul, discussing My Life with Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues, 7:30PM

Hall of State at Fair Park, Dallas Historical Society Brown Bag Lecture: Texas Ladies Who Made Their Cities Proud with author Rosemary Rumbley, 12PM


Katy Budget Books, R.R. Born signing May Day, 6:30PM

Warehouse Live, The Moth StorySLAM, 7:30PM

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

Wednesday, July 11:
Avant Garden, Write About Now Youth Poetry Slam, 7:30PM

Brazos Bookstore, Intellect U Well: featuring readings and signings with authors Diana Adesola Mafe, Stanley Corkin and David Peisner, 7PM

River Oaks Bookstore, William C. Martin discussing and signing A Prophet with Honor: The Billy Graham Story, 5PM

Thursday, July 12:

Houston
Five Nine Hookah Lounge, Real Tyme Improv Poetry and Open Mic, 7PM

Murder By the Book, Suzanne Rindell will sign and discuss Eagle & Crane, 6:30PM

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

Austin
BookWoman, Spike Gillespie reading and signing The Tao of Bob, 6PM

Central Library, Joshua Pollock will discuss his book The Heartfulness Way: Heart-Based Meditations for Spiritual Transformation, 2PM

Sterling Events Austin, NeoSoul Poetry Slam featuring Gawd Slam, 6PM

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

Katy Budget Books, Wendy Zelond signing her book about women in business, We Talk, We Lead, 1PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Obioma Martin discussing and signing B.R.E.A.T.H.E : Empowered to Live a Stress-Free Life, 3PM

Odessa
Ellen Noël Art Museum, Great American Read-In, 10AM

Richardson
San Antonio
B&N - San Pedro, Jason Bond signing Testimony, 2PM
B&N - Baybrook, Gulf Coast Poets meeting featuring Sharon O, 10:30AM

B&N - Baybrook, Meet the Author: Saralyn Richard, 1PM

Sunday, July 15:
B&N - Preston/Royal, Thomas Fellows signs Forget Self-Help: Re-examining the Golden Rule, 2PM

The Foundry Club, Writing Workshops Dallas seminar: "The Ones We Love to Hate: Writing Villains Who Beg Your Readers to Root for Them (and Make Your Heroes Better Too)" with J.R. Forasteros, 3PM

Half Price Books - The Mother Ship, former Dallas Morning News dining critic Dotty Griffith will sell and sign her book, The Ultimate Tortilla Press Cookbook, and local author Aelicia Watson will sell and sign her inspirational book, Anointed Survivor, 1PM

The Wild Detectives, Backyard Story Night: Dallas Edition, 7PM

Houston
Lawndale Art Center, artist Elaine Bradford and poet Sara Cress present a poetry reading and discussion of the exhibition Routine Fables, 2PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Deborah Eden Tull discussing and signing Relational Mindfulness: A Handbook for Deepening Our Connections with Ourselves, Each Other, and the Planet, 2PM

San Antonio
Say Si, Trinity University Press and the Tricentennial Commission invite you to celebrate the publication of 300 Years of San Antonio & Bexar County, 2:30PM

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