Monday, August 13, 2018

Monday Roundup: TEXAS BOOKISH CALENDAR August 13-19, 2018

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of August 13-19, 2018: 

Special Events:
3rd Annual Literary Libations Week: a Lit Crawl Austin fundraiser, Austin, August 12-15

Ongoing Exhibits:
Interabang Books, Mimi Swartz discussing and signing Ticker: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Robert Wagner discussing and signing MOBY DICK AND THE MYTHOLOGY OF OIL, 7PM

Murder By the Book, Gina Wohlsdorf will sign and discuss Blood Highway, 6:30PM

Warehouse Live, The Moth StorySLAM: Collaboration, 7:30PM

San Antonio
The Mix, PuroSlam Summer Fest Part I, 9:30PM

Wednesday, August 15:
Avant Garden, Write About Now Poetry Open Mic featuring Alex Tha Great, 7:30PM

Thursday, August 16:

The Heritage Society, Noon Lecture Series: The Chicken Ranch with author Jayme Lynn Blaschke, 12PM

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

San Antonio
Culture Commons Gallery, Thirty Poems for the Tricentennial, A Poetic Legacy Exhibit, 6PM

Sugar Land

Friday, August 17:


San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Vincent Di Blasi reading and signing Creating Cassandra, 5PM

Saturday, August 18:
Austin History Center, Chuck Parsons discussing and signing Ben Thompson: Portrait of a Gunfighter, 2PM

Interabang Books, Suzanne Crowley reading and signing FINDING ESME, 1PM

El Paso
Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: "The Radical Amazement of Rumi IV" with Robin Scofield, 12:45PM

Fort Worth
Funky Town Festival, Panther City Review 2018 launch, 4PM

Monkey & Dog Books, George Goldthwaite will read from and sign Survival on Mystery Mesa, as well as reveal the cover art for his next book, 1PM 

Brazos Bookstore, Special story time with Jason Gallaher reading Whobert Whover, 10:30AM

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

Katy Budget Books, StoryCulture Awards Ceremony: Winners of the StoryCulture Short Story Contest will be announced and presented with a bound copy of the collection of selected short stories, 4PM

Murder By the Book, William Dylan Powell will sign and discuss 100 Things to Do in Houston Before You Die, 2nd Edition, 4:30PM

Dead Tree Books, Shawn Settle signing Trust Me, 1PM

The Twig Book Shop, Hector Pacheco signing Canary Islanders of San Antonio, 11AM

Sulphur Springs
The Bookworm Box, 5 Author Signing: Colleen Hoover, Abbi Glines, Daryl Banner, Tammara Webber, and Fisher Amelie, 1PM

B&N, John L. Lansdale signing Long Walk Home, 12PM

Sunday, August 19:
Katy Budget Books, Author Signing: Lily Blackwood (The Warrior of Clan Kincaid), Shana Galen (An Affair with a Spare), and Sophie Jordan (The Duke Buys a Bride), 3PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, H. Rick Goff signing A Line in the Water, 12PM

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