Monday, August 20, 2018

Monday Roundup: Texas Literary Calendar August 20-26, 2018

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of August 20-26, 2018: 

Special Events:
Book Drive for Houston Area Unaccompanied Minors presents Book Drive Benefit & Celebration, August 22

5th Annual Study Social benefiting Literacy First, Austin, August 24

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

Monday, August 20:

Interabang Books, Vicky Skinner reading and signing HOW TO BREATHE UNDERWATER, 7PM

Fort Worth
Half Price Books - Ridgmar, fantasy author Garon Whited will meet with fans and sign his books, including the critically acclaimed Nightlord series, 6PM

Murder By the Book, David Joy will sign and discuss The Line That Held Us, 6:30PM

Richardson Public Library, Writers Guild of Texas workshop: "How Travel Can Inspire" with Leilani Barnett, 7PM

Tuesday, August 21:

Interabang Books, T. Jefferson Parker reading and signing SWIFT VENGEANCE, 7PM

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

Murder By the Book, Joe Lansdale and Kasey Lansdale will sign and discuss Terror Is Our Business, 6:30PM

San Antonio
The Mix, PuroSlam Summer Slam Showdown, 9:30PM

Wednesday, August 22:
Avant Garden, Erotic Poetry Slam, 7:30PM

Murder By the Book, T. Jefferson Parker will sign and discuss Swift Vengeance, 6:30PM

Interabang Books, Rachel Devlin reading and signing A GIRL STANDS AT THE DOOR, 7PM


B&N - Arboretum, Vicky Skinner in conversation with special guest Samantha Clark, 7PM
Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: "Poetry of Song" with Felipe de Ortego y Gasca, followed by a reception, 12:45PM


B&N - Creekwalk, Meet Amber Royer, author of Free Chocolate, 12PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Ben Amor signing The Urban Shepherd, 11AM

B&N, Gail Nancy Ingersoll signing A Hillside by the Sea: Katherine's Journal, 12PM

The Woodlands
Third Gen Coffee, Sara Triana Mitchell reading and signing Love Love Bakery, 9AM

Sunday, August 26:

1 comment:

  1. I wonder why we never have anything here in San Angelo? We're 2 hours from Abilene, 4 hours from San Antonio, 5 hours from Fort Worth/Dallas, and 8 hours from Houston! Yet, we have plenty of readers!