Monday, September 3, 2018

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR for September 3-9, 2018

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of September 3-9, 2018: 

Special Events:
Langdon Review Weekend, Granbury, September 5-8

30th Annual National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration, Lubbock, September 7-9

Hay Festival - Bogotá 39, Dallas, September 8

STAPLE! Independent Media Expo, Austin, September 8-9

Ongoing Exhibits:

The Texas Liberator: Witness to the Holocaust exhibition (from the book The Texas Liberators: Veteran Narratives from World War II), Houston, September 7-October 28

Monday, September 3, Labor Day:
San Antonio


Tuesday, September 4:

Brazos Bookstore, Luisa Muradyan reading from and signing her new poetry collection, AMERICAN RADIANCE, 7PM

San Antonio
The Mix, PuroSlam Season Opener, 9:30PM

Wednesday, September 5:
Malvern Books, an evening with Elliott Turner, who will be reading from The Night of the Virgin, his award-winning debut novel, 7PM

Checkered Past Winery, Dallas Poetry Slam presents El Jefe: Workshop, 6:30PM
Avant Garden, Write about Now hosts HPF Performance Poet of the Year Finals featuring Gawd Slam, 7:30PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Roger D. Hodge will discuss and sign his book TEXAS BLOOD, 7PM

MATCH Houston, LIREC Movement Creative & Invisible Lines Present A Houston Fringe Festival Event: Maraposa with "Mariposa: The Poetry and Chrysalis of Sharon Olson," 7:30PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Joseph G. Munisteri discussing and signing Born in Rome: From Italy to the Energy Empire, 5PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Celia Aily Carranza discussing and signing The Golden Butterfly: My Journey to Heaven on Earth, 5PM

Thursday, September 6:
Interabang Books, James Forman discussing and signing LOCKING UP OUR OWN, 7PM

Spiderweb HQ, Zine Workshop: Reasons to F@*&ing Vote: Vol. 1!, 6PM

Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library, Write Stuff Club’s Fourth Annual Reading Presentation, 6PM


Friday, September 7:

Harker Heights
Inprint House, First Friday Reading Series featuring poet Michael J. Galko, 8:30PM

Saturday, September 8:

Preston Royal Library, Poetry Society of Texas meeting featuring Steve Sanders, 2:30 PM

El Paso
Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: "The Eighth of September" with Donna Snyder, 12:45PM

Dallas Museum of Art, Arts & Letters Live presents artist and activist Kimothy Joy discussing and signing That's What She Said, 4PM (preceded by a portraiture workshop at 1:30 PM)

Interabang Books, Alex Beard presents THE LYING KING, 1PM

Omni Dallas at Park West, Jane Austin Society Fall meeting: lecture and discussion celebrating the 200th anniversary of the publication of Persuasion, 2PM

Brazos Bookstore, Meg Cabot reading and signing ROYAL CROWN, 5PM

Murder By the Book, Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, and Karen White will sign and discuss The Glass Ocean, and Kristina McMorris will sign and discuss Sold On A Monday, 2PM

George Memorial Library, Fort Bend County Libraries presents "The Arts of Russell Autrey: Artist, Photographer, Raconteur" opening day, 2PM

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