Monday, October 1, 2018

Monday Roundup: Texas Literary Calendar October 1-7, 2018

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of October 1-7, 2018: 

Special Events:
Waco WordFest, October 5-7

Boerne Book & Arts Fest, October 6

Evening with the Authors, Lockhart, October 6

Texas Teen Book Festival, Austin, October 6

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

Texas Writers exhibition, Fort Stockton, October 1-22

Traversing Dimensions: An Exploration of Diversity in Science Fiction, Austin, October 1-31

Houston
Brazos Bookstore, An Evening with Dorothy Project: Cristina Rivera Garza & Sabrina Orah Mark, 7PM

NOKturne, Back Alley Poems, 7:30PM

Tracy Gee Community Center, Houston SCBWI Conference Recap – Panel Discussion by Attendees, 7PM

San Antonio
San Antonio College, “Inspiring Radical Creativity: An Evening with Gabby Rivera," 7PM

Tuesday, October 2:

Fort Worth

The Mix, PuroSlam featuring DJ Donnie Dee, 9:30PM

Southlake
B&N - Town Square, When the Men Were Gone book signing with Marjorie Herrera Lewis, 7PM

Wednesday, October 3:


Crescent Club, World Affairs Council of DFW hosts Ken Starr discussing and signing Contempt, 12PM

Houston

Blue Willow Bookshop, Meet your favorite authors and discover new ones at the Epic Reads Meet Up with Elana K. Arnold, Kendare Blake, Anna Godbersen, Mackenzi Lee, and Claire Legrand, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Ben Fountain discussing and signing BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY BURN AGAIN, 7PM

Holocaust Museum Houston, The Book Smugglers with David E. Fishman, 7PM

Houston Museum of African American Culture, Houston VIP Slam and VIP Arts Houston present EnlighTEN: Celebrating 10 Years of Poetry Slam, 6:30PM


Plano
B&N - Legacy West, Handcrafted: A Woodworker's Story book signing with Clint Harp, 7PM

San Antonio
Central Library, "Three Centuries of Latino Writing and Resistance in San Antonio" a public conversation to discuss the history of Tejana writing and the role of news papers in the 19th century San Antonio, moderated by Tomás Ybarra-Frausto & Carmen Tafolla, with guest panelists Jerry Poyo, and Raúl Coronado, 6:30PM


San Marcos
Texas State - Alkek Library, Wittliff Collections reading series hosts a reading and signing with Valeria Luiselli, 3:30PM

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



Kyle
Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center, the KAP reading series hosts a reading and signing with Valeria Luiselli, 7:30PM
Saturday, October 6:
Frisco
B&N - Stonebriar, Builder Brothers: Big Plans event with Jonathan Scott and Drew Scott, 5PM

Houston

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

Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church, Jodi Picoult reading and discussing A SPARK OF LIGHT, 7:30PM [ticketed event]

Laredo
Cafe Dolce del Mar, Laredo Border Slam October Writing Workshop: Rehearsing and Preparing, 12PM

B&N - Town Square, Lisa Lynn signing Unraveled, Time to Tell and Story Octopus: Writing Helper Extraordinaire, 1PM

Webster
B&N - Baybrook, Gulf Coast Poets meeting featuring Edward Vidaurre, 1PM

The Woodlands
B&N, Builder Brothers: Big Plans event with Jonathan Scott and Drew Scott, 10AM

Sunday, October 7:
Austin
BookPeople, DREW and JONATHAN SCOTT signing Builder Brothers: Big Plans, 4PM [ticketed event]

The Writing Barn, Teen Writing Residency, 1PM

Dallas


Frisco

Mansfield
Half Price Books, Local Author Sundays: Meet local Indie authors and pick up their latest release, while supplies last

San Antonio
B&N - Northwoods, Builder Brothers: Big Plans event with Jonathan Scott and Drew Scott, 11AM

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