Monday, October 29, 2018

Monday Roundup: Texas Literary Calendar Oct 29-Nov 4, 2018

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of October 29-November 4, 2018: 

Special Events:

Ongoing Exhibits:
Monday, October 29:
Blue Willow Bookshop, Megan McDonald will discuss and sign JUDY MOODY AND THE RIGHT ROYAL TEA PARTY, 4:30PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Jasmine Guillory will discuss and sign her new novel THE PROPOSAL, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Edward Carey reading and signing LITTLE, 7PM

Plano
B&N - Legacy West, What Self-Made Millionaires Do That Most People Don't: 52 Ways to Create Your Own Success book signing with Ann Marie Sabath, 6:30PM

The Mix, PuroSlam: Anything Goes Slam!, 9:30PM

Pearl Stable, the San Antonio Book Festival presents GET LIT with Julián Castro discussing his memoir, An Unlikely Journey, with Congressman Joaquin Castro, 5:30PM

Wednesday, October 31:

Canyon
WTAMU, Undead Shakespeare, 6PM

Dallas
Aaron Family JCC, Dallas Jewish Bookfest presents Michael W. Waters, author of Stakes Is High: Race, Faith, and Hope for America, 7PM

Denton
UNT - Willis Library, Dr. Bruce Bond will read and discuss poems from his new book,  Frankenstein's Children, followed by a book signing, 5:30PM

Fort Worth
TCU, A Forum Celebrating 200 Years of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, 7PM

Houston
Avant Garden Bar, Write About Now Halloween-Themed Open Mic & Costume Party, 7:30PM

Murder By the Book, Clue-Themed Halloween Party, 6:30PM

Thursday, November 1:
Austin
UTSA, Dr. Jennifer Carlson will discuss her book Citizen Protectors: The Everday Politics of Guns in an Age of Decline, 6PM

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

Victoria
University of Houston, American Book Review Reading Series featuring Carina Chocano, 11AM

Friday, November 2:
Austin
BookPeople, MARTIN LIMÓN speaking and signing The Line and A.R. ASHWORTH speaking & signing Two Faced, 7PM

Malvern Books, launch of Kristy Peloquin’s Adrift: A Collection of Poems, 7PM

Canyon
Evocation Coffee Roasting House, Haiku Death Match presented by High Plains Poetry Project, 6PM

Dallas
Half Price Books Mothership, Dallas Meets Kallisto Gaia Press, 7PM

Interabang Books, Eryk Pruitt Townies: and Other Stories of Southern Mischief, 7PM

SMU, World Affairs Council of DFW hosts Joanne Freeman discussing and signing Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War, 6PM

Houston
Body, Mind & Soul, "Living Fire, Day Of the Dead: Upheaval, Regeneration and November 2018" with Dan Furst, who will also sign his newest book, The Rain on the Nile, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Bernardo Esquinca reading and signing THE OWLS ARE NOT WHAT THEY SEEM, 7PM

Discovery Green, WITS hosts Youth Performance Poetry Sessions, 6:30PM

Inprint House, First Friday Poetry Reading Series presents ANDRĖ DE KORVIN, 8:30PM

Marble Falls 
Marble Falls Library, Donna Marie Miller discussing and signing The Broken Spoke: Austin’s Legendary Honky-Tonk, 12PM

San AntonioUTSA, Creative Writing Program Reading Series featuring Barbara Neely, 6PM

Saturday, November 3:
Austin
B&N - Arboretum, Meet Rebecca Donovan signing Scorned, Torn and Reborn, 2PM
BookPeople, THOMAS JOSEF speaking & signing Incoming!: Secrets of a Contract Warrior in Afghanistan, 5PM
Fort Worth
Central Library, Exploring Lost Restaurants of Fort Worth with Celestina Blok, 10:30AM


San Antonio
B&N, Bert Lindsey signing Quick Tender, 2PM

Sunday, November 4:

BookPeople, MATTHEW ODAM speaking & signing 2018 Austin360 Dining Guide: The Best Places to Eat in Austin, 5PM

BookWoman, In the Beginning: A poetry reading with Susan J. Rogers, 3:30PM

Cleburne
The Published Page Bookshop, Cleburne Holiday Open House Book Signing, 1PM


St. Regis Hotel, The Armadillo’s Tea will raise funds for Houston Grand Opera’s HGOco, the company’s community outreach and collaboration arm, as it celebrates the launch of The Armadillo’s Dream, a children’s book authored by HGOco Touring Programs Manager Dennis Arrowsmith, 3PM

Mansfield
Half Price Books, Half Price Books Mother Ship, Meet local Indie authors and pick up their latest release, while supplies last

Richardson
The Drawing Board, Writing Workshops Dallas seminar: "How to Write Science Fiction That Sells" with Nebula Award-winner William Ledbetter, 3PM


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