Monday, November 5, 2018

Monday Roundup: Texas Literary Calendar Nov 5-11

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of November 5-11, 2018: 

Special Events:

Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation presents Jungle Book Gala, Houston, Nov 9

A Forum Celebrating 200 Years of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Fort Worth, Nov 9

Ongoing Exhibits:
Brazos Bookstore, poet Randall Watson reading from and signing THE GEOMETRY OF WISHES, 7PM

Murder By the Book, James Anderson will sign and discuss the paperback release of Lullaby Road, 6:30PM

Tracy Gee Community Center, SCBWI monthly meeting: "There’s More To The Story" with illustrating and writing duo Megan and Jorge Lacera, 7PM

South Irving Library, Marissa Meyer reading and signing her new book, Archenemies, 7PM

San Antonio

Wednesday, November 7:
Brazos Bookstore, Amy Gentry discussing and signing TORI AMOS’ BOYS FOR PELE (33 1/3), 7PM

LSC - North Harris Campus, The Human Library serves as a platform to start casual and judge-free conversations between Human Books and Readers, 9AM

San Antonio
El Tropicano Hotel, Hugh Fitzsimons discussing A Rock Between Two Rivers, 11AM

The Twig Book Shop, Hugh Fitzsimons discussing and signing A Rock between Two Rivers: Fracturing a Texas Family Ranch, 5:30PM

The Woodlands
B&N - Woodlands Mall, Ted the Friendly Frog and the Tale of the Diamond reading and signing with Scott McCall, 6PM

Thursday, November 8:

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Gemini Ink at The Twig: a reading with Lisha Garcia & Natasha Sajé, 6PM

Sugar Land
B&N - First Colony, Story time with local author Maria Ashworth, 10AM
Friday, November 9:
Malvern Books, an evening with acclaimed poets Diane Seuss and John Fry, 7PM

Manchaca Branch Library, In honor of Veteran's Day, Mary Cronk Farrell will present a free, multi-media program on her book Pure Grit: How American WWII Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in the Pacific, 2:30PM

Interabang Books, Alex Temblador reading and signing SECRETS OF THE CASA ROSADA, 7PM

Mighty Fine Arts, Poets on X+ featuring Tejana Còsmica, 8PM

The Wild Detectives, Pulitzer Prize finalist and New York Times bestselling author Ben Montgomery discussing and signing The Man Who Walked Backward: An American Dreamer’s Search for Meaning in the Great Depression, 7:30PM

El Paso
Literarity Book Shop, a reading, conversation, and signing with New York poet/novelist Anna Moschovakis, 6PM

B&N - River Oaks, Kat Kronenberg signing Dream Big, 3PM

Houston Center for Photography, Mike Marvins discussing and signing The Texas Hill Country: A Photographic Adventure, 6PM

The Printing Museum, Artist Talk and Reception with Wandering Book Artists Donna & Peter Thomas, 6:30PM

Saturday, November 10:
Wild Magnolias, NeoSoul Poetry Slam featuring Deep, 6PM 
College Station
Half Price Books, local author Erica Duboiswill sell and sign her semi-autobiographical novel, The Glass Mask: Monsters Lurk Beneath, 11AM

Gemini Ink, Workshop: "Revision Strategies for Poets: Looking at Mode in Poems" with Natasha Sajé, 10AM

The Twig Book Shop, Gregory Fynch reading and signing Does a Frog Remember its Tail?: A Coming of Age Story, 1PM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre, Meet the Author Series: Rudy Garcia discussing and signing Life Renewed, 1PM

B&N - Baybrook, Gulf Poets Society meeting featuring Jasper Kerkau, 10:30AM

Sunday, November 11:

BookPeople, DAMIEN ECHOLS speaking and signing High Magick: A Guide to the Spiritual Practices That Saved My Life on Death Row (in conversation with Robert Lee), 5PM

BookWoman, Unsung: Book & CD Launch with Jan Seides, 6PM

Malvern Books, an afternoon with poets ire’ne lara silva, Natalia Treviño, and Leslie Contreras Schwartz, 1PM

Maverick Carter House, Voices de la Luna Celebrates poet Aline Carter, 3PM

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