Monday, November 12, 2018

Monday Roundup: Texas Literary Calendar Nov 12-18, 2018

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of November 12-18, 2018: 

Special Events:
Brazos Bookstore, Barkley Thompson discussing and signing IN THE MIDST OF THE CITY, 7PM

Cullen Performance Hall, Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series presents Jonathan Lethem (The Feral Detective) and Gary Shteyngart (Lake Success), 7:30PM

South Plains College Library, Jodi Thomas speaking and signing Mistletoe Miracles, 2PM and 6PM


Tuesday, November 13:

Cedar Park
Half Price Books, Sean Shapiro book signing 100 Things Stars Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die, 7PM

Interabang Books, Juliana McCarthy THE STARS WITHIN YOU, 7PM

SMU - Fondren Library, Andrew Dowdy presents Wanderer on the American Frontier: The Travels of John Maley, 1803-1813, 5:30PM

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


UTSA, Veterans' Voices in San Antonio, 5PM

Wednesday, November 14:
Austin Central Public Library, LIANE MORIARTY speaking & signing Nine Perfect Strangers, 7PM [ticketed event]

Malvern Books, Free Minds Presents an evening with the Fall 2018 Writing Workshop, 7PM

College Station
Half Price Books, former Dallas Cowboys beat writer and Dallas Morning News sportswriting staffer Marjorie Herrera Lewis will discuss and sign her debut historical novel, When the Men Were Gone, 7PM


Brazos Bookstore, Christopher Kimball discussing and signing MILK STREET: TUESDAY NIGHTS, 7PM

Junior League, World Affairs Council of Greater Houston hosts Michael Beschloss discussing and signing Presidents of War, 7PM

Katy Budget Books, Author Signing and Donation Drive with Ann Braden, 6:30PM

Write About Now, Poetry Slam featuring Masterpiece, 7:30PM

North Richland Hills
North Richland Hills Library, Behind the Book with author Susan Orlean, 1PM [ticketed reception 12PM]

Haggard Library, Susan Orlean discussing and signing The Library Book, 7PM [ticketed reception 6PM]

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Gretchen Rose reading and signing Dancing With the Devil, 5PM

Thursday, November 15:
San Marcos
St. Philip's College, Distinguished Speaker Series: David Wood, 5:30PM

Texas State, Wittliff Collections Reading Series featuring Marie Howe, 3:30PM
Friday, November 16:

Heroes Lounge, Gladiator Slam 2018, 8PM

UT Dallas, Reunion Volume 8 Launch Party, 6PM

The Wild Detectives, Maya Rao discussing and signing Great American Outpost, 7PM

B&N - Stonebriar, Flashback (B&N Exclusive Edition) book signing with Shannon Messenger, 7PM [wristbanded event]

Brazos Bookstore, poet Rachel Cobb reading from and signing MISTRAL, 6:30PM

Lawndale Art Center, Gulf Coast Reading Series featuring Hanif Abdurraqib, Cait Weiss Orcutt, Devereux Fortuna, and Matthew Krajniak, 7PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Alicia Gaspar de Alba reading and signing The Curse of the Gypsy: Ten Stories and a Novella, 6PM

Katherine Ann Porter Literary Center, KAP Reading Series featuring Marie Howe, 7:30PM

San Antonio
Viva Tacoland, A Night of Poetry from Finishing Line Press featuring Natalia Treviño, with Alexandra van de Kamp & Tyler Julian, 6:30PM

Saturday, November 17:
Front Street Books, Mystery author Reavis Wortham, 5PM
The Bearded Monk, American Literary Review reading, 3PM

El Paso
Memorial Park Library, Tumblewords Workshop: "Outside the Box Part 2" with Eternity Wauls, 12:45PM

Fort Worth
Monkey & Dog Books, Allison F. Speer book signing, 1PM

Box Garden at Legacy Hall, B&N - Stonebriar hosts performance and book signing with Why Don't We: In the Limelight, 11:30AM

Galveston Bookshop, Jo Adams McAuley signing Winds of Change, 12PM
B&N - River Oaks, Adriane Doherty reading and signing ABC Texas, 11AM
Malvern Books, Meet & Greet with LesFic authors Jaycie Morrison and Barbara Ann Wright, 1PM

Brazos Bookstore, Kayla Olson reading and signing THIS SPLINTERED SILENCE, 3PM

Houston Public Library, Join the National Book Foundation at the Houston Public Library as they launch a new campaign and celebration focused on the literary legacy and seminal works of James Baldwin, 2PM

XFINITY Fireplace at Memorial City Mall, The band Why Don’t We will play an acoustic set, then sign copies of their new book WHY DON’T WE: IN THE LIMELIGHT, 12:30PM [ticketed event]

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Rebecca Caprara signing The Magic of Melwick Orchard, 12PM

The Woodlands
B&N - Woodlands Mall, author signing: Winds of Change, 1PM

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