Monday, December 3, 2018

Monday Roundup: Texas Literary Calendar Dec 3-9, 2018

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

Special Events:
2018 Emily Dickinson Birthday Gathering of Poets Dinner Reading, Conroe, December 6

Holiday Book Fest, Fort Worth, December 8

Laredo Book Festival, December 8

Humanities Texas Holiday Book Fair, Austin, December 8

Ongoing Exhibits:
The Twig Book Shop, Rachael Sparks reading and signing Resistant, 5PM

Tuesday, December 4:

Spiderhouse Ballroom, Austin Poetry Slam: Women of the Austin Slam Championship, 7:15PM

Fort Worth

Riverside Nature Center Association, Lynne Weber and Jim Weber discussing and signing Native Host Plants for Texas Butterflies, 1PM

San Antonio
Royal Oaks Country Club, Friends of the SMU LIbraries Annual Holiday Luncheon: Anne Hughes presents My Life with Tom Hughes: A Personal Story of the "Musicals Man" of Dallas, 11:30AM

SEAD Gallery & Bookshop, Author Talk with Arnold LeUnes, 6PM


Highland Park United Methodist Church, Authors LIVE! presents H.W. Brands and Heirs of the Founders, 6PM

Interabang Books, Holiday Open House, 5PM

Murder By the Book, AR Baumann will sign and discuss Thicker Than Blood, 6:30PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Bryant Boutwell discussing and signing I’m Dr. Red Duke, 5:30PM

Friday, December 7:

Malvern Books, the launch of the poetry collection Spokes of an Uneven Wheel by Colin Dodds, 7PM

The Village Cafe & Art979 Gallery, William E. Moore signing The Texas Calaboose and Other Forgotten Jails, 4PM


MATCH: Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, Inprint and UH host a memorial celebration of poet, teacher, and storyteller Tony Hoagland, 6PM

San Antonio

The Twig Book Shop, Joy Jones reading and signing The Last Madam: A Legend of the Texas Chicken Ranch, 5PM

Saturday, December 8:

Charter Medical Center, book launch of GODS AND HEROES by Oladele Olusanya, 10AM

El Paso
Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: "Outside the Box Part 3" with Eternity Wauls, 12:45PM

Fort Worth
Monkey & Dog Books, Local Author Signing: Marjorie Herrera Lewis presents When the Men Were Gone, 1PM

Galveston Bookshop, Col. Kelley Crooks USAF (Ret.) signing Warships at Seawolf Park (Images of America Series), 3PM

East Library, Posadas Holiday Celebration featuring author Xavier Garza, 2:30PM

West Library, 4th annual Harry Potter Yule Ball for Teens, 5PM

The Bosslight, Jessi Lanier signing Our Brave Star, 12PM

Wild Magnolias, NeoSoul Poetry $200 Slam, 6PM

Port Neches
Fleur Fine Books, Meet & Greet with Raymond McHenry, author of The Innkeeper's Journal, 3PM

San Antonio
Dead Tree Books, Meet the Author - Rohn Bayes, 2PM

Gemini Ink, Winter Market Open House, 12PM

The Twig Book Shop, Terence White, Sr. discussing and signing Why Marriage is Important to God, 11AM

The Twig Book Shop, Amelia Banis signing The Last Year, 2PM

B&N - Baybrook, Meet children's author Joy Sewing, 11AM

Sunday, December 9:
Malvern Books, Austin Writers Roulette presents "The End is the Beginning," 4PM

LBJ Library, Russ Whitlock, former superintendent of the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, signing The Texas White House, 11:30AM

Half Price Books Mother Ship, Meet local Indie authors and pick up their latest release, while supplies last
The Drawing Board, Writing Workshops Dallas seminar: "How to Write Flash Fiction" with Eden Elieff, 3PM

San Antonio

Dead Tree Books, Dead Tree Books, John C. Payne signing Three and Out, 12PM

The Twig Book Shop, Clara Harmonson discussing and signing Hair Chronicles, 12PM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre, Meet the Author Series: Lamar Jones discussing and signing The Adventures of Sir Jankster, 1PM

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