Monday, January 28, 2019

Monday Roundup: Texas Literary Calendar January 28-February 3, 2019

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of January 28-February 3, 2019: 

Special Events:
Visiting Literary Scholar in Residence with Meir Shalev, Houston, January 27-30

4th Annual World Languages and Literatures International Film Festival, Dallas, January 29-February 26

Bookworm Festival, Jersey Village, February 2

International Bilingual Book Festival, Houston, February 2

Ongoing Exhibits:
Finding Sophie Blackall Exhibition, Abilene, October 11-February 1

30 Poems for the Tricentennial: A Poetic Legacy, San Antonio, December 3-April 25

Inside Books Archive Exhibit, Austin, January 15-February 22

Women of Flatbed: A Retrospective, Austin, January 17-April 28

Fact, Fiction, and the New World: The Role of Books in the Making of America, Austin, February 1-March 1

Monday, January 28:


The Dock Bookshop, Poetry and Open Mic, 8PM

Bohemeo's, Glass Mountain reading, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma reading and signing HOUSE OF STONE, 7PM

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

Wednesday, January 30:
BookPeople, PATRICK NESS speaking & signing And The Ocean Was Our Sky, 7PM

Terrazas Library, Chicon Street Poets present the Aural Literature January Reading, 7:30PM

Angelika Film Center & Cafe, Highland Park LitFest presents Flick Fest for LitFest (a fundraiser), 6:15PM


Interabang Books, Joseph Finder reading and signing JUDGMENT, 7PM

SMU, Angeline Lillard, Ph.D. discussing and signing Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius, 7PM

The Wild Detectives, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King will discuss Beneath a Ruthless Sun with culture critic Chris Vognar, 7:30PM

Wilshire Baptist Church, Half Price Books Book Club 2019 presents social justice advocate, journalist, and author Stephanie Land, who will discuss and sign copies of her debut memoir, Maid, a beautiful and gritty account of poverty and motherhood (A portion of proceeds from this ticketed event will benefit CitySquare, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting the causes and effects of poverty through service, advocacy and friendship.), 7PM

El Paso
B-17 Bombers Oyster Pub, The Barbed Wire Open Mic Series, 8PM

Friday, February 1:


El Paso
Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: , 12:45PM

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

Houston Public Library, Art of Children's Books Illustration opening reception, 12PM

Murder By the Book, Christina Dodd will sign and discuss What Doesn't Kill Her, 4:30PM

Port Neches
Fleur Fine Books, Meet & greet and book signing with Christian YA mystery/adventure author Aaron Zook, 3PM

San Antonio
B&N - San Pedro, Brian Salmon discussing and signing The Birth Guy's Go-To Guide For New Dads, 1PM

The Twig Book Shop, Christina Montoya signing The Sacred Roots of Ofelia Rosas, 1PM

Sunday, February 3:
BookPeople, KIMMIE RHODES speaking & signing Radio Dreams: The Story of An Outlaw DJ and a Cosmic Cowgirl, 2PM

BookPeople, KIRSTEN BRUNNER & BRIAN SALMON speaking & signing The Birth Guy's Go-To Guide for New Dads: How to Support Your Partner Through Birth, Breastfeeding & Beyond, 5PM
The Drawing Board, Writing Workshops Dallas seminar: "The Mystical Art of Writing a Killer Query Letter" with Harry Hunsicker, , 3PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Gil Dominguez signing It Happened in San Antonio, 12PM

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