Monday, March 4, 2019

Monday Roundup: Texas Literary Calendar March 4-10, 2019

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of March 4-10, 2019: 

Special Events:
Mexican Art and Literature Film Series, Houston, March 4-8

SMU's 54th Annual Women's Symposium, Dallas, March 6

34th Annual Texas Storytelling Festival, Denton, March 7-10

International Women's Day Observance, Houston, March 8

5th Annual DFW Literary Fest, Dallas, March 9

Women of Wonder Con, Dallas, March 9

Take 190: A Festival of Books & Art, Killeen, March 9

Ongoing Exhibits:

Austin
BookPeople, MARY ADKINS speaking & signing When You Read This (in conversation with Lucas Schaefer), 7PM

UT - Perry-Castañeda Library, Trevor Owens Book Discussion: The Theory and Craft of Digital Preservation, 5:30PM

Dallas
Dallas Museum of Art, Arts & Letters Live presents Texas Bound I: TIFFANY SOLANO DESENA reads “France” by Stephanie Saldaña; WILLIAM JACKSON HARPER reads “The Red Swing” by Phyllis W. Allen; JEFFREY SCHMIDT reads “So Many Lovely Lies” by Andrew Geyer; and G. W. BAILEY reads “Let Me Let You Go” by Jamie Brickhouse, 7:30PM [ticketed event]

SMU, William Chester Jordan will deliver a public lecture based on his book, The First Crusade and Jewish Martyrdom, 5PM

Denton
South Denton Branch Library, Professor's Corner: Dr. AnaLouise Keating presents Social Protest Poetry, 7PM

Houston
BookPeople, TOM ZIGAL speaking & signing Outcry Witness (in conversation with James Kunetka), 7PM

The North Door, One Page Salon featuring Adam Ruhl, Brooke Elise Axtell, Roanna Flowers, and Andrew Hilbert, 7:30PM

Spiderhouse Ballroom, Austin Poetry Slam New SH** SLAM, 7:15PM

UT - Jones Reading Room, Literary Speaker Series: neuroscientist Norman Doidge, author of The Brain’s Way of Healing, 7PM

Boerne
Cibolo Nature Center, David K. Langford discussing and signing Seasons at Selah: The Legacy of Bamberger Ranch Preserve, 6:30PM

Dallas
Hotel Crescent Court, Fred Burton discussing and signing Beirut Rules: The Murder of a CIA Station Chief and Hezbollah's War Against America, 6PM

Interabang Books, Virginia Willis discussing and signing SECRETS OF THE SOUTHERN TABLE, 6PM

Meyerson Symphony Center, 2019 University of Dallas McDermott Lecture featuring Anthony Doerr, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of All the Light We Cannot See, 7:30PM

SMU, A Conversation with Howard Schultz, author of From the Ground Up: A Journey to Reimagine the Promise of America, 8PM

The Wild Detectives, Dallas Observer columnist Jim Schutze penned a book you can’t buy, The Accommodation: The Politics of Race in an American City, which chronicles race relations in Dallas; actor, playwright and Dallas native William Jackson Harper (Chidi from "The Good Place") wrote a play based on that book; they’ll discuss the book, the play, Dallas, race, journalism, and more in a conversation, 6:30PM

Austin
Austin
Malvern Books, a poetry reading from Jane Miller, author of Who is Trixie the Trasher? And Other Questions, 7PM

Canyon
Burrowing Owl Books, A Fiction Reading by Katie Foster, 7PM

Cleburne
Cleburne Public Library, an evening with Marjorie Lewis, author of When the Men Were Gone, 6:30PM

Dallas
Houston
San Antonio
Austin

Benbrook
Brazos Bookstore, Spring Break Kickoff with Crystal Allen, 10:30AM

Brazos Bookstore, Keith O’Brien discussing and signing FLY GIRLS, 7PM

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

Katherine Tyra Branch Library, Houston Writers Guild Library Workshop, 10:30AM

Katy Budget Books, author signing with Whit McClendon, 12PM

Winston Contemporary Art, Space City Slam Preliminary #5: Compete for your chance to join the internationally-renowned Meta-Four Houston youth slam team, 6PM

Writespace, Monthly Workshop Open Mic, 7PM

Lake Dallas
Lake Dallas Public Library, Writers' League of Texas presents "Texas Writes" with ire'ne lara silva and Nikki Loftin, 10AM

Lufkin
Absolutely Fiction, Bert Lindsey Book Signing, 1:30PM

Richardson
Chocolate Angel, Fresh Fiction Afternoon Tea with author Kim Redford, 4PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Bill Wright discussing and signing The Whole Damn Cheese: Maggie Smith, Border Legend, 11AM
Dallas

Half Price Books Mother Ship, Local Author Sundays: Meet local Indie authors and pick up their latest release, while supplies last

Interabang Books, Nancy Churnin reading and signing MARTIN AND ANNE: THE KINDRED SPIRITS OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. AND ANNE FRANK, 2PM

Denton
Dan's Silverleaf, Spiderweb Salon Happy Hour Illustration Workshop with Alex Stock, 2PM

Edinburg
Museum of South Texas History, Pino Shah and Geoff Alger present the Architecture of the Lower Rio Grande Valley Photography Project and McAllen Architecture: A Visual Journey, 2PM

Houston
Brazos Bookstore, Patrick Summers discussing and signing THE SPIRIT OF THIS PLACE, 3PM

McKinney
Half Price Books, Dallas-native Robert Valleau will sell and sign his novel Dusty Road Chronicles, joined by Reagin Taylor, who is promoting her YA debut novel Flower Fields, 1PM

Richardson
The Drawing Board, Writing Workshops Dallas seminar: "Building a Platform & Social Media Audience" with Earlina Green, 3PM
San Antonio
Landa Library, Author Visit: C. Rod Pattan, MD, 3PM

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