Monday, March 18, 2019

Monday Roundup: Texas Literary Calendar March 18-24, 2019

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of March 18-24, 2019 compiled exclusively for Lone Star Literary Life by Texas Book Lover.

Special Events:
Barrio Writers Spring Break 2019, Austin, March 21-22

2019 Friends of Fondren Library Gala, Houston, March 22

North Texas Teen Book Festival, Irving, March 22-23

2019 REELpoetry, Houston, March 22-24

2nd Annual Women on the Bayou Poetry Slam, Houston, March 23

Home Run Author Event, Arlington, March 23

WORDfest/WORDfield 2019, Hurst, March 23-24

Ongoing Exhibits:

Our People: The Life and Works of Author Angela Shelf Medearis, Austin, February 2-June 22

Worlds of W O N D E R: David Ezra Stein, Abilene, February 14-May 18

Words/Matter: Latin American Art and Language at the Blanton, Austin, February 17-May 26

The Word Embodied: Scripture as Creative Inspiration in Twentieth-Century Book Arts, Dallas, March 1-June 15

Monday, March 18:

Richardson Public Library, Writers Guild of Texas workshop: Self-Editing Essentials with Blake Atwood, 7PM

Tuesday, March 19:

El Paso

Fort Worth
The Dock Bookshop, Poetry and Open Mic, 8PM

Brazos Bookstore, Bryan Washington reading and signing LOT: STORIES, 7PM

Murder By the Book, S.C. Perkins will sign and discuss Murder Once Removed, 6:30PM

Warehouse Live, The Moth StorySLAM presents "Magic", 7:30PM

San Antonio

Wednesday, March 20:


Thursday, March 21:

Blue Willow Bookshop, Samira Ahmed will appear in conversation with Jennifer Mathieu to discuss INTERNMENT, her new novel for teens, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Hanif Abdurraqib discussing and signing GO AHEAD IN THE RAIN, 7PM

Cafeza, Vox Storytellers: Artist Voices, 2:45PM
The Heritage Society, Noon Lecture: Giant: The Making of a Legendary American Film with Don Graham, 12PM

Houston Library, HPLQ Author Series: award-winning author and writer for comic book series Ms. Marvel, G. Willow Wilson will present her latest novel, The Bird King, 7PM

Poison Girl, Poison Pen Reading Series featuring Jennifer Chang, Chinelo Okparanta, and Tracy Thiebauld, 8:30PM

Texas Tech, Creative Writing Program Reading Series: Will Stockton and D. Gilson discussing and signing Jesus Freaks: Christian Music & Queer Masculinities, 7:30PM

George Bush Childhood, Kelly and the Great Pinewood Derby book signing, 1PM

Wild Magnolias, NeoSoul Poetry Slam featuring Wayne Henry, 8PM

Friday, March 22:
Front Street Books, Lonn Taylor reading and signing Turning the Pages of Texas, 6PM



Saturday, March 23:

Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, Workshop: "Writing Our Memories, Riting Our Myth, Righting Our Lives" with Dennis Patrick Slattery, 9AM

The Writer's Garret, Workshop: "Failure for Beginners: 100 Submissions in 1 Year" with Nadia Wolnisty, 1PM

The Bearded Monk, American Literary Review Graduate Student Reading Series, 4PM

El Paso
El Paso Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: "My Tiny Word" with Steven Zimmerman, 12:45PM

Fort Worth
Leaves Book & Tea Shop, Poetry Read Aloud, 10AM



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

River Oaks Bookstore, , 3PM

San Antonio
Sunday, March 24:


San Antonio
JCC San Antonio, Rebecca Soffer & Gabrielle Birkner discussing and signing Modern Loss: Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome., 5PM

The Twig Book Shop, M. Ward Leon signing Blood of the Beast, 12PM

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