Monday, April 1, 2019

Monday Roundup: Texas Literary Calendar April 1-7, 2019

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of April 1-7, 2019 compiled exclusively for Lone Star Literary Life by Texas Book Lover.

Special Events:
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

Texas Writers: a traveling exhibit by Humanities Texas, San Antonio, April 3-30

Monday, April 1:
Fort Worth

Brazos Bookstore, Rachel Harris reading and signing EYES ON ME, 7PM

HCC Eastside Campus, Veterans' Voices in Houston: reading and discussion series, 6PM
Murder By the Book, Joe Lansdale will sign and discuss The Elephant of Surprise, 6:30PM

San Antonio


Thursday, April 4:
Blue Willow Bookshop, Ally Condie will discuss and sign THE LAST VOYAGE OF POE BLYTHE, her new book for young adults, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Dennis Webb discussing and signing ANNALS OF THE DEEP SKY, 7PM

Rice U, Leer y escribir: de dónde sale una escritora with Selva Almada, Argentine Writer (The Latin American Writer-in-Residency Series), 5PM

Rice U, Cherry Reading Series Presents: poets Jennifer Chang and Michael Collier for a reading and book signing, 6PM

Texas Tech, Creative Writing Program Reading Series featuring John Poch and his fifth poetry collection, Texases, 7:30PM

San Antonio
Gemini Ink, Workshop: “That’s How I Remember It”: Telling Your Story in Nonfiction with Russ Bradford, 6PM

McNay Art Museum, Patrice Banks, owner of Girls Auto Clinic, and an engineer, mechanic, entrepreneur, and storyteller discussing and signing Girls Auto Clinic: Glove Box Guide, 6:30PM

Friday, April 5:
Saturday, April 6:

El Paso
B&N - Fountains at Farah, Matt Mendez discussing and signing Barely Missing Everything, 3:30PM

El Paso Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: "The Second Lives of Fools" with Rachel Cachete, 12:45PM

Galveston Bookshop, Barbara Ortwein signing In the Heart of Texas But Not Yet at Home, 2PM


Haley Library, Patrick Dearen signing Apache Lament, 2:30PM

New Braunfels
The Book Haus, Author Visit with Jeffery Tracey Sr., 1PM

Port Neches
Fleur Fine Books, Bill Thomas signing The Three Souls, 3PM

San Antonio
Esperanza Peace & Justice Center, Latina Poets | Book Celebration, 7PM

The Parish, Échale Books 2nd Anniversary Sale y Pachanga, 10AM

The Twig Book Shop, Melissa Aguirre signing From Deserts to Gardens, 11AM

Sunday, April 7:
Half Price Books Mother Ship, Local Author Sundays: Meet local indie authors and pick up their latest release, while supplies last

The Drawing Board, Writing Workshops Dallas seminar: "Writing Wickedly Good Villains" with Shayla Raquel, 3PM

San Antonio
Landa Library, Cynthia Freeman Gibbs will discuss her psychological drama, Reasonable Insanity, 3PM

San Antonio Museum of Art, 33rd PechaKucha featuring Texas Poet Laureate Carmen Tafolla, 7PM

Trinity U, GET LIT with Susan Page, author of The Matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty, 6PM

The Twig Book Shop, Billy Copeland signing Growing Up Lucky, 12PM

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