Monday, April 15, 2019

Monday Roundup: Texas Literary Calendar April 15-21, 2019

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of April 15-21, 2019 compiled exclusively for Lone Star Literary Life by Texas Book Lover.

Special Events:

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 15:

Brazos Bookstore, Nathaniel Rich discussing and signing LOSING EARTH, 7PM

Goethe Pop Up Houston, Author Reading: Pierre Jarawan and The Storyteller, 6:30PM

Rice U, Cagle Lecture Series presents “Protective Mimicry: Reflection on the Novel Today”
with Nicholas Royle , 4:30PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Nashville recording artist & bestselling author Robert Hunter will be performing an all acoustic set of his original music and signing his novel, Relapse: A Love Story, 5PM

Richardson Public Library, Writers Guild of Texas workshop: "Character Development" with Amanda Arista, 7PM

Tuesday, April 16:
B&N - Lincoln Park, Probably Someday Cancer: Genetic Risk and Preventative Mastectomy book signing with Kim Horner, 7PM

Deep Vellum Books, Vellum Ouroboros - A Poetry Open Mic Salon, 6:45PM

Half Price Books Mothership, USA Today bestselling author Chanel Cleeton will discuss and sign her latest novel, When We Left Cuba, 7PM

Hall of State at Fair Park, Dallas Historical Society presents An Evening with Leonard Volk, author of Everyday, followed by a book signing, 6:30PM

Hotel Crescent Court, World Affairs Council DFW presents Douglas Brinkley discussing and signing American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space, 12PM

Interabang Books, Michael Pullara discussing and signing THE SPY WHO WAS LEFT BEHIND, 7PM

UTRGV, Fairy Tales for Truth and Justice: SanTana's Fairy Tales featuring artist and author Sarah Rafael García, 12:15PM

El Paso
The Black Orchid Lounge, The Barbed Wire Open Mic Series, 8PM

Fort Worth
The Dock Bookshop, That's My Mama: storytelling and poetry, 6:30PM

The Dock Bookshop, Poetry and Open Mic, 8PM

Coates University Center, Democracy in Chains book talk with author Dr. Nancy MacLean, 7PM

The Mix, PuroSlam with DJ Donnie Dee, 9:30PM

The Twig Book Shop, Clay Coppedge discussing and signing Texas Singularities, 5PM

Wednesday, April 17:


San Antonio
Thursday, April 18:
Brazoria County Historical Museum, Anthony Head discussing and signing Spirit: The Life and Art of Jesse Treviño, 6:30PM

Interabang Books, Scott Warren discussing and signing GENERATION CITIZEN, 7PM

Majestic Theatre, Chelsea Handler discussing Life Will Be the Death of Me, 8PM

Dan's Silverleaf, Spiderweb Salon presents RADIO POETS LIVE!, 6PM

Archway Gallery, Archway Readers Special Edition featuring cinepoems, 6PM

Asia Society Texas Center, World Affairs Council of Greater Houston presents Manal al-Sharif, author of Daring to Drive: a Saudi Woman's Awakening, 6:30PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Kate DiCamillo will discuss and sign her newest book, A PIGLET NAMED MERCY, 5PM

Brazos Bookstore, The Lee Brothers discussing and signing HOTBOX, 7PM

Murder By the Book, Helen Ellis will sign Southern Lady Code: Essays, 6:30PM

New Braunfels
The Book Haus, Story time: Jacky Lamenzo reading Addy Wants to Fit In, 10:30AM

Wild Magnolias, NeoSoul presents Blaq Mic Poetry featuring Erica Nicole, 8PM

San Marcos
Texas State, Wittliff Collections reading series featuring Viet Thanh Nguyen, 3:30PM

Sulphur Springs
The Bookworm Box, Jana Aston Live Author Takeover!, 7PM

Sanchez Public Librfary, The Storybook Garden presents: Meet Adam Gidwitz & David Bowles, authors of Chupacabras of the Rio Grande, 6PM

Friday, April 19:
Heroes Lounge, Dallas Poetry Slam: Double Feature with Jus' Marvin & DK Vintage, 8PM

El Paso
Literarity Book Shop, Poetry Therapy - Drink Specials and Giveaways!, 6:30PM

Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center, KAP reading series featuring Viet Thanh Nguyen, 7:30PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Story time: Catherine Stier presents IF I WERE A PARK RANGER, 10:30AM

Saturday, April 20:
Half Price Books Mother Ship, Local Author Sundays: Meet local indie authors and pick up their latest release, while supplies last

Discovery Green, WITS hosts Poetry & Pose at Discovery Green, 11AM

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