Monday, April 22, 2019

Monday Roundup: Texas Literary Calendar April 22-28, 2019

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of April 22-28, 2019 compiled exclusively for Lone Star Literary Life by Texas Book Lover.

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

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

B&N - Firewheel, Sky in the Deep book signing with Adrienne Young, 6PM


Avant Garden, Write About Now: LatinX Mic featuring Gigi Bella, 7:30PM

Brazos Bookstore, Kathi Appelt reading and signing ANGEL THIEVES, 7PM

Hyatt Regency Downtown, The Houston Library Foundation proudly presents the Beyond the Page Luncheon with Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give, 12PM

Rubinstein Jewish Community Center, Author Talk with Heather Morris, author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz, 7:30PM

Murder By the Book, Jeffrey Siger will sign and discuss The Mykonos Mob, 6:30PM

U Houston, Poetry & Prose presents a reading by Glass Mountain contributors, 5:30PM

UTD, Center for Values in Medicine, Science and Technology Lecture Series: The Promise and the Peril of Artificial Intelligence with Ed Finn, author of What Algorithms Want: Imagination in the Age of Computing, 7:30PM

Thursday, April 25:
Interabang Books, Writers’ League of Texas presents Jennifer DuBois ON THE CRAFT OF WRITING: THE SPECTATORS, 7PM

The Wild Detectives, Story Collider: Dallas launch, 7PM

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

Fort Worth
Fort Worth Contemporary Arts Gallery, Spring 2019 Issue Release Party of eleven40seven, 5:30PM

Brasil Houston, Houston VIP Slam: Science & Sonnets, 6:30PM

Brazos Bookstore, Nell Freudenberger reading and signing LOST AND WANTED, 7PM

Poison Girl, Poison Pen Reading Series featuring Ryan Black, Esther Lin, and Giuseppe Taurino, 8:30PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Ray Viator signing Houston, Space City USA, 5PM

Spring Branch Memorial Library, Celebrate El día de los niños / El día de los libros with author Kathleen Contreras as she reads from her award-winning bilingual picture book, Harvesting Friends / Cosechando amigos, 11AM

South Irving Library, El dia de los ninos / El dia de los libros, 4PM

La Porte
La Porte Public Library, Celebrate El día de los niños / El día de los libros with author Kathleen Contreras as she reads from her award-winning bilingual picture book, Harvesting Friends / Cosechando amigos, 2PM

UTD, A Reading and Conversation with Brazilian Poet Salgado Maranho and his translator Alexis Levitin, 7PM

Sulphur Springs
The Bookworm Box, Cathlin Shahriary Live Author Takeover!, 7PM

Friday, April 26:
Deep Vellum Books, Pegasus Reading Series featuring Lauren Belmore, Machele Johnson, Kat Moore, and Morgan Smith, 7PM

Heroes Lounge, Dallas Poetry Slam: 25th Anniversary Showcase, 8PM

Interabang Books, Anna Quindlen discussing and signing NANAVILLE: ADVENTURES IN GRANDPARENTING, 7:30PM

Brazos Bookstore, Launch Event: Music & Literature No. 9 featuring Swiss author Peter Bichsel and Canadian poet Sylvia Legris, 6PM

Dupree Theater, NEA Big Read Keynote Presentation: An evening with New Yorker cartoonist and author Roz Chast, 5:30PM

San Antonio


Saturday, April 27:

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

Murder By the Book, Pamela Fagan Hutchins will sign and discuss Sick Puppy, 4:30PM

River Oaks Bookstore, S.C. Perkins signing Murder Once Removed, 3PM

Stanaker Branch Library, celebrating El Dia de los Niños, 1:30PM

Writespace, Workshop: "Ten Easy Steps to Writing Timely and Provocative Stories" with Marian Szczepanski, 9:30AM

East Irving Library, Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros, 2:30PM

B&N, Cowboy book signing with Bob Holt, 2PM

New Braunfels
The Book Haus, One year Anniversary and Independent Bookstore Day, 10AM

Pflugerville Public Library, Annual poetry reading from entrants in the poetry month contest and members of the Pflugerville Poetry Society, 2PM

Port Neches
Fleur Fine Books, Meet & Greet with author Thomas Schulte, 3PM

San Antonio
Gemini Ink, Workshop: "Writing Place: Homelands in Literature" with Kali Fajardo-Anstine, 10AM

Love Shack Boutique, BookishAF: Pop-Up Book Fair, 3PM

San Marcos
Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos, Barrio Writers Youth Zine-Making Workshop, 12PM

Sunday, April 28:

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