Monday, May 13, 2019

Monday Roundup: Texas Literary Calendar May 13-19, 2019

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of May 13-19, 2019 compiled exclusively for Lone Star Literary Life by Texas Book Lover.

SPECIAL EVENTS:
Historical Manuscripts Grand Format Auction, Dallas, May 14

Fresh Reads 2019, Dallas, May 16-25

5 Book Dive Presents: The 2019 Summer Reading Splash, Austin, May 18

Spring Book Fling, Fort Worth, May 18

10th Annual Children's Book Celebration, Houston, May 18

Local Author Fair, Spring, May 18

3rd Annual Spring Fling, Sulphur Springs, May 18

Austin 2019 Writers & Illustrators Working Conference, May 18-19

EXHIBITS:

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, MAY 13:

El Paso
VA Clinic, Tumblewords Project Writing workshop for Veterans, their families, and civilians, 3PM

Houston
Austin

Dallas
The Dock Bookshop, Poetry and Open Mic, 8PM

Houston
Austin
THURSDAY, MAY 16:
Austin

The Wild Detectives, Pecha Kucha: Second Thoughts, 7:30PM

Frisco
B&N - Stonebriar, Nexus book signing with Sasha Alsberg, Lindsay Cummings, 7PM

Houston

North Richland Hills
North Richland Hills Library, Behind the Book with Jennifer McMahon, author of The Winter People and Burntown, 1PM [ticketed reception 12PM]

Pflugerville
Wild Magnolias, NeoSoul Poetry Slam: Blaq Mic Poetry featuring RJ Wright, 8PM

Sulphur Springs
The Bookworm Box, Jaci Wheeler Live Author Takeover, 7PM

FRIDAY, MAY 17:
Literarity Book Shop, Poetry Therapy, 6:30PM

Houston 
Murder By the Book, Liv Constantine will sign and discuss The Last Time I Saw You, and Samantha Downing will sign and discuss My Lovely Wife, 6:30PM

Irving
South Irving Library, Author Visit: We Hunt the Flame launch party with Hafsah Faizal, 7PM

Marble Falls
Marble Falls Public Library, Maya Perez on The Golden Ages of Television, 11AM

McAllen
B&N - Palms Crossing, Meet the Author: Iona Cordero, 9AM

San Antonio
Austin
B&N - Lincoln Park, Forever and Ever, Amen: A Memoir of Music, Faith, and Braving the Storms of Life book signing with Randy Travis, 3PM

Deep Vellum Books, A Night of Translation with Sean Cotter: Curl, 7PM

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

Houston
Writespace, Workshop: "Crafting Surprise Scenes" with BC Oliva, 3PM

Richardson
The Drawing Board, Dallas Writing Workshops seminar: "Secrets to Conquering the Writer’s Conference" with Whitney Davis, 3PM

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