Monday, May 20, 2019

Monday Roundup: Texas Literary Calendar May 20-26, 2019

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of May 20-26, 2019 compiled exclusively for Lone Star Literary Life by Texas Book Lover.

SPECIAL EVENTS:
Fresh Reads 2019, Dallas, May 16-25

Boldface Conference, Houston, May 20-24

EXHIBITS:

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 20:

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

Houston
Brazos Bookstore, Rodrigo Hasbun reading and signing LAS PALABRAS, 7PM

Houston Public Library, Houston Poet Laureate reception honoring new Poet Laureate Leslie Contreras Schwartz, 6PM

Murder By the Book, Sujata Massey will sign and discuss The Satapur Moonstone, 6:30PM

Richardson
Richardson Public Library, Writers Guild of Texas workshop: Manuscript Development with Darren Sapp, 7PM

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

Seabrook
Evelyn Meador Branch Library, An afternoon with Chitra Divakaruni, author of Before We Visit the Goddess, 11AM

TUESDAY, MAY 21:
Austin
The Dock Bookshop, Poetry and Open Mic, 8PM

Houston
Austin
Austin Central Public Library, HANIF ABDURRAQIB speaking & signing Go Ahead in the Rain, 7PM [ticketed event]

Dallas
Avant Garden, Write About Now Poetry Slam, 7:30PM

Brazos Bookstore, Oscar Cásares reading and signing WHERE WE COME FROM, 7PM

Houston Improv, May: H.A.M. presents his new book, DEMIgOD, 8PM

Houston Public Library, Austin Kleon discussing and signing Keep Going, 7PM

The Menil Collection, The Watchful Eye: A WITS Student Reading, 7PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Joy Selak discussing and signing CeeGee'sGift, 5PM

THURSDAY, MAY 23:
Austin
Deep Vellum Books, Fernando A. Flores presents Tears of the Trufflepig, 7PM

Highland Park United Methodist Church, Authors LIVE! presents Rick Atkinson, author of The British Are Coming, 6PM

Interabang Books, Austin Kleon discussing and signing KEEP GOING, 7PM

Houston
Brazos Bookstore, Ray Viator discussing and signing HOUSTON, SPACE CITY USA, 7PM

Houston Public Library, Valerie Jarrett discussing and signing FINDING MY VOICE, 6:30PM

Super Happy Fun Land, Manifesto Form: An evening of music and poetry, 8PM

Sulphur Springs
The Bookworm Box, Meghan March Live Author Takeover, 7PM

FRIDAY, MAY 24:
Austin
Brazos Bookstore, Fernando A. Flores reading and signing TEARS OF THE TRUFFLEPIG, 7PM

SATURDAY, MAY 25:
Austin
Blue Willow Bookshop, F. Anthony Falcon will discuss and sign his book BE BRAVE, BE BRAVE, BE BRAVE, 1PM

Brasil Houston, Houston VIP Workshop & Slam featuring Nova, 7PM

Friends of the Bear Creek Area Public Library, Houston Writer Guild class: How to Research Your Novel, 10:30AM

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

Katherine Tyra Branch Library, Houston Writers Guild library workshop, 10:30AM

Writespace, Writers of Color Reading and Reception, 6PM

New Braunfels
The Book Haus, local author Yuen Yung reading and signing The Blind Grind, 2PM

Plano
B&N - Preston/Park, Forever and Ever, Amen: A Memoir of Music, Faith, and Braving the Storms of Life book signing with Randy Travis, 1PM

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

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