Monday, June 3, 2019

Monday Roundup: Texas Literary Calendar June 3-9, 2019

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of June 3-9, 2019 compiled exclusively for Lone Star Literary Life by Texas Book Lover.

18th Annual Book History Workshop, College Station, June 2-7

Children's Art & Literacy Festival, Abilene, June 6-8

48th Texas Folklife Festival, San Antonio, June 7-9

Fresh Fiction's annual Boas & Tiaras Afternoon Tea and Fresh Fiction Awards, Allen, June 8

Wimberley Book Festival, June 8 [NOTE: This is NOT a ticketed event]

Heritage Auctions - Dallas: European Comic Art, June 8-9

The Dock Bookshop, Poetry and Open Mic, 8PM

Avant Garden, Write About Now Poetry Open Mic featuring Mia Willis, 7:30PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Sarah Dessen will discuss and sign THE REST OF THE STORY, her new book for young adults, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Clay Risen discussing and signing THE CROWDED HOUR, 7PM

Clear Lake Freeman Library, Houston Noir reading, discussion, and signing with award-winning novelist and fifth-generation Texan Stephanie Jaye Evans, Clear Lake local and long-time law enforcement officer Larry Watts, and editor and Houston’s first poet laureate, Gwendolyn Zepeda, 6:30PM

Murder By the Book, Martin Walker will sign and discuss the latest Bruno book, The Body In The Castle Well, 6:30PM

Spring Forest Middle School, Blue Willow Bookshop presents Teri Turner discussing and signing her new Whole 30 endorsed cookbook, NO CRUMBS LEFT, 7PM [ticketed event]

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Lacy Johnson discussing and signing The Reckonings, 5PM

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature, Gallery talk and book signing with illustrator Peter Brown, 7PM

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature: "Welcome to the Jungle": dinner with award-winning author and illustrator Peter Brown, 6:30PM

Discovery Green, WITS presents Youth Performance Poetry Sessions, 6:30PM

Inprint House, First Friday Reading Series Presents featuring Toni Holland, 8:30PM

BookPeople, Austin SCBWI Monthly Meeting: Mentor Texts as Writing Teachers by author Donna Janell Bowman, 10AM

BookPeople, Guest Story Time with F. ANTHONY FALCON, author of Be Brave, Be Brave, Be Brave: A True Story of Fatherhood and Native American Heritage, 10:30AM

BookPeople, Author GREG GARRETT speaking & signing his books (in conversation with KUT's Jennifer Stayton), 5PM

Malvern Books, the launch of Lance Myers’s Why So Much?, the first publication of Austin-based publishing company Persistence of Vision, with readings from Myers and W. Joe Hoppe, 7PM

Patrick Heath Public Library, Second Saturday Author Signing: San Antonio author Martha Miller signing her memoir, 11AM

Interabang Books, Shannon Bream discussing and signing FINDING THE BRIGHT SIDE, 2PM

Pleasant Grove Public Library, Oral Fixation presents "Freedman's Town to Botham Jean: Stories For Racial Healing," 2PM

The Writer's Garret, Summer of Poetry Submit-a-thon, 1PM

B&N, Local Author Signing: Mike Blackwell, author of Treason, 2PM

El Paso
El Paso Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: "Gritos: on finding the sources of our voices" with ire’ne lara silva, 12:45PM

Galveston Bookshop, Ellen Mansoor Collier signing Deco Dames, Demon Rum and Death, 3PM

Art League Houston, WITS Free Verse Open Mic for teens, 5:30PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, S.C. Perkins will discuss and sign her new novel MURDER ONCE REMOVED, 3PM

Brazos Bookstore, Mary Miller reading and signing BILOXI, 7PM

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

The Drawing Board, Writing Workshops Dallas seminar: "Legal Issues for Writers" with Mike Farris, 3PM

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