Monday, July 15, 2019

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

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

SPECIAL EVENTS:
Texas Shakespeare Festival, Kilgore, June 27-July 28

Writers' League of Texas Summer Writing Retreat, Kerrville, July 14-19

Gemini Ink Writers Conference: Negotiating Place, San Antonio, July 19-21

Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, Denton, July 19-21

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration, Houston, July 20

Dogwood Children’s Literacy & Arts Festival, Palestine, July 20

East Texas Writers Guild 15th Annual Summer Conference: Boot Camp for Writers, Tyler, July 20

EXHIBITS:
A Time and Place for Everything: Peter Brown, Abilene, June 6-November 1

MONDAY, JULY 15:
Murder By the Book, Stuart Turton reading and signing the paperback release of The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, 6:30PM

Richardson
Richardson Public Library, Writers Guild of Texas workshop: Creative Characterization with Jan Morrill, 7PM

Rockport
Rock Bottom Park and Pub, the Aransas Poetry Society presents a Book Chat With PW Covington, 8PM

TUESDAY, JULY 16:
Austin
The Dock Bookshop, Poetry Open Mic, 8PM

Houston
Katy Budget Books, BookCulture: Greece, 11AM

Murder By the Book, Alison Gaylin reading and signing Never Look Back, and Chandler Baker reading and signing The Whisper Network, 6:30PM

San Antonio
B&N - Northwoods, Lori Chapman Longfritz signing Alone at Dawn: Medal of Honor Recipient John Chapman and the Untold Story of the World's Deadliest Special Operations Force, 7PM

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

Sulphur Springs
The Bookworm Box, BN Toler Author Takeover, 7PM

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17:
Austin
Austin Books & Comics, John Lucas signing Before Houdini, 5PM

BookPeople, Chris Meroff discussing and signing Align, 7PM
Pflugerville
Pflugerville Public Library, Workshop: Fiction Writing Series, Part I: Setting from Scratch: Fantasy & Sci-Fi Worldbuilding with retired professor Tracey Lander-Garrett, 6PM

Sugar Land
B&N, Elder Paula King-Harper signing Prosperous Living Daily Devotional Journal and Journal of Intention, 6PM
THURSDAY, JULY 18:
Austin
Austin Book Arts Center, Third Thursday: Suminagashi demonstrations, sake, haiku, 7PM

BookPeople, J. Todd Scott reading and signing This Side of Night, 7PM

BookPeople, Writers' League of Texas workshop: "What Makes Writing Poetic?," 7PM

BookWoman, ATX Interfaces Reading & Open Mic featuring Noor Al-Ahmadi, Griselda Castillo, and Meg McKeon, 7PM

Canyon
Burrowing Owl Books, A Literary Reading by Jonathan Baker, 7PM

Dallas
Camp Wisdom Station, The Writer's Garret Rail Writer's Community Ride, 9AM

Half Price Books, Chandler Baker reading and signing her novel, Whisper Network, 7PM

Interabang Books, Janet Finch reading and signing Chimes of a Lost Cathedral (in conversation with Lori Feathers), 6PM

Fort Worth
Fort Worth Club, , World Affairs Council of DFW presents Bud Selig, Ninth Commissioner of Baseball, discussing and signing For the Good of the Game, 11:30AM

Houston
Murder By the Book, Carter Wilson reading and signing The Dead Girl in 2a, 6:30PM

Pflugerville
Wild Magnolias, NeoSoul presents Blaq Mic Poetry featuring Ifrah Hussein, 7PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Kay Merkel Boruff reading and signing Z.O.S.: A Memoir, 5PM

Sulphur Springs
The Bookworm Box, KL Grayson Author Live Takeover, 7PM

FRIDAY, JULY 19:
Austin
BookWoman, Wild Patience: a Feminist Poetry Reading featuring Lisa Moore, BK Fischer, Julie Choffel, Molly Sutton Kiefer, and others, 7PM

Malvern Books, an evening of poetry with Emily O’Neill and E. Kristin Anderson, 7PM
Houston
Brazos Bookstore, Janet Fitch reading and signing Chimes of a Lost Cathedral, 6:30PM

Murder By the Book, Kris Lackey reading and signing Greasy Bend, 6:30PM

SATURDAY, JULY 20:

El Paso
B&N - Town & Country, JD Broyhill signing Alexis Snipperdoom: Power Plays, 2PM

Brazos Bookstore, Brandon Brown discussing and signing The Apollo Chronicles, 3PM

Cafe Brasil, Houston VIP Workshop & Open Mic featuring Erica Nicole, 7PM

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, Leila Meacham reading and signing Dragonfly, 4:30PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Two Texas Authors: Thriller, Action & Mystery with Karen S. Gordon and L.A. Starks, 3PM

San Antonio

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