Monday, July 29, 2019

Monday Roundup: Texas Literary Calendar July 29-August 4, 2019

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of July 29-August 4, 2019 compiled exclusively for Lone Star Literary Life by Texas Book Lover.

SPECIAL EVENTS:
2nd Annual Talleres Huitzilopochtli, Edinburg, July 30

Heritage Auctions: Comics & Comic Art, Dallas, August 1-3

Writer Reboot Intensive 2019, Austin, August 1-4

ArmadilloCon 41, Austin, August 2-4

Houston Shakespeare Festival, August 2-11

East Texas Book Bash, Tyler, August 3

WORDFest SW, Burleson, August 3

EXHIBITS:

MONDAY, JULY 29:
Austin
Howson Branch Library, Star Party with Lindsay Leslie, author of Nova the Star Eater, 2PM

Houston
Austin
Native Hostel, Austin Poetry Slam Hosted by Peter Nevland, 7:15PM

Paramount Theatre, Hank Green discussing an signing his bestselling debut novel, An Absolutely Remarkable Thing, 7:30PM [ticketed event]

El Paso
The Station, Barbed Wire Open Mic Series, 8PM

Fort Worth
The Dock Bookshop, Poetry Open Mic, 8PM

Houston
Blue Willow Bookshop, Beat the Heat: book recommendations with Liz Sullivan of Random House and Brian Contine of Penguin, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Kid’s Creative Writing Workshop with Kathi Appelt, 3PM

Brazos Bookstore, Kathi Appelt reading and signing Angel Thieves, 7PM

Murder By the Book, Jack Carr reading and signing True Believer (in conversation with Tom Abrahams), 6:30PM

Notsuoh, Canción Cannibal Cabaret Summer Tour with poet Amalia Ortiz, 8PM

Irving
South Irving Library, A Universe of Stories YA Author Panel featuring Rhoda Belleza, Rachel Caine, Hafsah Faizal, Katharine McGee, and Ashley Poston, including an audience Q&A, book sales, and signings (Join the authors earlier 2PM for an afternoon party with snacks and crafts), 7PM

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31:
Austin
BookPeople, Stephen Hunter reading and signing Game of Snipers, 7PM

Terrazas Branch Library, Chicon Street Poets presents the Aural Literature July Reading, 7:30PM

Dallas
DART's Lake June Station, The Writer's Garret's Rail Writer's Community Ride, 9AM

Half Price Books Mother Ship, Jack Carr reading and signing his latest political thriller, True Believer, 7PM

Georgetown
Lark and Owl Booksellers, Children's Writing Workshop with author Nikki Loftin, 3PM
THURSDAY, AUGUST 1:
Austin
BookWoman, Kayleigh Williamson discussing and signing Cool to Be Me, 6:30PM

Malvern Books, translator Sam Bett introducing and reading from his new book, a translation of Yukio Mishima’s novel Star, joined by poets Sarah Matthis, Wayne Dean, Taylor Davis, Dion K. James, and Stephanie Davison, 7PM

Dallas
Half Price Books Mother Ship, New York Times bestselling travel author Matthew Kepnes discussing and signing Ten Years a Nomad, 7PM

Interabang Books, Caroline Louise Walker reading and signing Man of the Year, 6PM

The Wild Detectives, Canción Cannibal Cabaret Summer Tour with poet Amalia Ortiz, 7:30PM
Houston
Murder By the Book, Stephen Hunter reading and signing Game of Snipers, 7PM

San Antonio
Parman Branch Library, Book signing event: Letters to Rose, with special guest Rose Williams, 6PM

FRIDAY, AUGUST 2:
Dallas
Deep Vellum Books, an evening with Houston’s third poet laureate, Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton, author of Newsworthy, with a special appearance by Poet Rage Almighty, 7PM

Half Price Books Mother Ship, New York Times bestselling thriller author Stephen Hunter reading and signing his latest novel, Game of Snipers, 7PM

Galveston
Galveston Bookshop, Lisa Sandlin signing The Bird Boys, 5PM
Houston
Brazos Bookstore, Caroline Louise Walker reading and signing Man of the Year, 6:30PM

Laredo
Joe A. Guerra Library, Beat the Heat Summer Reads with Len Vlahos, author of The Scar Boys, 3PM

SATURDAY, AUGUST 3:
Austin
B&N - Arboretum, Vera Worthy signing Ambition on Fleek, 2PM

BookPeople, John Doe discussing and signing More Fun In the World, 2PM

BookPeople, Jennifer Pastiloff discussing and signing On Being Human (in conversation with Meredith Walker), 5PM

Malvern Books, The Lion and the Pirate inclusive open mike (inn association with VSA Texas (The State Organization on Arts and Disability) and the Pen2Paper Creative Writing Contest (a project of the Coalition of Texans with Disabilities), 7PM

Conroe
2nd & Charles, Local author book signing of Out of the Woods and Back Again, 12PM

Dallas
Dallas Public Library, Folktales and Urban Legends featuring Dallas Storytelling Guild, Mary Jacobs (Haunted Plano, Texas), and Jerry Hestand (Hunting Apes in America: My Life as a Bigfoot Hunter), 2PM

Interabang Books, Sam Staggs discussing and signing Finding Zsa Zsa, 6PM

El Paso
Dead Tree Books, Three Poets Converged in a Tan Bookstore with Wendy Barker (Shimmer), Jo Reyes-Boitel (Michael + Josephine), and Natalia Treviño (VirginX), 3PM

Central Library, Farce or Heroics: a reading of Sex as a Political Conditon, A Border Novel by Carlos Nicolás Flores and a panel discussion chaired by Holly Dysktra on "Feminism and the Macho," 2PM

The Twig Book Shop, Eric Mullin signing Unbinding Education, 11AM

SUNDAY, AUGUST 4:

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