Monday, August 5, 2019

Monday Roundup: Texas Literary Calendar August 5-11, 2019

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of August 5-11, 2019 compiled exclusively for Lone Star Literary Life by Texas Book Lover.

SPECIAL EVENTS:
Houston Shakespeare Festival, August 2-11

Book Bonanza! 2019, Grapevine, August 9-10

EXHIBITS:
Austin
BookPeople, Andy Campbell discussing and signing Queer X Design, 7PM

Native Hostel, Austin Poetry Slam New Ish Slam featuring Outspoken Bean, 7:15PM

The North Door, One Page Salon: host Owen Egerton with guests Robin Chotzinoff, Joel Weinbrot, David R Perkins, Adam Soto, Shelly Leuzinger, and Tim Ziegler, 7:30PM [BYOP]

Dallas
B&N - Lincoln Park, Outfox reading and signing with Sandra Brown, 7PM

Interabang Books, Lisa Sandlin reading and signing The Bird Boys, 6PM

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

Houston
Brazos Bookstore, Matthew Kepnes discussing and signing Ten Years a Nomad, 6:30PM

San Antonio
The Mix, PuroSlam Summer Showdown featuring Ayokunle Falomo, 9:30PM

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7:
Austin
Bullock Museum, High Noon Talk: History Through Comics with UT doctoral student Josh Abraham Kopin, exploring works by an Austin cartoonist named Jack Jackson, 12PM

Malvern Books, Suyi Davies Okungbowa reading and signing his new release, David Mogo, Godhunter (with Austin writer Jack Kaulfus), 7PM
THURSDAY, AUGUST 8:
Austin
BookWoman, Second Thursday Open Mic featuring poet Robin Carstensen, 7:15PM
Interabang Books, Hetal Vasavada discussing and signing Milk & Cardamom, 6PM

The Wild Detectives, Verónica Gerber Bicecci presenting her new book in which she combines visual art and literature, Migrant Words (Palabras Migrantes), 7:30PM

Fort Worth
Southwest Regional Library, Third Thursday Jazz: Spoken Word, 2PM
Houston
Blue Willow Bookshop, Julie Kibler reading and signing Home for Erring and Outcast Girls, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Dr. Jody Edward Ginn discussing and signing East Texas Troubles, 6:30PM

Murder By the Book, Robert Crais reading and signing A Dangerous Man, 6:30PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, John Casey discussing and signing Raw Thoughts: A mindful fusion of literary and photographic art, 5PM

FRIDAY, AUGUST 9:
Alpine
Front Street Books, Reavis Wortham reading and signing Hawke’s Target, 5:30PM

Dallas
Deep Vellum Books, Patrick Strickland discussing and signing Alerta! Alerta!, 7PM

Houston
B&N - Vanderbilt Square, Michael Weisberg discussing both his journey of practicing medicine and his recently released novel, In The End, 6PM

SATURDAY, AUGUST 10:
Austin
B&N - Arboretum, Abigial Owen signing The Rogue King, 2PM

BookPeople, Picture Book Celebration with Carmen Oliver (Bears Make the Best Math Buddies), Kathi Appelt (Max ... Attacks!), and Varsha Bajaj (The Home Builders), 2PM
El Paso Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: "Things I Learned" with Gene Keller, 12:45PM

Fort Worth
B&N - Hulen Center, Meet Dawn Milson, local author of Invisible to Invincible, 4PM

Galveston
Galveston Bookshop, Jim Labove signing Sunrise Over Keith Lake, 2PM

Houston
Art League Houston, Writers In the Schools presents a Free Verse Open Mic, 5:30PM

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, Sameer Garach reading and signing The Bull Option, 4:30PM

Writespace, Workshop: "Horror Intensive: A Generative Workshop" with Charlotte Wyatt, 1PM

Writespace, Monthly Workshop Open Mic, 7PM

San Antonio

SUNDAY, AUGUST 11:

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