Monday, August 26, 2019

Monday Roundup: Texas Literary Calendar August 26-September 1, 2019

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of August 26 - September 1, 2019 compiled exclusively for Lone Star Literary Life by Texas Book Lover.

SPECIAL EVENTS:
Russian Cultural Center 9th Annual Book Fair, Houston, August 25-30

Brenham BookFest 2019, September 1

EXHIBITS:

Humanities Texas exhibit: Shakespeare, Austin, September 1-October 1

MONDAY, AUGUST 26:
Houston
Austin
BookPeople, Karen Olsson discussing and signing The Weil Conjectures, 7PM

The Brewtorium, Austin Liti Limits featuring Ron Seybold and K Wendt, 7PM

Native Hostel, Austin Poetry Slam Indy Championship (hosted by Christopher Michael), 7:15PM

Dallas
The Wild Detectives, Stone Soup Poetry Workshop with the Writer's Garret, 7PM

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

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

Houston
The Black Labrador, Houston Writer's House monthly meeting, guest speaker TBA, 6:30PM

Brazos Bookstore, Caroline Fredrickson discussing and signing The Democracy Fix, 6:30PM

San Antonio
The Mix, Puroslam with DJ Donnie Dee, 9:30PM

The Twig Book Shop, Kenneth F. Brown discussing and signing What If?, 5PM

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28:
Austin
BookPeople, Téa Obreht reading and signing Inland, 7PM [ticketed event]

Cepeda Branch Library, Sharing Stories/Sharing Humanity: A Writing Workshop with Mindy Reed, 7PM

Terrazas Branch Library, Aural Literature August 2019 Reading with Chicon Street Poets, 7:30PM

Houston
Avant Garden, Write About Now: Compliment Death Match featuring Salt Lake City Slam Team, 7:30PM

The Menil Collection, Noted photographer and co-founder of FotoFest Fred Baldwin reading and signing his memoir, Dear Mr. Picasso: An Illustrated Love Affair with Freedom, 7PM

The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park, Brazos Bookstore presents Summer of Walt Whitman Finale Party: Bayou Nature Walk with Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths, 6:30PM

THURSDAY, AUGUST 29:
FRIDAY, AUGUST 30:
Austin
BookPeople, David Lagercrantz reading and signing The Girl Who Lived Twice (in conversation with Chandler Baker), 7PM [ticketed event]

MonkeyWrench Books, 2nd Annual Solidarity Party, 8PM

Dallas
Deep Vellum Books, Deep Vellum Publishing’s Dallas poet chapbook launch with Edyka Chilomé, Fatima-Ayan Malika Hirsi, and Mike Soto, 7PM

Heroes Lounge, Dallas Poetry Slam presents Rudy Francisco, 8PM

SATURDAY, AUGUST 31:
Austin
B&N - Arboretum, Allen Steadham signing Jordan's World, 2PM

B&N - Sunset Valley, Author signing: Leila Sales, September Scott, Linsey Miller, and Susan Ochoa Ruiz, 11AM [kids and YA event]

B&N - Sunset Valley, Author Signing: Joan Moran, Lily Lewis, and Christopher Brown, 1PM

B&N - Sunset Valley, Author Signing: Charles Erlandson Jr., April Giauque, Lily Tanzer, and Rhonda Erwin, 3PM

Austin Books & Comics, DC artist David Marquez signing Batman Superman #1, 1PM
El Paso
El Paso Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: "When I Was Cruel" with Sandra Torrez, 12:45PM

Houston

Murder By the Book, David Lagercrantz reading and signing The Girl Who Lived Twice, 4:30PM


Leander
Patchouli Joe's Books & Indulgences, Grand Opening, 10AM

Lubbock
B&N, Savant book signing with John D. Richmond, 2PM

San Antonio
B&N - San Pedro, Dr. Jay Smith signing The Adventures of Chewy the Chihuahua and her Sidekick Cupcake, 2PM

Southlake
B&N - Town Square, Dawn Milson signing Invisible to Invincible, 1PM

Tyler
B&N, Joy K. Massenburge signing A Heart Surrendered, 1PM

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1:
Dallas

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