Monday, September 2, 2019

Monday Roundup: Texas Literary Calendar September 2-8, 2019

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of September 2-8, 2019 compiled exclusively for Lone Star Literary Life by Texas Book Lover.

Latinidades: A Festival of Solo Shows, Dallas, August 29-September 8

Langdon Review Weekend 2019, Granbury, September 4-7

North Richland Hills Authors & Arts Gala, September 6

National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration, Lubbock, September 6-8

Zine Fest Houston 2019: Zine Cuisine, September 7

Hay Festival Forum Dallas Literary Festival, September 7-8


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

Fort Worth
Commonplace Books, the release of Greg Hoetker's novel, A Leg in Oklahoma City, 6:30PM

Native Hostel, Austin Poetry Slam: New Poem Slam featuring Angelica Maria Aquilera, 7:15PM

The North Door, Owen Egerton's One Page Salon featuring Gary Warner Kent, Staton Elisabet Joyce, Francois Pointeau, Wendi Aarons, and Joe O'Connell, plus BYOP, 7:30PM

Interabang Books, Beth Mills reading and signing Ella McKeen, Kickball Queen, 6PM [kids event]

Pan African Connection, a book signing with Derrick Barnes, bestselling and award-winning author of CROWN: An Ode To The Fresh Cut, 7PM

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

Blue Willow Bookshop, David Shannon will discuss and sign his new picture book, Mr. Nogginbody Gets a Hammer, 5PM

Brazos Bookstore, Timothy Faust discussing and signing Health Justice Now, 6:30PM

San Antonio
The Mix, PuroSlam Season Opener, 9:30PM

The Twig Book Shop, Clyta Coder discussing and signing Mountains, Rainbows and an Occasional Moose, 5PM

BookPeople, Timothy Faust discussing and signing Health Justice Now, 7PM

Bullock Museum, High Noon Talks: Cecilia Garcia-Akers discussing her biography of her father, Hector P. Garcia, 12PM

Cheer Up Charlies, Austin Bat Cave's 2nd Annual Buzzed Spelling Bee, 7PM [fundraiser]

Malvern Books, the launch of visiting poet Sarah Herrin’s chapbook, The Oceanography of Her (with poets Aimee Mackovic and Christia Madacsi Hoffman), 7PM

Interabang Books, Special story-time guest: Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail reading and signing Alis the Aviator, 11AM

SMU Perkins School of Theology, “Indian Literature in Conversation with the Contemporary World: Reflections on History, Religion, Theology, Writing, and Politics" with novelist Chandrahas Choudhury, 1:30PM [registration required]

Avant Garden, Write About Now: LatinX Mic featuring Angelica Maria Aguilera, 7:30PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Ryan T. Higgins will discuss and sign his new picture book, Bruce's Big Storm, 5PM

Brazos Bookstore, Chris Shepherd discussing and signing Cook Like a Local, 6:30PM

Lone Star College - North Harris, Makerspace: Making Zines Workshop, 1PM

Pflugerville Public Library, Fiction Writing Series, Part IV: Page Turners: Angst & Danger in YA & Romantic Fiction with Tracey Lander-Garrett, 6PM

San Antonio
Brook Hollow Branch Library, Monthly Story Nite with San Antonio Storytellers Association, 5:30PM

Interabang Books, Joseph Reid reading and signing False Horizon, 6PM

Moody Performance Hall, Arts & Letters Live: Salman Rushdie presents Quichotte (in conversation with author Jaina Sanga), 7:30PM [ticketed event]

UNT, Mary Jo and V. Lane Rawlins Fine Arts Series presents bestselling author and cultural critic Roxane Gay, 7:30PM

Houston Public Library - Main Branch, Rare Books Room Showcase, 6:30PM

Murder By the Book, Lisa Haneberg will sign and discuss Dead Pelican, 6:30PM

Bowden Center, the Keller Public Library presents the "2019 Keller Reads: One Book One City" with Jason Fagone, author of The Woman Who Smashed Codes, 6PM

Texas Tech, TTU Creative Writing Program Reading Series presents Marcus Burke, author of Team Seven, Sara Ryan, author of Excellent Evidence of Human Activity, and Jennifer Buentello, managing editor of Iron Horse Literary Review, 7:30PM

San Antonio
Launch SA, Workshop: Creative Writing For Entrepreneurs: Access Your Hidden Talent and the Power of Words, 10:30AM
First Baptist Church, BookPeople presents Salman Rushdie and Quichotte (in conversation with Maya Smart), 7PM [ticketed event]
Fort Worth
Commonplace Books, An evening of intimate singing and storytelling by Texas songwriter Joseph Neville, 5PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, the launch of Katharine McGee's new book for teens, American Royals, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Caleb McDaniel discussing and signing Sweet Taste of Liberty, 6:30PM

Inprint House, First Friday Poetry Reading Series presents Melissa Studdard, 8:30PM

UTHealth Brown Foundation, The Friends of the Texas Medical Center Library host their annual Book and Author fundraiser, featuring Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, who will discuss his book, Vaccines Did Not Cause Rachel's Autism: My Journey as a Vaccine Scientist, Pediatrician, and Autism Dad, 7PM

Crowley Theater, a book launch event for Marfa Garden, 6PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Timothy Faust discussing and signing Health Justice Now: Single Payer and What Comes Next, 5PM

Austin Book Arts Center, Fall Open House, featuring Kyle Durrie of Power and Light Press of Silver City, New Mexico, and her “Moveable Type” truck, 10AM [Durrie scheduled for 2PM]

BookPeople, Maura Thomas discussing and signing Attention Management, 2PM
BookPeople, W. Caleb McDaniel discussing and signing Sweet Taste of Liberty, 5PM

Malvern Books, The Lion & The Pirate Open Mic with Spirit Thom & The Old Hats, 7PM

Interabang Books, Sean Easley reading and signing The Key of Lost Things, 2PM [kids event]

Pan African Connection, S.D. Booker discussing and signing A Toast to the Men, 3PM

B&N - Golden Triangle Mall, Carlo Cavazutti signing Showdown in Beantown, 2PM
El Paso
B&N - Fountains at Farah, Hunting the Caliphate book signing with Dana J.H. Pittard and Wes J. Bryant, 11AM

El Paso Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: "Things I Didn't Know I Loved" with author Robin Scofield, 12:45PM

Galveston Bookshop, Lisa Haneberg signing Dead Pelican: A Spy Shop Mystery, 2PM

Fabled Bookshop & Cafe, local author J.H. Reynolds releases the third book his Monsterstreet Series, 10AM

Half Price Books Mother Ship, self-help author Debbie Van Allen signing Do It First, Do It Right, 1PM

Harvest House, Spiderweb Salon presents Denton Zine & Art Party 2019, 3PM

Fort Worth
Fort Worth Central Library, Banned Books Film Series: Fahrenheit 451, 2PM

Books Ink, Book lovers and their friends will be walking over the harbor bridge on the 100th official BridgeWalk, 8:30AM

Sugar Land

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