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Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR 6/12-18

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Bookish events in Texas for the week of June 12-18, 2017: 

Special Events:
Teen Slam Camp, Dallas, June 12-16

Kate Forsyth Cactus & Kangaroos Readerathon and Writers Intensive, Dallas and Richardson, June 16-17

Inspirational New Writer's Event, San Antonio, June 17

Ongoing Exhibits:
Stories to Tell: Selections from the Harry Ransom Center, Austin, February 6-July 16

Sandra Cisneros: A House of Her Own Exhibition, San Marcos, February 15-July 1

Of Texas Rivers and Texas Art, Austin, June 5-August 13

Print Houston 2017, June 5-July 3

Illustrator of the Century Garth Williams, Abilene, June 8-September 1

Monday, June 12:
Murder in Saint-Germain, 7PM

The University Co-op, Five-time Olympic medalist Sanya Richards-Ross will sign her new book, Chasing Grace, 2:30PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Sarah Dessen will discuss and sign her new novel, ONCE AND FOR ALL, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Haroon Moghul discusses and signs HOW TO BE A MUSLIM: AN AMERICAN STORY (in conversation with Dina Kesbeh, founder of MuslimVox), 7PM

Tuesday, June 13:
Abilene Public Library - Main, Young Audiences: Storyteller Bernadette Nason, 10:45AM & 3PM

Theft By Finding, and Ariel Levy speaking & signing The Rules Do Not Apply, 7PM [TICKET REQUIRED]

BookWoman, Olga Campos Benz reading and signing It’s News to Me: A Novel, 7PM

Spider House Ballroom, Austin Poetry Slam featuring Mr. Dave, the 2017 Austin Slam Grand Slam Champion, 8:15PM

Cedar Hill
Zula Bryant Wylie Library, Dallas Area Writers Group Authors Round Table with LeRee Bryant, Michelle Stimpson, and James Gaskin, 7PM

Colorado City
Mitchell County Public Library, Dana Glossbrenner will discuss and sign The Lark and Women Behind Stained Glass, 5:30PM

Dallas Museum of Art, Arts & Letters Live hosts Jonathan Safran Foer discussing and signing Here I Am (in conversation with Will Evans of Deep Vellum Publishing and Cinestate), 7:30PM

Fort Worth
The Dock Bookshop, Fort Worth Poetry Slam and open mic!, 8PM

B&N - Stonebriar, Once and for All book signing with Sarah Dressen, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, poet Gina Ferrara reading from and signing FITTING THE SIXTH FINGER, 7PM

Fix Coffeebar, Poetry Fix featuring Mary Wemple & Chuck Wemple, 6:30PM

Houston Maritime Museum, HMM History Lecture Series: Paul Matt

San Antonio
The Korova, PuroSlam!, 10PM

Wednesday, June 14:
B&N - Arboretum, Author Storytime with Lori Kline reading Almost a Minyan, 11AM

BookPeople, JP SEARS speaking & signing How To Be Ultra Spiritual, 7PM

Chez Zee American Bistro, Author Series featuring Jim George, 6:15PM

Crescent Club, DFW World Affairs Council hosts William Hogeland discussing and signing Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army & that Opened the West, 6:30PM

Denton South Branch Library, Professor's Corner: A Literary Discussion Group featuring Poems by Texas Poet Laureate Jan Seale, 7PM

Avant Garden, Write About Now Poetry Slam, 7:30PM

Brazos Bookstore, SJ Sindu reading and signing MARRIAGE OF A THOUSAND LIES, 7PM

Breakfast Klub, Patricia Bernstein discusses and signs Ten Dollars to Hate, ?

Katy Budget Books, Story time: Maria Ashworth reads her new book, Tommy James, The Littlest Cowboy In Reckon, 10AM

Murder By the Book, Joseph Finder will sign and discuss The Switch, 6:30PM

San Antonio
San Antonio Public Library - Forest Hills, Amy Stone discusses and signs Cornyation: San Antonio's Outrageous Fiesta Tradition, 6PM

Thursday, June 15:
BookPeople, DAVE WEIGEL speaking & signing The Show that Never Ends: The Rise and Fall of Prog Rock, 7P

BookPeople, WRITERS' LEAGUE OF TEXAS presents "Practice Makes Pitch Perfect" with Lance Fitzgerald and Becka Oliver, 7PM

Mr. Catfish & More, NeoSoul Poetry ATX, 8PM

Deep Vellum Books, Author Event with Kate Forsyth, 6:30PM

Half Price Books Mothership, lawyer, motivational speaker, and author Brian Cuban will discuss and sign copies of his memoir, The Addicted Lawyer: Tales of The Bar, Booze, Blow and Redemption, 7PM

SMU, Workshop: "How to Self-Publish Your Book -- Economically, Quickly, and Professionally" with Len Bourland, 7PM

The Wild Detectives, Amelia Gray will read from and sign Isadora (in discussion with Amanda Preston), 7:30PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Randy Guttenberger discusses and signs Managing Your Crazy Self! Turning your Turbulence into Tranquility, 5PM

South Irving Library, Out of This World YA Author Panel with Kendare Blake (Three Dark Crowns), Roshani Chokshi (A Crown of Wishes), Stephanie Garber (Caraval), Tricia Levenseller (Daughter of the Pirate King), Alex London (Proxy), and Kayla Olson (The Sandcastle Empire), 7PM

Collin County Higher Education Center, DFW World Affairs Council hosts William Hogeland discussing and signing Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army & that Opened the West, 11:45AM

Friday, June 16:
BookPeople, ANDREA PETERSEN speaking & signing On Edge (in conversation with Rachel Silverman), 7PM

Deep Vellum Books, Pandora's Box Poetry Reading Series featuring Nathan Brown, Greg Brownderville, and Sophia Terazawa, 7PM

Houston Community College Central - Gallery, Wendy McGrath will give a poetry reading in conjunction with PrintHouston 2017, 12PM

Saturday, June 17:
Flying Fish Restaurant, Workshop: "Becoming a Better Self-Editor" with Special Guest Blake Atwood, 4PM

BookPeople, SJ SINDU speaking & signing Marriage of a Thousand Lies, 3PM

Half Price Books - North Lamar, local author Bruce Henderson will sell and sign his techno-thriller White Pages, 12PM

Malvern Books, launch party and concert to kick off the 2017 REVEL Solstice Festival: A Blank Canvas, a 17-event interactive chamber music, visual art, and poetry series: Award-winning poet Carrie Fountain reading her original work (with the acclaimed Bel Cuore Quartet), 6PM

The Writer's Garret, Workshop: "The Poetry Masterclass: Getting Serious" with 2013-14 Oklahoma Poet Laureate Nathan Brown, 1PM

Denton North Branch Library, Family Chess Challenge: Alexey Root, U.S. women's chess champion, will play 10 chess players simultaneously, and anyone who can win against her gets a free copy of her new book, Prepare With Chess Strategy, 2PM

El Paso
El Paso Public Library - Memorial Park, Tumblewords Project workshop: "Never Such Innocence Again" with Kit Wren, 12:45PM

Fort Worth
The Last Word Bookstore, Fort Worth Writer's Boot Camp workshop: "Writing Your Artist Biography" with Rachel Pilcher, 1PM

Brazos Bookstore, Kayla Olson reads and signs SANDCASTLE EMPIRE (in conversation with Joy Preble), 3PM

Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, Clayton Library Lecture Series & World War I centennial commemoration: Andrew Carroll launches his new book, MY FELLOW SOLDIERS: General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War, 2PM

Half Price Books - Clear Lake, Local Author Saturdays: Meet local Indie authors and pick up their latest release!, all day

River Oaks Bookstore, John B. Boles discusses and signs Jefferson: Architect of American Liberty, 3PM

William Reaves | Sarah Foltz Fine Art, The Texas Aesthetic XI: The Summer Soiree Series featuring Why the Raven Calls the Canyon: Off the Grid in Big Bend Country by E. Dan Klepper, 1PM

B&N, The Adventures of George Pitts: An Inmate with the Birdman of Alcatraz book signing with George Pitts, 1PM

B&N - Preston & Park, Liana LeFey reads and signs Scandal of the Season, 3PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Adria Andresen signs The Bunny Weaver, 11AM

B&N - Town Square, Michelle Stewart signs My Dad Is: Words From a Small Child with Big Faith, 11AM

B&N - Town Square, The Illuminati: The Secret Society That Hijacked the World book signing with Jim Marrs, 2PM

Sugar Land
Half Price Books, local author Ta'Nitra Robinson will sell and sign The 187 School Day Challenge: For the Elementary Student, 1PM

Sunday, June 18:
Half Price Books Mother Ship, Local Author Sundays: Meet local Indie authors and pick up their latest release, all day

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