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Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR March 14 - 20, 2016

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Bookish events in Texas for the week of March 14 - 20, 2016: 

Special Events:
Little Free Library Texas Tour, various locations, March 2 - 15

Barrio Writers Spring Break Writing Camp, Austin, March 15 - 17

National Book Awards Festival, Huntsville, March 16 - 18

Texas-Mexico Relations and the 2016 Election, Dallas and Stephenville, March 16 - 17

ALL-CON 2016, Dallas, March 17 - 20

Ongoing Exhibits:
Shakespeare in Print and Performance, Austin, December 21 - May 29

Encounters and Discoveries in Literature: Celebrating Arte Público Press and Twentieth Century Latina/o Literature, Houston, January 18 - June 30

Fact, Fiction, and the New World: The Role of Books in the Making of America, Honey Grove, March 1 - 31

Shakespeare's First Folio Exhibit, College Station, March 8 - April 3

In His Own Words: The Life and Work of César Chávez, San Antonio, March 15 - April 30

Monday, March 14:
Half Price Books Mother Ship, New York Times bestselling author C.J. Box will discuss and sign his new Joe Pickett novel Off the Grid, 7PM

Highland Park United Methodist Church, Authors Live: New York Times film critic A.O. Scott will discuss and sign Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think about Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth, 7PM

Horchow Auditorium, Arts & Letters Live: Texas Bound II - Hindsight readings by Pam Dougherty, Jeffrey Schmidt and Stephen Tobolowsky, 7:30PM

Menil Collection, Poet and photographer Ewa Zebrowski reads and signs copies of her new book, twombly, italia, 5PM

Murder By the Book, Mark Tompkins will sign his debut novel The Last Days of Magic, 6:30PM

Tuesday, March 15:
Malvern Books, Fog Machine: A Night of Poetry, featuring five visiting poets: Precious Uwuigbe, Zachary Cosby, Catch Business, Rachel Bell, and Shy Watson , 7PM

Spider House BallroomAustin Poetry Slam, 8PM

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

Collin College - Preston Ridge Campus, Book In Common: Peter Heller discusses and signs The Dog Stars, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Paul Ryan Frank reciting from and signing THE OPPOSITE OF PEOPLE, 7PM

San Antonio
The Korova, PuroSlam! with DJ Donnie Dee, 10PM

Wednesday, March 16:
St. Edward's University, Cassandra Clare discusses and signs Lady Midnight, 7PM

Dallas Center for Photography, Loli Kantor discusses and signs Beyond the Forest, 6:30PM

The Wild Detectives, Andrea Amosson reads and signs Told from the Hips, 7:30PM

Fort Worth
Fort Worth Botanic Garden Center, Paul Chaplo discusses and signs Marfa Flights: Aerial Views of Big Bend Country, 7PM

AvantGarden, Write About Now poetry open mic, 7:30PM

Ouisie's Table, Debra Winegarten discusses and signs Oveta Culp Hobby at a meeting of the Houston Woman Magazine Book Club, 5:30PM

Collin College - Spring Creek Campus, Book In Common: writer's workshop with Peter Heller, 10AM

Colling College - Spring Creek Campus, Book In Common: Peter Heller discusses and signs The Dog Stars, 7PM

Thursday, March 17:
BookPeople, Writers' League of Texas Third Thursday Panel: Writing about the Military, 7PM

Resistencia Bookstore, Barrio Writers Spring Break Writing Camp participants reading, 6PM

Bul Verde
Comal County League of Women Voters, Debra Winegarten presents Oveta Culp Hobby, 6PM

Horchow Auditorium, Arts & Letters Live - Tracy K. Smith & Kevin Young: Poetry, Place & Race, 7:30PM

Murder By the Book, Brian Freeman will sign and discuss his newest book Goodbye To The Dead, 6:30PM

The Health Museum, Molly and Gary Whitney present Thistle Downe, 2PM

Collin College, Book In Common: Peter Heller discusses and signs The Dog Stars, 1PM

Friday, March 18:
BookWoman, South By North Lamar - Annual Showcase Celebrating the Power of Women in Music- to benefit BookWoman , 6PM

Malvern Books, I SCREAM SOCIAL, featuring young women poets and fiction writers from the Austin community: Kendra Fortmeyer, Melanie Westerberg, and Janalyn Guo, 7PM

B&N - Preston/Royal, Christy Ford signs Rainbow Wings, 6PM

Dallas Institute of Humanities, Renowned Dutch author Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer presents his novel La Superba, 7PM

Heroes Lounge, Dallas Poetry Slam featuring Amir Safi, 8PM

Congregation B’nai Israel, Writer in Residence Marion Winik delivers "Living your Passion" homily, 6PM

Murder By the Book, Owen Laukkanen will sign and discuss The Watcher in the Wall, 6:30PM

Unity of Houston (Unity Church of Christianity), John Bradshaw, author of Bradshaw On: The Family, lectures on "Recovering Your Innocence," 7:30PM

San Antonio
Viva Tacoland, Gemini Ink: Featured readers are Debra Monroe, Ben Olguín, and Frances Santos, 6:30PM

Saturday, March 19:
B&N, The Rampart book signing with Vanessa Chavez, 2PM

Recycled Reads, open mic showcase, 3:30PM

Yarborough Library, Austin Poetry Society Meeting featuring Oklahoma Poet Laureate Nathan Brown, 1:30PM

B&N - Preston/Royal, Meet children's author Wanda Vassallo, 11AM

B&N - Preston/Royal, Kurt Boxdorfer signs The Inside-Out Speaker: Untold Truths and Strategies On How to Be a Better Speaker, 11AM

Horchow Auditorium, Arts & Letters Live - Rainn Wilson: Quirks, Comedy & Creativity, 7:30PM

Latino Cultural Arts Center, In Reality and Fantasy - Diversity Done Right featuring author Cynthia Leitich-Smith, 9AM

El Paso
Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: "It's in the Cards" with Snookie Golding, 12:45PM

Fort Worth
B&N - Hulen Center, Rainbow Wings book signing with C. T. Ford, 1PM

Half Price Books, local author Lonna Enox will sell and sign Blood Relations, 1PM

Congregation B’nai Israel, Memoir and Writing Workshop with Marion Winik, 10AM

Rosenberg Library, Reading by Marion Winik, 3PM

B&N - Westheimer, Dr. Glenn Toby signs Lil' G Faces the Brooklyn Bully, 12PM

B&N - The Woodlands, John Callahan signs Grace in the Rat Race, 2PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Chandler Baker and Charlotte Huang will discuss and sign TEEN FRANKENSTEIN and FOR THE RECORD, joined by Kristin Rae, author of WISH YOU WERE ITALIAN, 3PM

Brazos Bookstore, Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer reading and signing LA SUPERBA, 7PM

Half Price Books - Westheimer/Montrose, local author Cindy Schroppel will sell and sign her Christian novel, Skandalon, 1PM

Murder By the Book, C.S. Harris will sign and discuss the new Sebastian St. Cyr book, When Falcons Fall, 4:30PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Marie Cook will discuss and sign Texas Coast Experience, 3PM

The Printing Museum, Workshop: Binding a Classic Hard Cover Book, 12PM

Unity of Houston (Unity Church of Christianity), John Bradshaw, author of Bradshaw On: The Family, presents "Becoming a Child-like Adult" Workshop, 10AM

B&N - Creekwalk Village, Meet Authors Manning Wolfe and Bill Rodgers, 2PM

Round Rock
B&N - La Frontera, A Wasp in the Fig Tree book signing with Mary Bryan Stafford, 2PM

San Antonio
Gemini Ink, "Life Becomes Art: Form in the Essay & Memoir" workshop with Debra Monroe, 10AM

The Twig Book Shop, Victoria Peace Green discusses and signs Give Me Five for Fangs, Feathers, and Faith!: A Devotional for Tweenagers, 11AM

B&N - Town Square, Pablo De Leon signing Limitless, 1PM

Sugar Land
Half Price Books, local author Jennifer De Leon will sell and sign The Hunter’s Guide to Tall Tales, 1PM

B&N, Shemane Nugent signs Rock 'n' Roll Your Way to Happy, 12PM

Sunday, March 20:
Half Price Books - Southpark Meadows, Carla Butler will sell and sign her memoir, This Little Girl’s Journey: My Lifelong Search for My Biological Father and Family, 1PM

Malvern Books, Austin Community Salutes Springtime and the Belle of Amherst, hosted by W. Joe Hoppe and Brett Reeves, 1PM

Malvern Books, The Lion & The Pirate Unplugged inclusive open mic with Special Guest Maria Palacios, 4PM

Recycled Reads, spoken word, 2PM

B&N - Preston/Royal, E. C. Murray signs A Long Way From Paris, 2PM

South Dallas Cultural Center, In The Words Of a Sistah: I Am Here - all female poetry show, 5PM

Congregation B’nai Israel, OLLI class with Writer in Residence Marion Winik, 2PM

San Antonio
B&N - San Pedro, T. Irwin Sessions signing San Antonio's Historic Architecture, 2PM

The Twig Book Shop, T. Irwin Sessions discusses and signs San Antonio’s Historic Architecture, 11AM

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Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR March 14 - 20, 2016


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