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Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR August 8-14

Bookish events in Texas for the week of August 8-14, 2016: 

Special Events:
2016 Author Roundup, Fort Worth, August 13


Ongoing Exhibits:
Xu Bing: Book from the Sky, a meditation on the nature of language, by celebrated Chinese artist Xu Bing, Austin, June 19-January 22

Monday, August 8:
Clear Lake
NOKturne, First Monday Reading Series hosted by Dustin Pickering, 8PM

Brazos Bookstore, Yvonne Georgina Puig reading and signing A WIFE OF NOBLE CHARACTER, 7PM

Tuesday, August 9:
Home Slice Pizza, Austin Bat Cave's Story Department presents Black Lives Matter, 6PM

Spider House BallroomAustin Poetry Slam, 8PM

Cedar Hill
Zula Bryant Wylie Library, Dallas Area Writers Group featuring Anita Dickason, Self-Publishing Consultant and Author, 7PM

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

B&N - Town & Country, It Ends with Us book signing with Colleen Hoover, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, an evening in translation with esteemed literary translator Philip Boehm and Brazos’ own translation guru Mark Haber, 7PM

Warehouse Live, Houston Moth StorySLAM: Heat, 7:30PM

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

Wednesday, August 10:
HOST Publications, APLFF presents: The Poetics of Memory, a Badgerdog workshop with Claire Bowman, 6:30PM

Malvern Books, Twenty Girls to Envy Me book launch with Marcela Sulak & Marian Schwartz, 7PM

College Station
Southwood Community Center, Brazos Writers meeting featuring Rebecca Nolen, author of Deadly Thyme, 7PM

Dallas Public Library - Lake Dallas Branch, Bailey and David R. Hardiman will sign Bailey’s Remarkable Plan, 11:45AM

Half Price Books Mothership, New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover will discuss and sign her new novel It Ends With Us, 7PM [PASS REQUIRED]

SMU Bookstore, Kia Carrington-Russell will sign The Three Immortal Blades series, 2PM

Avant Garden, Write About Now Poetry Slam, 7:15PM

Houston Museum of Natural Science, HMNS Distinguished Lecture Series: The Art of Risk: The New Science of Courage, Caution, and Chance by Kayt Sukel + book signing, 6:30PM

Thursday, August 11:
Austin Community College - Rio Grande, ACC Arts and Humanities Department present Transpositions: collaborations of dance, music, drama, creative writing, art, RTF, and video game design, 7PM

BookPeople, Debut novelist YVONNE GEORGINA PUIG speaking & signing A Wife of Noble Character, 7PM

BookWoman, Second Thursday Open Mic Poetry with Valentine Pierce, 7:15PM

Malvern Books, Novel Night with Marcia Feldt & D. Ellis Phelps, 7PM

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

Dallas Public Library - Central, Susan Wiggs will discuss and sign Family Tree, 6:15PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Sisters Adrienne & Stephanie Vendetti will discuss their book HOW TO BE A REDHEAD + goodie bags and a chance to get your hair styled by stylists from Paul Mitchell, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Marcela Sulak (translator) reads and signs TWENTY GIRLS TO ENVY ME, 7PM

Super Happy Fun Land, Featured poets followed by Odd Thursdays Open Mic hosted by Kyle Blue, 9PM

Rusk Public Library, Writers' League of Texas presents Texas Writes with Greg Garrett and Debra Winegarten, 10AM

Friday, August 12:
BookPeople, Co-Founders of ADRIENNE & STEPHANIE VENDETTI speaking & signing How to be a Redhead: A Guide to Beauty, Skincare, Hair Care, Fashion and Confidence From the Sisters Who Started the Red Hair Revolution, 7PM

Resistencia Books, The Feminist Bookstore Movement reading & book signing with Kristen Hogan, 7PM

Celina High School, Ed Housewright will discuss Beyond Just Win: A Profile of G.A. Moore, 4:20PM

Lucky Dog Books - Oak Cliff, POETS ON X+ hosted by Opalina Salas and Carlos Salas, 8PM

Brazos Bookstore, Erika Jo Brown’s Inprint memoir class student reading, 7PM

North Richland Hills
North Richland Hills Library, Susan Wiggs will discuss and sign Family Tree, 12PM

B&N - Town Square, Way of the Reaper: My Greatest Untold Missions and the Art of Being a Sniper book signing with Nicholas Irving, 7PM

Saturday, August 13:
Malvern Books, power rangers but poetry : a reading with Elijah Pearson, alli simone defeo, EE Jarvie, and EVIL MTN, 7PM

Texas State Library and Archives Commission, SCBWI Monthly Meeting - From Critique Partners to Collaborators with Don Tate and Chris Barton, 10AM

The Writing Barn, workshop: Emotional Engagement: World Building with author Katherine Catmull (Fiction and Nonfiction), 12PM

B&N - Lincoln Park, Adrian Clark to sign Protect Yourself at All Times: A Guide for Professional Boxers, 3PM

B&N - Preston/Royal, Virginia Prodan signs Saving My Assassin, 2PM

Deep Vellum Books, Erica Mena will read from Featherbone and Will Evans will read from Fardwor, Russia!, 7PM

Howdy Ice Cream, Phelesha Hamilton will sign Read2Believe's Land of Opportunity Kid, 1PM

Lavendou Bistro, Fresh Fiction presents afternoon tea with Susan Wiggs, New York Times best-selling author of Family Tree, 1:30PM

B&N - Golden Triangle, Photographer Jack Knox signing Texas: Ghost Towns, Gas Stations and a 20-Foot Cowboy, 1PM

El Paso
B&N - Fountains at Farah, Meet and Greet: graphic novelist and artist Raul Gonzalez, 2PM

Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop with Gene Keller: Waiting for a Blue Moon, 12:45PM

Galveston Bookshop, E. Barry Gray will sign Greetings from Galveston, 2PM

B&N - Westheimer, Eddie Rose signing signing A Torn Rose, 12PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Clint Hill and his coauthor Lisa McCubbin will discuss their new book FIVE PRESIDENTS: MY EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY WITH EISENHOWER, KENNEDY, JOHNSON, NIXON AND FORD, 3PM

Murder By the Book, Diane Vallere will sign and discuss Silk Stalkings, 4:30PM
Writespace, Workshop: Outlining: Simple Plans for Great Stories with Kyle Russell, 1PM

Round Rock
B&N - La Frontera, Way of the Reaper: My Greatest Untold Missions and the Art of Being a Sniper book signing with Nicholas Irving, 2PM

San Antonio
B&N - La Cantera, Pablo De Leon signing Limitless, 1PM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre, Meet the Author - Patty York Raymond: It's Too Windy!, 1PM

Enrichment Training & Counseling Solutions, Gritos: On Finding the Sources of Our Voices writing workshop led by ire'ne lara silva, 3PM

Rufi's Cocina, Waco Poets Society presents a reading by ire'ne lara silva, 7PM

Sunday, August 14:
Austin Public Library - Yarborough, Sisters In Crime: guest speaker Diane Vallere, International Vice President of Sisters in Crime and author of Silk Stalkings, presents a program on “How to Write a Mystery," 2:15PM

BookWoman, Poetry Reading with Leslie Contreras Schwartz and ire'ne lara silva, 3:30PM

Malvern Books, Austin Writers Roulette presents “New Unwritten Rules," 4PM

Revolution Cafe & Bar, Poetry slam!, 8:30PM

Half Price Books Mothership, local author Sunday: meet local authors and get your books signed!

Murder By the Book, Mark Pryor will sign and discuss The Paris Librarian, 2PM

SugarHill Lounge, Poetry Lounge presented by Se7en, 7:30PM

Half Price Books, local author Charles Norman will sell and sign The Fire in the Rock, 1PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Jasmine Melvin reads and signs The Adventures of Jazzy and Bobby, 11AM

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