The most comprehensive listing of book and author events, festivals, readings, lectures, and signings in the Lone Star State

 

Bookish Texas • Events Around the State

The most comprehensive listing of book and author events, festivals, readings, lectures, and signings in the Lone Star State

Don't see your book or literary event here? Email Events@lonestarliterary.com with your complete info two weeks in advance of the issue in which your event is scheduled, and we'll include it.

Bookish goings-on in Texas

compiled exclusively for Lone Star Literary Life

by Texas Book Lover

FOR THE WEEK OF 12.29.2019

EXHIBITS:

Modernist Networks: The Annette Campbell-White Collection, Austin, August 24-January 5

Yuyi Morales: Soñadora, Abilene, November 14-May 28, 2020

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 29:

No public events

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 30:

No public events

 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31:

Dallas

Pan African Connection, Kwanzaa Vision Board, Poetry, and Nutrition Workshop for children and adults, 1PM

Fort Worth

The Dock Bookshop, New Year’s Eve Open Mic party, 8PM

Irving

Irving Library – South, Noon Year’s Eve celebration for littles, 10:30AM

Irving Library – Valley Ranch, Winterfest and Noon Year’s Eve celebration, 11AM

Irving Library – West, Noon Year’s Eve celebration for littles, 11:30AM

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 1:

Houston

Avant Garden, Write About Now first poetry open mic of the new year, 7:30PM

McAllen

B&N – Palms Crossing, Meet the Author: Karen Gerhardt Fort signing Mission, Texas (Images of America Series), 1PM

 

THURSDAY, JANURY 2:

Laredo

2nd & Charles, Open Mic, 5PM

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 3:

Austin

BookPeople, Jamie Amelio discussing and signing Staying Bothered, 7PM

Dallas

Heroes Lounge, Dallas Poetry Slam presents a Women of the World Poetry Slam qualifier featuring Janae Johnson, 8PM

Houston

Discovery Green, WITS Youth Performance Poetry session, 6:30PM

Inprint House, First Friday Poetry Reading Series featuring Sean Johnson, 8:30PM

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 4:

Austin

B&N – Arboretum, Kathryn Whitaker signing Live Big, Love Bigger: Getting Real with BBQ, Sweet Tea, and a Whole Lotta Jesus, 2PM

BookPeople, Cleve Hattersley discussing and signing Life Is a Butt-Dial, 5PM

Malvern Books, The Lion & the Pirate Unplugged open mic, 7PM

El Paso

Armijo Branch Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: “Keeping Your Soul in the Modern Market Place of Social Media” with Valentin Sandoval, 1PM

Houston

Murder By the Book, Debra Goldstein discussing and signing Two Bites Too Many (in conversation with Kay Kendall), 4:30PM

Irving

Irving Library – South, Adult Winter Reading Challenge - Sherlocked: Author Visit by Sherry Thomas, 2PM

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 5:

Dallas

Half Price Books Mother Ship, self-help author Carlos Harleaux signing Eleven: Things We Never Said, and Dre Williams signing It’s Already Done: A Powerful Story of Deliverance & Transformation, 1PM

Fort Worth

The Dock Bookshop, “The Right Hand of God” with author and minister Vanessa Brown, 5PM

Mansfield

Half Price Books, Local Author Sundays: Meet local indie authors and pick up their latest release, while supplies last

 

Don't see your book or literary event here? Email Events@lonestarliterary.com with your complete info two weeks in advance of the issue in which your event is scheduled, and we'll include it.