• No special events this week

Ongoing Exhibits

  • Finding Sophie Blackall Exhibition, Abilene, October 11-February 1
  • 30 Poems for the Tricentennial: A Poetic Legacy, San Antonio, December 3-April 25, 2019

Sunday, December 23


  • Half Price Books Mother Ship, Meet local Indie authors and pick up their latest release, while supplies last


  • Crowley Theatre, Pete Gershon signing Collision: The Contemporary Art Scene in Houston, 1972-1985, TBA

Monday, December 31

No public events this New Year’s Eve. Please feel free to create your own.



  • Spiderhouse Ballroom, Austin Poetry Slam First Slam of 2019: New Sh** Slam, 7:15PM

Fort Worth

  • The Dock Bookshop, Open Mic Poetry Night, 8PM

San Antonio

  • The Mix, PuroSlam, 9:30PM

Wednesday, January 2


  • Bullock Museum, High Noon Talks: Liz Clare discussing Austin Dam Disaster of 1900, 12PM


  • Avant Garden, Write About Now: New Year, New Sh*t Poetry Slam , 7:30PM

Thursday, January 3


  • The Wild Detectives, Story Hour with Peace Corps: a night of stories told by returned and currently serving Peace Corps Volunteers from around the world (Theme: Transformation Through Service), 7:30PM

Sugar Land

  • B&N, Story time with local author Maria Ashworth, 10AM

Friday, January 4


  • BookPeople, LISA FEDER speaking & signing A Year of Mindful Wellness, 7PM


  • Heroes Lounge, Dallas Poetry Slam: The "Hit Single" Slam , 7:30PM


  • Discovery Green, WITS: Youth Performance Poetry workshop, 6:30PM
  • Inprint House, First Friday Poetry Reading Series featuring Outspoken Bean, 8:30PM
  • Half Price Books Outlet, local children’s author Syreeta White-Phillips will sell and sign copies of her newest children’s book about bullying, 2PM

Saturday, January 5


  • BookPeople, a special story time with Tim Miller, who will be reading his new book, Horse Meets Dog, 10:30AM
  • Malvern Books, The Lion & the Pirate Unplugged: an inclusive (mic-less) open mic for writers and musicians (in association with VSA Texas (The State Organization on Arts and Disability) and the Pen2Paper Creative Writing Contest (a project of the Coalition of Texans with Disabilities), 7PM

El Paso

  • Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: "Out With the Old, In With the You: Write Your Inner Child" with Dr. Miguel Juárez, 12:45PM


  • Half Price Books - North Oaks, Local Author Saturdays: Meet local Indie authors and pick up their latest release, while supplies last
  • Katy Budget Books, New Year, New YA: a pizza party with beloved favorites Sophie Jordan, CC hunter, and Mary Lindsey, and new favorite Cheyanne Young, sign their latest releases, 3PM
  • Scenicwood Branch Library, Public Poetry Library Reading Series featuring Chenelle John, Vanessa Zimmer-Powell, Ji Yoon Lee, and Ayokunle Falomo, 2PM

San Antonio

  • B&N - San Pedro, H. Rick Goff signing A Line in the Water, 1PM

South Padre Island

  • Paragraphs on Padre, POP writer's workshop, 2PM

Sunday, January 6


  • Aaron Family JCC, an evening with Father Patrick Desbois, author of the National Jewish Book Award-winning book The Holocaust by Bullets, 7PM
  • Dallas Museum of Art, Arts & Letters Live presents Elaine Pagels discussing Why Religion? A Personal Story (moderated by Rena Pederson), 2:30PM
  • Half Price Books Mother Ship, Dallas-native children’s author Sharon Jones-Scaife will sell and sign her children’s self-help book, I Miss You, Papa, and Dallas-native travel author Diane Van Buren will sell and sign copies of her travel book, Enlightened Rome: Discover the Magic of Piazzas and Public Spaces in Rome, 1PM
  • Candy Shack Daiquiris, Poetry Exclusive "Sweet Tooth," 6PM


  • Half Price Books, Local Author Sundays: meet local indie authors and pick up their latest releases, while supplies last

San Antonio

  • The Twig Book Shop, Conrad M. Gonzales, Jr. discussing and signing 10-96: We're on the Way, 12PM

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