In honor of African American History Month and communities of color, join the Austin Public Library and KAZI Book Review for the second annual Celebration of Diverse Literary Voices of Texas. There will be author readings as[…]
Luis Alberto Urrea was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for his landmark work of nonficiton. The Devil’s Highway. In this novel, Urrea writes about a beloved and ailing patriarch Miguel Angel de La Cruz who has[…]
Kermit Schweidel, co-founder of a successful Dallas advertising agency, grew up in El Paso, the site of a brief but eventful detour that would bring him face to face with the Department of Justice and[…]
Selected by Ross Gay as winner of the inaugural Jake Adam York Prize, Analicia Sotelo’s debut collection of poems is a vivid portrait of the artist as a young woman. In Virgin, the poems devour and complicate[…]
Bryan Mealer is the author of Muck City and the New York Times bestseller The Boy Who Harnessed – written with William Kamkwamba – which has been translated into more than a dozen languages and will soon[…]
The Sixth Annual San Antonio Book Festival is a free, all-day event featuring author presentations, panel discussions, and book signings. Central Library 600 Soledad St San Antonio, TX 78205, USA More information about this[…]
Antonio Ruiz-Camacho is an Austin-based writer born and raised in Toluca, Mexico. His debut collection of stories Barefoot Dogs was named a Best Book of 2015 by Kirkus Reviews. His talk is part of the Spring[…]
Owner of one of the largest female-owned independent advertising agencies in the U.S., Gay Gaddis shares her story in Cowgirl Power. A Texan, Gaddis says the fearlessness of cowgirls have motivated her throughout her life, as she[…]
Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Jhumpa Lahiri is giving a free “craft talk” at 4:30 at the UH Central Campus, followed by a reading at 7:30 at the Cullen Performance Hall. Her latest book, In Other Words, is[…]
A picture book from Junot Diaz, Islandborn tells the story of a young girl named Lola. At school, she and her classmates are asked to draw a picture of where their families are from, but Lola can’t[…]
The fourth annual Teen Bookfest by the Bay is a free all-day event, where teens can meet authors and learn about the writing and publishing process. This year’s writers include Ashley Dotson, Xavier Garza, Heather[…]
Designed for emerging writers, Writefest 18 features writing workshops, one-on-one pitch sessions, panels, readings, and more. The keynote speaker is Justin Cronin, and presenters include a number of book agents and book and journal editors.[…]
In his memoir, The Line Becomes a River, Francisco Cantú shares his experience as a Mexican-American U.S. Border Patrol agent, where he learns to track humans—dead and alive—along the border. The memoir illuminates the violent impact[…]
Award-winning, Austin-based author Elizabeth Crook’s latest novel chronicles the journey of a young girl in the remote Texas Hill Country. After a panther attacks her family, Samantha and a team set out to kill the[…]
Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for Fiction, Call Me By Your Name tells the story of a blossoming summer romance between an adolescent boy and a guest at his parents’ home on the Italian[…]
The Lubbock Book Festival is free and open to the public. Some of the featured authors include: John R. Erickson, Terry Jennings, Adan Medrano, and Jodi Thomas.
Renegades is about the renegades – humans with super capabilities – who established peace in a crumbled society and are therefore enemies of the villains, and Nova, a girl who seeks vengeance on the renegades. The[…]
The Best of Us is the story of Joyce and her late husband. It follows the story of their romance and wedding and the struggle of fighting cancer. On their one year anniversary, her husband was[…]
The Red Line focuses on the thin line between victory and defeat and life and death in WWII.
Book People is a hosting a discussion with Craig Johnson over The Western Star, his thirteenth novel in the New York Times bestselling Longmire series and the basis for the hit Netflix series Longmire.
Join Book People in welcoming Alex Lemon for Feverland, where Lemon explores what it means to be a man in the twenty-first century.
Join Book People for a discussion with Melissa del Bosque over her novel, Bloodlines. Bloodlines follows two young FBI agents who are tracing down one of the drug cartel’s leaders. Melissa del Bosque turned decades of reporting on the[…]
Patient Zero is a poetry collection that explores heartbreak and love gone awry among lovers, parents and children, humans and the divine.
Bluebird, Bluebird analyzes race and Justice in America by following the narrator, Darren, as he strives to solve a crime involving the death of a black lawyer from Chicago and local white woman in East Texas.
Join the Texas Book Festival as it welcomes the Bush sisters, Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush, to Austin on part of their Sisters First Tour. Jenna and Barbara will give readers a behind[…]
Join Brazos Books in a discussion of All the Agents and Saints, a book that analyzes the impact of international borders by focusing on the people who live there.
Bars in San Antonio, Austin, Dallas, and Houston are serving literary-themed cocktails in honor of Lit Crawl, an event that occurs in November and is a collaboration between the Texas Book Festival and the Litquake[…]
Join Malvern Books in a book launch for Thinks Out Loud, a personal blog turned novel by Martin Perlman.
The first annual Marfa Poetry Festival is free and open to the public; it includes readings, a book fair, film screenings, exhibitions, live music, and more. For exact times, locations, and showcases, visit the schedule[…]
Dr. Parazynski has lived an adventurous life and reveals how perseverance and endurance has helped him focus and make decisions in life-threatening situations.
Join Book People in a discussion with Chandler Baker about her new book, This Is Not the End. This Is Not the End follows a teenage girl who was the sole survivor of a car crash but who[…]
Join Book People for a discussion with their guest, Odie Lindsey, on his book, We Come to Our Senses, a novel centered on the aftermath of combat and war.