Texas Lit Events

Literary happenings in Austin and ’round the State you won’t want to miss – author sightings, readings, panels,
parties . . . a variety of literary events you might enjoy.  

If you are an author, publisher, bookstore, literary organization and have an event happening in Texas that you would like listed to be considered, please send all the pertinent info to: bookfest@texasbookfestival.org

Feb
21
Wed
André Aciman — CALL ME BY YOUR NAME @ BookPeople
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm

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 Riviera. The novel is now a major motion picture from director Luca Guadagnino.

 

The speaking portion is free, but the signing portion requires a ticket, only available with the purchase of a copy of the book from BookPeople.

 

BookPeople

603 N Lamar Blvd

Austin, TX 78703, USA

More information about this event.

Apr
4
Wed
Junot Diaz — ISLANDBORN @ BookPeople
Apr 4 @ 6:30 pm

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 remember where she was born, The Island. By sharing memories with her, her family and friends help her imagine the place she’s from.

 

The speaking portion is free, but the signing portion requires a ticket, only available with the purchase of Islandborn from BookPeople.

 

BookPeople
603 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78703, USA
More information about this event.