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Friday, May 7:

  • UT Press' annual book sale, I-35 and Manor. 10am-6pm
  • Booksigning with Chuck Meyer, author of Twelve Smooth Stones, at Book People. 7pm
  • Reception for Young Texas Writers & Teddy Children's Book Awards at Holt, Rhinehart & Winston, 1120 S. Capital of Texas Hwy. 5:30pm


Saturday, May 8:

  • UT Press' annual book sale, I-35 and Manor. 10am-4pm
  • Austin Writers Day at Toad Hall with Keith Graves, Jane Bauld, Trevor Romain, Dale Bulla, Ruth Pennebaker, and Dona Schenker. 1pm
  • Local authors read from poems and short stories of 10 fifth-grade participants in the O. Henry Writing Club. B & N Westlake. 2pm
  • James Magnuson, Christopher Reich, and Austin Bay discuss their recent writings at Borders. 2pm
  • Performance poets Marie Fleischman and Nancy Keeling at BookWoman. 7pm


Monday, May 10:

  • Playwrights Roundtable at the State Theater, 719 Congress. 7-9pm
  • True Crime Panel with Suzy Spencer, Monte Akers, Irene Pence, and Patricia Springer with Mary Willis Walker moderating at Book People. 7pm


Tuesday, May 11:

  • "Strong Women Sleuths" with Susan Rogers Cooper, Nancy Bell, Barbara Burnett Smith, and moderator Jan Grape at BookWoman. 7pm


Wednesday, May 12:

  • "Thrills, Chills and Blood Spills" with Suzy Spencer, Austin Bay, Barbara Burnett Smith, and L.C. Hayden at Congress Avenue Booksellers. 11:30am-1pm
  • Steven Saylor signs Rubicon: A Novel of Ancient Rome, at Adventures in Crime and Space. 6pm
  • "A Writer's Life: From Concept to Paycheck" with David Lindsey, Robert Draper, Barbara Burnett Smith, and Susan Wade at B & N Westlake. 7pm
  • Panel discussion of the research required to write a mystery novel with Susan Wittig Albert, Robin Paige, Jan Grape, and Kathleen Kaska at Borders. 7:30pm


Thursday, May 13:

  • Gonzo Writers Neil Barrett Jr., William Browning Spencer, and Brad Denton at Book People. 7pm
  • "Cozy Writers" panel with authors Susan Rogers Cooper, Nancy Bell, Sharon Kahn, and Jan Maxwell at B & N Sunset Valley. 6:30pm


Friday, May 14:

  • Panel discussion with authors Steven Saylor, Christopher Reich, Charles Meyer, and Monte Akers at B & N Arboretum. 7pm
  • "Bonita vs. Blackburn" with Bradley Denton and Margaret Moseley at Adventures in Crime and Space. 6pm

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