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BlogMalvern Books is a bookstore and community space in Austin, Texas. We specialize in visionary literature and poetry from independent publishers, with a focus on lesser-known and emerging voices. We also host numerous readings, book clubs, and other events—check out our calendar to see what’s happening this month at Malvern!

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Malvern Books’ Club: Reading Classics from New York Review Books 1:30 pm
Malvern Books’ Club: Reading Classics from New York Review Books
Jul 1 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Malvern Books’ Club: Reading Classics from New York Review Books
Welcome to Malvern Books’ Club: Reading Classics from New York Review Books, hosted (on most occasions) by Malvern’s own curmudgeon-in-chief, Dr. Joe. Everyone is invited to join us for what we’re sure will be a series of irreverent and insightful conversations. Our … Continue reading
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An Afternoon with Ken Waldman 4:00 pm
An Afternoon with Ken Waldman
Jul 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
An Afternoon with Ken Waldman
Join us for an evening with Alaskan Fiddling Poet Ken Waldman, who will share poems from his recent collection, Trump Sonnets: Volume One, and play the fiddle with accompanists. November 9, 2016, incredulous at Donald Trump’s victory, Ken Waldman, scribbled: “You … Continue reading
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STORE CLOSED
STORE CLOSED
Jul 4 all-day
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B & C Book Club 1:30 pm
B & C Book Club
Jul 8 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
B & C Book Club
“We read all types, we take all types. Aim to keep things light and fun.” Hosted by Jon Meador. Please visit Austin Book Club for more information. Share this post:EmailFacebookTwitter
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Austin Writers Roulette 4:00 pm
Austin Writers Roulette
Jul 9 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Austin Writers Roulette
Austin Writers Roulette is an uncensored, theme-inspired spoken word and storytelling event. It features a different monthly theme and line up of artists who perform their original written works such as poetry, essays, spoken word, singer-songwriting, or excerpts from novels … Continue reading
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The Boomertime Book Club 6:30 pm
The Boomertime Book Club
Jul 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The Boomertime Book Club
Join us for a meeting of the Boomertime Book Club! This month the members are reading a book of their choice that focuses on the hippie culture of the 1960s (The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe is a … Continue reading
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Fantastical Fictions Presents: Book Discussion with Rebecca Schwarz 7:00 pm
Fantastical Fictions Presents: Book Discussion with Rebecca Schwarz
Jul 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fantastical Fictions Presents: Book Discussion with Rebecca Schwarz
Please join us at Malvern Books for Fantastical Fictions, an odd-monthly event focusing on the literary fantastic across genres and cultures. This month host Rebecca Schwarz will discuss the novel The Door to Lost Pages by Claude Lalumière. Worth noting: … Continue reading
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Novel Night with Anna Castle & Karen MacInerney 7:00 pm
Novel Night with Anna Castle & Karen MacInerney
Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Novel Night with Anna Castle & Karen MacInerney
Join us for another installment of Novel Night, a monthly celebration of all things prose! Here’s how it works: published authors will read from their books and there’ll be an audience Q & A. And we’ll also have “Book Talk,” in … Continue reading
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Kallisto Gaia Press presents The Ocotillo Review 7:00 pm
Kallisto Gaia Press presents The Ocotillo Review
Jul 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kallisto Gaia Press presents <i>The Ocotillo Review</i>
Join us in celebrating the launch of the debut issue of Kallisto Gaia Press’ literary journal, The Ocotillo Review, which features over 100 pages of literary genius by award-winning writers from around the world and superb new pieces by writers from underserved communities. Several poets … Continue reading
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The Other Book Club 1:00 pm
The Other Book Club
Jul 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The Other Book Club
You’re already familiar with our NYRB Classics Bookclub, in which we read and discuss classic works of fiction… now we’d like to invite you to join The Other Book Club, a reading group for those of you interested in exploring … Continue reading
Dylan Krieger Book Launch 7:00 pm
Dylan Krieger Book Launch
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dylan Krieger Book Launch
Join us in celebrating the launch of Dylan Krieger’s Giving Godhead (Delete Press). With readings from Dylan, Cindy Huyser, Debangana Banerjeem, and Vincent Cellucci. Dylan Krieger is a transistor radio picking up alien frequencies in south Louisiana. She lives in the back … Continue reading
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STORE CLOSED
STORE CLOSED
Jul 16 all-day
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Finnegans Wake Reading Group 7:00 pm
Finnegans Wake Reading Group
Jul 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Finnegans Wake Reading Group
The Finnegans Wake Reading Group of Austin is a monthly get-together to dive into the depths of James Joyce’s greatest, weirdest, and most notorious masterpiece. The process is to take turns reading aloud from the text, which allows its musicality … Continue reading
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The Lion & The Pirate Unplugged 7:00 pm
The Lion & The Pirate Unplugged
Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Lion & The Pirate Unplugged
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), we’re delighted to present an inclusive (mic-less) open mic for writers and musicians. Join us for a fun … Continue reading
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Women Write Hard Sci-Fi: Continuing the Tradition 2:00 pm
Women Write Hard Sci-Fi: Continuing the Tradition
Jul 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Women Write Hard Sci-Fi: Continuing the Tradition
Join us for a reading and discussion about women writing hard science Sci-Fi and Fantasy, featuring Nancy Smith and Christy Esmahan, facilitated by Patrice Sarath. Nancy Smith is a writer of two published novels, eighteen screenplays, and twenty-two short stories. … Continue reading
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Malvern’s Multi-Verse with ire’ne lara silva 7:00 pm
Malvern’s Multi-Verse with ire’ne lara silva
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Malvern's Multi-Verse with ire’ne lara silva
Join us for a FREE monthly reading series, Malvern’s Multi-Verse, in which we explore the infinite possible (multi)verses of Austin’s boundless literary universe! Space-time might be flat and stretch out infinitely, but Malvern’s Multi-Verse is well-rounded, lasts for about an hour, and … Continue reading
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I Scream Social 7:00 pm
I Scream Social
Jul 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
I Scream Social
Get your cones ready for another round of Malvern Books’ FREE reading series, I SCREAM SOCIAL, hosted by Malvern’s own Annar Veröld and Schandra Madha and featuring young women writers from the Austin community. This month’s I Screamers are Nicole … Continue reading
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