Welcome to Malvern Books!

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!

Holiday Special: From December 1st till December 24th, for every $50 you spend, you’ll receive a $10 gift card. (Please note, the gift card can not be used on the day of purchase.) 

Please note, due to our annual Staff Brunch, we’ll be opening at 2pm this Sunday, December 17th.

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Pterodáctilo Presents: Poetry & Ptamales Party 6:30 pm
Pterodáctilo Presents: Poetry & Ptamales Party
Dec 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Pterodáctilo Presents: Poetry & Ptamales Party
Join us for a celebration hosted by Pterodáctilo, the bilingual journal and blog run by graduate students in UT Austin’s department of Spanish and Portuguese. This bilingual event will feature poetry readings… and tamales! Performers include Siri, Ashley Nelcy García, … Continue reading
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Texas Poetry Calendar Reading 3:00 pm
Texas Poetry Calendar Reading
Dec 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Texas Poetry Calendar Reading
For twenty years, the Austin reading for the Texas Poetry Calendar has been the culmination of the fall calendar readings for Dos Gatos Press. This year’s reading will feature poets sharing Texas-related work, including their poems from the 2018 Texas Poetry … Continue reading
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ACC Creative Writing Literary Release Party 7:00 pm
ACC Creative Writing Literary Release Party
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
ACC Creative Writing Literary Release Party
Join us in celebrating the release of the Fall 2017 edition of Austin Community College’s journal, The Rio Review, which showcases poetry, prose, and artworks by students. During the event, students featured in this issue will share their fiction, nonfiction, and poetry with … Continue reading
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Ryan Sharp Book Launch 4:00 pm
Ryan Sharp Book Launch
Dec 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ryan Sharp Book Launch
Join us in celebrating the launch of Ryan Sharp’s new chabook, my imaginary old man: poems (Finishing Line Press). With readings from Ryan, Joe Brundidge, and Jennine “DOC” Wright. The poems in my imaginary old man: poems construct a world alive with the ordinary and … Continue reading
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David Taylor Book Launch 7:00 pm
David Taylor Book Launch
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
David Taylor Book Launch
Join us in celebrating the launch of David Taylor’s third collection of poetry, Palm Up, Palm Down (Wings Press). With readings from David, Jim LaVilla-Havelin, and Bryce Milligan. Palm Up, Palm Down draws on connections and commitments to home and place—human and nonhuman. Such … Continue reading
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Earthly Signs Book Launch 7:00 pm
Earthly Signs Book Launch
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
<i>Earthly Signs</i> Book Launch
Join us in celebrating the launch of Earthly Signs: Moscow Diaries, 1917-1922 by Marina Tsvetaeva. This event will feature readings and discussion from the translator, Jamey Gambrell. Jamey Gambrell’s excellently translated edition with its well-researched and informative introduction graciously fulfils Tsvetaeva’s desire … Continue reading
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An Afternoon with Coco Picard & Friends 2:00 pm
An Afternoon with Coco Picard & Friends
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
An Afternoon with Coco Picard & Friends
Join us for an afternoon with Coco Picard, Devin King, Anthony Madrid, Nadya Pittendrigh, and Julia Hendrickson. We’ll be celebrating the release earlier this year of Coco’s graphic novel The Chronicles of Fortune. The Chronicles Of Fortune stands as a confirmation of the misfit’s … Continue reading
Albert Huffstickler Birthday Celebration 4:00 pm
Albert Huffstickler Birthday Celebration
Dec 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Albert Huffstickler Birthday Celebration
Join us for a poetry reading and birthday cake to celebrate the late, great poet laureate of Hyde Park, Albert Huffstickler. With M.C. W. Joe Hoppe, and featuring readings from David Jewell, Sylvia Manning, David Thornberry, and Larry Thoren. Plus, get … Continue reading
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