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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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Psychic Privates: Poetry & Soundscapes feat. Kim Vodicka & Josh Stevens 7:00 pm
Psychic Privates: Poetry & Soundscapes feat. Kim Vodicka & Josh Stevens
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Psychic Privates: Poetry & Soundscapes feat. Kim Vodicka & Josh Stevens
Join us for an evening of poetry and soundscapes with Kim Vodicka, who will read from her poetry collection Psychic Privates. With musical accompaniment by Josh Stevens, and featuring Taylor Gorman. Poet. Nihilist. Spokesbitch of a Degeneration. Beavis in Scorpio. Moon in Roseanne. … Continue reading
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Austin Writers Roulette 4:00 pm
Austin Writers Roulette
Oct 8 @ 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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Austin Community College Literary Coffeehouse: Reading & Open Mic 7:00 pm
Austin Community College Literary Coffeehouse: Reading & Open Mic
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Austin Community College Literary Coffeehouse: Reading & Open Mic
Everyone is welcome to attend the Austin Community College Creative Writing Department’s Literary Coffeehouse, hosted by John Herndon. October’s featured reader ANNAR VEROLD is a Honduran-American poet and screenwriter. A former Creative Writing student at ACC and a graduate of St. Edward’s … Continue reading
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Novel Night with Scott Semegran & A. K. Fagan 7:00 pm
Novel Night with Scott Semegran & A. K. Fagan
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Novel Night with Scott Semegran & A. K. Fagan
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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Kurt Heinzelman Book Launch 4:00 pm
Kurt Heinzelman Book Launch
Oct 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Kurt Heinzelman Book Launch
Join us in celebrating the launch of Kurt Heinzelman’s new book of poetry, Whatever You May Say. With readings from Kurt and Danielle Sellers. Kurt Heinzelman’s new book of poetry, Whatever You May Say, resembles what would have been called a “miscellany” in … Continue reading
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An Evening with Eduardo Lalo 7:00 pm
An Evening with Eduardo Lalo
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
An Evening with Eduardo Lalo
Join us for an evening with acclaimed writer and artist Eduardo Lalo, hosted by César A. Salgado. As you may know, we were originally planning this event for September, but Eduardo was unable to leave Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria. The … Continue reading
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Alisar Eido Book Launch 7:00 pm
Alisar Eido Book Launch
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Alisar Eido Book Launch
Join us in celebrating the launch of Alisar Eido’s novel, Fate of Smoke (The Soulfire Series: Book 1). Eido will be joined by David Tucker and Brennan Utley. Something stirs in the Beyond. A creature Death once banished is clawing its way … Continue reading
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I Scream Social: Halloween Edition 7:00 pm
I Scream Social: Halloween Edition
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
I Scream Social: Halloween Edition
HALLOWEEN EDITION: Get your spook on with us at this month’s I Scream. Costumes encouraged! Get your cones ready for another installment of Malvern Books’ newest FREE reading series, I SCREAM SOCIAL, hosted by Malvern’s own Annar Veröld & Schandra … Continue reading
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Kathryn Lane Book Launch 4:00 pm
Kathryn Lane Book Launch
Oct 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Kathryn Lane Book Launch
Join us in celebrating the launch of Kathryn Lane’s Backyard Volcano and Other Mysteries of the Heart, an anthology of short stories from Alamo Bay Press. These stories help define the world of the Texas-Mexico Frontier—an explosive world where lives break, loves … Continue reading
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