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!

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Claude Lalumière Book Launch 7:00 pm
Claude Lalumière Book Launch
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Claude Lalumière Book Launch
Join us in celebrating the launch of Claude Lalumière’s fourth book, Venera Dreams: A Weird Entertainment, a work of speculative fiction that Portal/World SF Blog called “bizarre, fascinating, hilarious.” Venera Dreams is a mosaic novel, a surreal history of a fictional and fantastical … Continue reading
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Novel Night with Evelyn M. Turner & A. R. Ashworth 7:00 pm
Novel Night with Evelyn M. Turner & A. R. Ashworth
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Novel Night with Evelyn M. Turner & A. R. Ashworth
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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Austin Writers Roulette 4:00 pm
Austin Writers Roulette
Aug 13 @ 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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Ching-In Chen Book Launch 7:00 pm
Ching-In Chen Book Launch
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ching-In Chen Book Launch
Join us in celebrating the launch of Ching-In Chen’s new poetry collection, recombinant. With readings from Ching-In Chen, mónica teresa ortiz, and Jesus Valles. Ching-In Chen’s recombinant is an innovative and powerful collection about genealogy, migration, survival, gender, memory, and ecology. The poems … Continue reading
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Martin Perlman Book Launch 2:00 pm
Martin Perlman Book Launch
Aug 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Martin Perlman Book Launch
Join us in celebrating the recent release of Martin Perlman’s debut novel, Thinks Out Loud. It all started as a personal blog. For more than a year, Martin Perlman published his musings two or three times a week online; social commentary, cultural … Continue reading
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I Scream Social Reading & Open Mic 7:00 pm
I Scream Social Reading & Open Mic
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
I Scream Social Reading & Open Mic
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 Lisa … Continue reading
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