We're hiring for a couple of part time positions in the store -- take a look below for descriptions. School Outreach Program Staff We are looking for some part time staff to help us facilitate our school outreach program for the 2017-2018 school year. Responsibilities will include helping facilitate the logistics of our school bookfair … Continue reading We’re hiring for multiple positions!
We're hiring! BookPeople is looking for booksellers, baristas, and a gifts Inventory Manager! Love BookPeople? Love books? Come work with us! BookPeople is the largest independent bookstore in Texas. During our more than forty-year history, we have gained national recognition and become an iconic Austin destination. From our beginnings in 1970 as a small new … Continue reading BookPeople is Hiring!
Love BookPeople? Love books? Love authors? Come work with us! We are hiring an Events Coordinator to help manage almost 400 events in the store each year. The job includes managing staff, interacting with authors and publishers, and helping with our marketing efforts for events. The complete job description is here. This is a full … Continue reading BookPeople is hiring!
Our booksellers simply love Samantha Irby, creator of the blog Bitches Gotta Eat and author of the equally amazing essay collection We Are Never Meeting in Real Life. We want to be her best friends on the Internet or, at the very least, hang out with her. And now we get to! We're thrilled to welcome her to … Continue reading We ❤ Samantha Irby!
Questions I Am Often Asked, from the author of Traffickwocky Every now and again - when I am somehow not stuck on the MoPac - I am asked something like, “Tex, is it stressful being the world’s leading traffic poet? And, while I have you here on my show, does it bother you that there … Continue reading Guest Blog Post: Tex MoPac, Traffic Poet
BookPeople is proud to partner with the Austin American-Statesman for their monthly Statesman Selects program. Each month, BookPeople will highlight the Statesman’s top recommended read for Austin. November's pick is Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl by author, actress and rockstar Carrie Brownstein. Brownstein will appear in conversation with Austin’s Liz Lambert at Central Presbyterian … Continue reading November’s Statesman Selects: HUNGER MAKES ME A MODERN GIRL by Carrie Brownstein
This month's featured fiction from Covered w/ Fur is Two Stories by Kiik A.K. The first story, All Your Sweet Babes, is about a farm of stray dogs. The second, The Season of Hair, is about very long hair. But really, they are both about Asian American relocation and internment during the second world war. The … Continue reading weekend reading