Texas Chili? Oh My!

University Park Library

Fun at UP library yesterday reading Texas Chili? Oh My! Lots of families visiting the library on a HOT Saturday afternoon.

Christ the King Catholic School in Dallas

I presented to Kindergarden, First, Second, Third, and Fourth grade students at Christ the King in Dallas on Monday, March 31st ,2015. It was so much fun. They were perfect listeners and asked brilliant questions. “After your book was published, what didn’t you like about it?’ and “Why did you name your book “Texas Chili?… Read more »


The Society’s Publication Awards, which take place every other year, publicly recognize the authors of the best recently published books on Texas history. Please save the date for our next awards luncheon, which will take place on Friday, March 20, 2015 at The Argyle. The San Antonio Conservation Society Congratulates All The Winners Of The 2015… Read more »

Sudie Williams Elementary

On Monday night Patricia Vermillion, The Lamplighter School’s librarian, made a visit to Sudie Williams Elementary School’s Reading Night for a writing workshop. Over 20 families attended the event. Aside from being Lamplighter’s librarian, Vermillion is also a children’s book author. She read her 2013 book “Texas Chili? Oh My!” to students and their parents,… Read more »

San Antonio Conservation Society

The San Antonio Conservation Society Congratulates All The Winners Of The 2015 Publication Awards Buildings Of Texas: Central, South And Gulf Coast Edited by Gerald Moorhead, FAIA Published by The University of Virginia Press, 2013 Chili Queens, Hay Wagons And Fandangos; The Spanish Plazas In Frontier San Antonio By Lewis F. Fisher Published by Maverick… Read more »


Southern Bound Book Shop hosted a book signing and reading of TEXAS CHILI? OH MY!… Thanksgiving week, 2014 Texas Book Festival signing…October 2014 http://www.patriciavermillion.com/events.html


The Texas Book Festival in Austin was bursting with fabulous authors, such as Keith Graves, fellow Mississippi author living in Texas. Brian Floca, Caldecott award winner for 2014 Locomotive, visiting his former studio mate and friend John Rocco, Caldecott Honor for Blackout . I was in the A&M tent signing Texas Chili? Oh My! and… Read more »