BOOKSIGNINGS. Clues Unlimited. 123 S. Broadway Village. 326-8533. John A. Miller signs Pima from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 10. Carolina Garcia-Aguilera signs Bloody Shame from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 12.

BOOKSIGNING. Coyote's Voice Books. 16 S. Eastbourne Ave., in the Broadway Village Center. 327-6560. Tucson author Byrd Baylor reads from and signs The Way To Make Perfect Mountains from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 10.

BOOKSIGNING. Borders Books and Music. 4235 N. Oracle Road. 292-1331. Alison Deming, Jon Anderson, Leilani Wright, and Jim Cervantes read from Fever Dreams: Contemporary Arizona Poetry at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 10.

BOOKSIGNING. The Book Mark. 5001 E. Speedway. 881-6350. Join authors Rita Garitano, J.M. Kore Salvato, Susan Chamberlain Quick, and Maria Elena Wakamatsu for a reading from Southwestern Women--New Voices: A Collection of Poems & Short Stories, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 9. Activist and author Sheila Tobias signs and discusses Faces of Feminism: An Activist's Reflections on the Women's Movement from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 13.

COMIC BOOK SIGNING. Fantasy Comics. 3100 N. Stone Ave. 620-1880. Jon Morris signs his comic endeavor Jon Morris' Fishbone: Six Issue Party from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 14.

CALL FOR ENTRIES. The Arizona Authors' Association is now accepting entries for the 16th annual Literary Contest. Both published and unpublished writers may compete for awards in essay, poetry and short story categories; entries must be unpublished. Deadline is July 29. For contest rules, send SASE to: AAA Literary Contest, 3509 E. Shea Blvd., Suite 117-C, Phoenix, AZ 85028-3339.

CALL FOR ENTRIES. The Society of Southwestern Authors is now accepting entries for the 1997 Short Story Contest. Stories of 2,500 words or less may be submitted. There is a $10 entry fee. For submission information, send SASE to: SSA Short Story Contest, 10050 E. Ray Ann Place, Tucson, AZ 85749. Submission deadline is May 31.

CALL FOR ENTRIES. The Heart of Film International Screenplay Competition seeks feature-length entries in two categories: Adult/Mature action drama, and Family/Children. Prizes for both categories include $3,500, participation in the Heart of Film Mentorship Program, airfare and accommodations to attend the Heart of Film Screenwriters Conference in Austin, Texas, in October. Entries must be postmarked by May 15. Call 1-800-310-FEST or send SASE to AFF, 1600 Nueces, Austin, Texas 78701, for information.

DEAD POET'S SOCIETY. Let your creative juices flow! A safe place to read poetry and prose. Discussion and feedback are encouraged. We are interested in your writing and thoughts. Bi-monthly meetings. Come join us! Call 750-1482 for information.

MUJERES QUE ESCRIBEN. Café Mixteca. 1945 S. Sixth Ave. Join Mujeres Que Escriben for a Día de las Madres poetry reading from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 10. Featured poets are Sylviana Wood, Maria Elena Wakamatsu, Jessica Jaramillo, Carolina Pesqueira, Valerina Quintana, and Maria del Sagario.

POETRY READING. The Book Mark. 5001 E. Speedway. 881-6350. Join in an open reading of original works, with a featured poet to warm up the floor, every third Saturday from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

POETRY AND MORE. The Casbah. 628 N. Fourth Ave. Join other Tucson poets and story tellers Tuesdays from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Share your own works, or listen to what others have to say. Call 792-9910 for information.

VOICE AND RANGE. Voice And Range Registry. 741 S. Third Ave. The Writers' New Voice and Range is a registry service offering a variety of programs for writers of all abilities. The One-On-One Consultation Service offers stylized consultations pairing established local writers with emerging community writers of fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction. Anthologies, Contests, Festivals and Collaboration, a New Writers Voice and Range Workshop, meets from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, continuing through May 27. Inquire about the Actors' Synaesthetic Workshop and Film Project. Sliding fees, discounts and waivers are available. Call Becky Byrkit at 791-0463 for information and registration.

WRITERS' WORKSHOP. Experienced and beginning writers are invited to Pima Community College's 10th annual Writers' Workshop, May 30 through June 1. The workshop joins new writers with professional writers and agents, with opportunities to have writing critiqued. Speakers this year include: Sheila Bender, John M. Daniel, Susan Daniel, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Nancy Mairs, Peter Meinke, Maia Wojciechowska Rodman, and others. Topics include Writing from Life Experiences: The Boundaries of Truth and Fiction; Rules and Tools for Writing Short Fiction; Building Self-Confidence, and more. The conference kicks off with a reading by Sherman Russell at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 29, at the Arizona Inn, 2200 E. Elm St. All other events meet on the PCC West Campus, 2202 W. Anklam Road. Noncredit workshop fee is $65, $77 for two credit hours. Fee deadline is May 29. Manuscripts must be received by May 8 for critique. Call Meg Files at 884-6974 for information.

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