LITERATUREBOOKSIGNING. Borders Books and Music. 4235 N. Oracle Road. 292-1331. Edward Keonjian, Ph.D, signs and discusses Up From Hell: Triumph Over Adversity, a novel chronicling Leningrad's cruelest siege during the winter of 1942 and life in a NAZI slave-labor camp, at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 28. Call 292-1331 for information.
BOOKSIGNING. The Book Mark. 5001 E. Speedway. 881-6350. Richard L. Knop signs and discusses Illusion or Victory: How The U.S. Navy SEALS Win America's Failing War on Drugs, from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 28.
POETRY READING. Antigone Books. 411 N. Fourth Ave. 792-3715. A slew of local writers pay tribute to Gay Pride with a free reading of poetry and short fiction at 7 p.m. Friday, June 27. Featured readers include Melanie Cooley, Barbara Cully, Karen Falkstrom, Charles Gillispie, Nancy Mendoza, Jacqueline Raphael, and Boyer Rickel. Tucson composer and pianist Jonathan Brown will perform before and after the readings.
CALL FOR ENTRIES. Attention poets and writers: Poetry Plunge, a new, local poetry publication, is accepting entries. All poems, short stories, and cartoons will be considered. Send submissions, including SASE, to: 1940 E. 14th St., Tucson, AZ 85719.
CALL FOR ENTRIES. The Arizona Authors' Association is now accepting entries for its 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 Both published and unpublished writers may compete for awards in essay, poetry and short story categories. Entries must be unpublished.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.
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.
LITERACY VOLUNTEERS. For the love of literacy, become a tutor. Literacy Volunteers of Pima County offers free reading instruction and English help for adults. Call 884-8337 for information.
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 storytellers from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays to share your own works, or listen to those of others. Call 792-9910 for information.
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