LITERATUREBOOKS-ON-TAPE CLUB. Wilmot Branch Library.
530 N. Wilmot Road. 791-4627. Club meets at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 29, to discuss Snow Falling on Cedars, by David Guterson. The performance of the readers will also be covered.
BOOKSIGNING. Barnes and Noble. 7325 N. La Cholla Blvd. 742-6402. University of Arizona journalism professor and co-author James W. Johnson discusses and autographs One Step From the White House: The Rise and Fall of Senator William F. Knowland, at 7 p.m. Friday, August 28.
BOOKSIGNING. Rainbow Moods Bookstore. 3532 E. Grant Road. Vickie Champion presents a lecture and signs her book, Change Your Relationship With Food, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, August 29. Call 326-9643 for information.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. The Library Benevolent Association announces the forthcoming 1998 Southwest Poet anthology. Submit original poems (limit two) for consideration by Sunday, September 20. Send poems with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Library Benevolent Association, 2442 Cerillos Road, Suite 390, Santa Fe, NM 87505.
DEAD POET'S SOCIETY. Let your creative juices flow! A safe place to read poetry and prose. Discussion and feedback are encouraged. We're interested in your writing and thoughts. Bi-monthly meetings. Come join us! Call 750-1482 for information.
ECLECTIC WRITERS GROUP. Eclectic writers meet from 7 to 9 p.m. every Tuesday to read original works, practice writing, critique work and discuss related issues. All forms, styles and skill levels are encouraged. There is no membership fee. Call 797-6614 for detailed information.
JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY. River Center Branch Library. 5605 E. River Road. The Jane Austen Society of North America, Southern Arizona Region, gets together from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, August 29, for a planning meeting. Call Jean Kearns at 747-9319 for information.
LITERACY VOLUNTEERS WANTED. Tucson Adult Literacy Volunteers seeks new tutors for their 20 centers in and around Tucson. Training begins August 29. Call 882-4668 for information.
POETRY AND MORE. The Casbah. 628 N. Fourth Ave. Join other
Tucson poets and storytellers from 7:30 to
POETRY CONTEST. The Sparrowgrass Poetry Forum is accepting submissions to its national Poetic Achievement Awards contest, which will launch its Poet of the Year contest. A grand prize of $1,000 will be awarded, as well as 34 other prizes including three publishing contracts. Poets should submit one poem in any style, 20 lines or fewer, on any subject to: Sparrowgrass Poetry Forum, Dept. G, 609 Main St., P.O. Box 193, Sistersville, WV 26175-0193. Information is also available at the website: http://www.tinplace.com/sparrow. Deadline for submissions is August 31.
POETRY CONTEST. The Arizona State Poetry Society welcomes submissions for its annual contest. For submission guidelines, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: ASPS Annual Contest, 5120 E. Lee St., Tucson, AZ 85712. Deadline is August 31.
SUMMER WORKSHOP. The Voice & Range Registry of Collaborative Artists continues their summer writing workshop, Transmissions to the Listening Audience: Poetry and Radio, featuring Tucson poet Becky Byrkit. Workshop is from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday evenings through September 2. Fees are based on a sliding scale, and registration is open. Call 628-2886, ext. 1, for information.
WRITER/ARTIST WORKSHOPS. Three new classes start in September at the JCC and The Little Temple, 721 N. Second Ave., with award-winning writer/editor Amy Weintraub of Write/Review. "Creating Creativity," for writers and artists and anyone who wants to jump-start their creative impulses, meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays. "Polish to Publish" meets from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sundays. A modest fee is charged. Call 324-0840 for information and registration.
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