LITERATUREBOOKSIGNINGS. Barnes and Noble. 7325 N. La Cholla Blvd. 742-6621. San Francisco chef and restaurateur Shirley Fong-Torres autographs copies of In the Chinese Kitchen at
2 p.m. Saturday, September 12. Arizona author Len Sherman discusses and signs copies of Big League, Big Time--The Birth of the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Billion-Dollar Business of Sports, and the Power of the Media in America at 7 p.m. Monday, September 14.
BOOKSIGNING. Clues Unlimited. 123 S. Eastbourne. 326-8533. Abigail Padgett discusses and signs Blue from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, September 14. She'll speak on Reading and Writing the Gay and Lesbian Mystery at 4:30 p.m.
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 and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Library Benevolent Association, 2442 Cerillos Road, Suite 390, Santa Fe, NM 87505.
FALL READING AND RECEPTION. The University of Arizona Extended University Writing Works Center, a non-credit program for community writers, presents readings by Demetria Martinez and Rita Maria Magdaleno at its fall reception from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 15. Both writers offer workshops during the fall semester. Following the readings the community is invited to meet the Writing Works Center faculty and hear about fall classes. Call 626-4444 for information.
LITERACY VOLUNTEER WORKSHOP. Literacy volunteers of Pima County train volunteers to tutor in reading and English. The next workshops are Saturdays, September 12 and 19, at the University of Phoenix. There's a $25 fee for books, and the registration deadline is Thursday, September 10. Call 882-8006 for information.
WRITERS' GROUP MEMBERS WANTED. A small, ongoing writers' group with a relaxed format of checking-in, group writing exercises, reading and critique, seeks new members. Join them Saturdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. No fees. Call 325-8447 for information.
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