LITERATUREEvents This Week
BOOKREADING. Antigone Books. 411 N. Fourth Ave. Alana Lyons reads from Now it's Our Turn: How Women can Transform their Lives and Save the Planet at 7 p.m. on Friday, November 6. Call 792-3715 for information.
BOOKSIGNING. The Book Mark. 5001 E. Speedway. Mary Ann-Tirone
Smith signs and reads from An American Killing from 7 to
8:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 5. Bobby Burns signs and reads
from Shelter from 7 to
BOOKSIGNING. Audobon Nature Shop. 300 E. University Blvd. Stephen Russell, Gale Monson, and Ray Harm sign The Birds of Sonora from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 7. Call 629-0510 for information.
BOOKSIGNING. Clues Unlimited. Broadway Village. 123 S. Eastbourne. Steve Oliver signs Moody Forever from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 7. Mary-Ann Tirone Smith signs An American Killing from 4 to 6 p.m. on Monday, November 9. Call 326-8533 for information.
POETRY EVENT. Aroma Cafe. 346 N. 4th Ave. The Artemis Project presents Freedom for Humanity, a benefit supporting legislative efforts for the abolition of the death penalty for the developmentally disabled. All readers will be judged by a panel and a cash prize will be awarded. Registration is at 6:30 p.m. with a $5 entry fee and readings commence at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 11. Call 327-2491 or 323-7840 for information.
DEAD POET'S SOCIETY. Let your creative juices flow! A safe place to read poetry and prose. Discussion and feedback are encouraged at these bi-monthly meetings. Call 750-1482 for information.
CALL FOR ENTRIES. Messages From the Heart, a journal dedicated to letter writing, is accepting heartfelt letters, journal entries, poems essays (800 words or less) and artwork for cover and interior pages. The focus of the issue is on mailboxes. Send works with a SASE to P.O. Box 64840, Tucson, AZ 85728. Include $4 for a sample issue. Call 577-0588 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.
POETRY AND MORE. The Casbah. 628 N. Fourth Ave. Join other
Tucson poets and storytellers from
WOMANSPEAK. Aroma Café. 346 N. Fourth Ave. WomanSpeak poetry and prose readings gather from 3 to 5 p.m. on the last Sunday of the month, and feature two readers interspersed with open mic. Sign-up for open mic starts at 2:50 p.m. The hope is that these readings will bring together women writers from many different aspects of Tucson's cultural life, for an exchange of inspiration and encouragement. Readings are free.
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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