LITERATUREBOOKSIGNING. The Book Mark. 5001 E. Speedway. 881-6350. The signing with Sheila Tobias, author of Faces of Feminism, has been changed to 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 15.
BOOKSIGNINGS. Clues Unlimited. 123 S. Broadway Village. 326-8533. Jan Burke signs Hocus, her fifth novel in the Irene Kelly series, from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 15. Michael McGarrity signs Mexican Hat from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 20.
BOOKSIGNING. Etherton Gallery. 135 S. Sixth Ave. 624-7370. C.E. Poverman reads from and signs On The Edge from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 17.
BOOKSIGNING. The San Pedro House. 9800 Highway 90. 1-520-459-2555. The Friends of the San Pedro River host Richard Shelton, who signs Going Back To Bisbee from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 17. Call 1-520-459-2555 for directions and information.
CALL FOR ENTRIES. Attention poets and writers: Poetry Plunge, a new, local poetry publication, is accepting entries. All poems, short stories, and cartoons accepted. Send submissions and an SASE to: 1940 E. 14th St., Tucson, AZ 85719.
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 Both published and unpublished writers may compete for awards in essay, poetry and short story categories. Entries must be unpublished.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 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.
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.
POETRY TALK. Poet David Bromige discusses Building Up The Poem at 7 p.m. Friday, May 16, at the Poetry Center Annex, 1232 N. Cherry Ave. Admission is $5 at the door. Bromige gives a free reading at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at The Dinnerware Gallery, 135 E. Congress. Call 792-4503 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 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.
SPOKEN WORD. Luna Loca Café. 546 N. Stone Ave. 882-4488. Author Peter Gault and performer Amy Rachelle present the Knucklehead Spoken Word World Tour: A Psycho-Sexual Incantation. Performance combines literary, musical and performance art, and begins at 10 p.m. Saturday, May 17. See "Media Mix" in the Books section for details. Cost is $5. Call 882-4488 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. Pima Community College's 10th annual Writers' Workshop, May 30 through June 1, offers the opportunity for experienced and beginning writers to talk with professional writers and agents, and to have their writing critiqued. Speakers this year include: Sheila Bender, John M. Daniel, Susan Daniel, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Nancy Mairs, Peter Meinke, Maia Wojciechowska Rodman, among others. Topics include Writing from Life Experiences: The Boundaries of Truth and Fiction; Rules and Tools for Writing Short Fiction; and Building Self-Confidence. The conference kicks off with a reception and reading by Sherman Russell at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 29, at the Arizona Inn, 2200 E. Elm St. All other events will take place at the PCC West Campus, 2202 W. Anklam Road. Noncredit workshop fee is $65, $77 for two credit hours. Fee deadline is May 29. Call Meg Files at 884-6974 for information.
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