BOOKSIGNING. Barnes and Noble, Foothills Mall. 7325 N. LaCholla Blvd. 742-6402. Arizona humorist and author Gregg Goodrich offers his observations on being single and autographs copies of his new book You Know You've Been Single Too Long When..., at 7 p.m. Friday, August 21.

Listings BOOKSIGNING. Clues Unlimited. 123 S. Eastbourne. 326-8533. J. A. Jance discusses and signs Rattlesnake Crossing from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, August 23.

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.

LITERACY VOLUNTEERS WANTED. Tucson Adult Literacy Volunteers is seeking new tutors for their
20 centers in and around Tucson. Training begins August 29. Call 882-4668 for information.

MORTAL SIGNS MYSTERY BOOK CLUB. Discuss Echoes in the Darkness by Joseph Wambaugh at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 22 at the Himmel Park Branch Library, 1035 N. Treat Ave. Call 791-4397 for information.

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 original works, or listen to the works of others. Call 792-9910 for information.

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: 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, Tucson, AZ. 85712. Deadline is August 31.

SUMMER WORKSHOP. The Voice & Range Registry of Collaborative Artists announces a 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. TW

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