Thursday 3/15: Leah Stenson, author of Heavenly Body, reads alongside Sam Lohmann, author of Unless as Stone Is, and David Memmott, author of the newly released novel, Canned Tuna. Backstory Books, 7 p.m., free.
The Whitenoise Project hosts an open mic featuring local writers Amy Temple Harper and Julian Smuggles. Milepost 5, 7 p.m., $5–$10 suggested donation.
Friday 3/16: Matthew Dickman reads from his new poetry collection, Wonderland, and is joined by Emily Strelow as she reads from her debut novel, The Wild Birds. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Monday 3/19: Bruce Holbert reads from his new novel, Whiskey, and is joined in conversation by Joe Wilkins, author of The Mountain and the Fathers and When We Were Birds. Powell’s Books on Hawthorne, 7:30 p.m., free.
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