Saturday 10/6: Poet Alicia Jo Rabins celebrates the launch of her new collection, Fruit Geode, with a reading and performance of the live poetry soundtrack she has composed especially for the book on violin through electronic pedals. The reading will also feature special guest, fiction and comics writer Mat Johnson, author of Loving Day, Incognegro, and more). Mother Foucault’s Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.
Local writers Cary Joy Miller, Keegan Lester, and Brandon Jordan Brown read from their latest work. Independent Publishing Resource Center, 7 p.m,., free.
Monday 10/8: Rebecca Traister reads from her latest book, Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Tuesday 10/9: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Fox Butterfield reads from his new book, In My Father’s House: A New View of How Crime Runs in the Family. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Wednesday 10/10: The Whitenoise Project presents Annika Hansteen-Izora, Tanya Dickinson, Rachel Springer, and Ashley Toliver for their latest reading. Midland Library, 6 p.m., free.
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