Literary events 

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Barnes & Noble Booksellers Briargate
1565 Briargate Blvd., 266-9960, barnesandnoble.com

Debbie Johnson signs Soul Travel to Find God's Love, Aug. 31, 7:30 p.m.

Beth Lueders signs Lifting Our Eyes: Finding God's Grace through the Virginia Tech Tragedy, Sept. 8, 2 p.m.

Jim Saccomano signs Game of my Life Series: Memorable Stories of Broncos Football, Sept. 11, 6:30 p.m.

Donita J. Paul signs DragonFire, Sept. 15, 2 p.m.

Margaret Bailey signs Diamond in the Sky, Sept. 16, 2 p.m.

Robert Spiller signs A Calculated Demise, Sept. 22, 2 p.m.

Jim Hansen signs Deadly Laws, Nov. 10, 1 p.m.

Barnes & Noble Booksellers Citadel
795 Citadel Drive East, 637-8282, barnesandnoble.com

Adult Monthly Book Club, second Monday of every month, 7 p.m.

American Girls Club, first Friday of every month, 6:30 p.m.

Colorado Springs Fiction Writers Group, last Sunday of every month, 3-6 p.m., and last Monday of every month, 6-9 p.m.

Weekly Pre-school Story Time, every Friday and Saturday, 10:30 a.m.

Colorado Springs GO Club, Sept. 8, 2-8 p.m.

Beth Andrews signing I Miss You!: A Military Kid's Book About Deployment, Sept. 8, 1 p.m.

Guys Read, Sept. 21, 6:30 p.m.

Duane Harlow signs Breaking Out of Religious Christianity, Oct. 6, 2 p.m.

Jim Hansen signs Deadly Laws, Nov. 24, 1 p.m.

Borders Bookstore at Chapel Hills Mall
1710 Briargate Blvd., 266-1600, borders.com

Gary Hardy signs The Santa Cruz Mountain Boys: The Bookmark, Sept. 8, 2 p.m.

The Broadmoor Hotel
1 Lake Ave., 579-8443, csworldaffairs.org/wright.html

Lawrence Wright, 2007 nonfiction Pulitzer Prize winner, will give a luncheon talk at the Colorado Springs World Affairs Council, Sept. 6, 11:30 a.m., reservation deadline Aug. 31

Colorado College Visiting Writers Series
Various venues on the CC campus, 389-6853

Edward P. Jones, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Known World, Gates Common Room, Sept. 13, 7 p.m.

Jeffery Lent, author of A Peculiar Grace, Lost Nation and In the Fall. Gates Common Room, Oct. 4, 7 p.m.

Christopher Bakken, poet and translator, author of Goat Funeral and After Greece and Kerry Neville Bakken, author of Necessary Lies, a collection of stories, McHugh Commons, Oct. 10, 7 p.m.

Salman Rushdie, author of Midnight's Children, The Satanic Verses and more, Armstrong Theatre, Oct. 21, 7 p.m.

Jessy Randall, a CC poet, author of A Day in Boyland, McHugh Commons, Nov. 8, 7 p.m.

Kate Northrop, award-winning poet of Things Are Disappearing Here and Back Through Interruption, McHugh Commons, Nov. 13, 7 p.m.

Cottonwood Artists' School (Pikes Peak Writers)
25 Cimino Drive, 531-5723, ppwc.net

September Write Brain featuring literary agents Sandra Bond and Anita Kushen, Sept. 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

October Write Brain, an insider's look at the PPW writing contest with Dawn Smit Miller, Oct. 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

"Scaring Your Readers" featuring Tom Piccirilli, Melanie Tem, Steve Rasnik Tem and Carrie Vaughn, Nov. 3, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

November Write Brain, "Show Don't Tell," with Mario Acevedo, Nov. 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Falcon Police Station (Pikes Peak Romance Writers)
Meetings fourth Sunday of every month at 2 p.m. in the Community Room, 7850 Goddard St., 277-7323, pprw.org

Margie Lawson, Oct. 28

John San Agustin, Nov. 18

Fountain Creek Nature Center
320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain, 520-6745

Kathleen Cain signs The Cottonwood Tree: An American Champion, Sept. 15, 10-11 a.m.

Pikes Peak Library District
Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave., 531-6333 ext. 1206, ppld.org

Adult Great Books Reading and Discussion Program, second Thursday of every month, 6:45-9 p.m.

Poor Richard's Bookstore
320 N. Tejon St., 630-7723, poorrichardswebsite.com

Randi Levin signs The Muffin Lady, Sept. 4, 6 p.m.

Gus Lee leads a writers' workshop, Sept. 6 and Oct. 4, 6 p.m.

Mary Saracino signs The Singing of Swans, Sept. 13, 6 p.m.

Aaron Anstett signs his collection of poetry, Each Place the Body's, Sept. 17, 6 p.m.

Tom Huber leads Caf Scientifique, Sept. 18, Oct. 16 and Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m.

Catherine Savage Brosnan signs her collection of poetry, Range of Light, Oct. 2, 6 p.m.

Margaret Johnson signs Seven Fairies, Oct. 17, 6 p.m.

Pikes Peak Writers' fall fundraiser presents a panel of authors with signings, Nov. 1, 6 p.m.

Village Inn Restaurant
5790 S. Carefree Circle, 233-1698,


luvsaverb, open mic poetry, Aug. 25, 9 p.m.


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