Bare Knuckle Poetry Readings at Jack Quinn's, 21 S. Tejon St. Free. On the third Tuesday of each month, from 8 p.m. to midnight. Next reading: July 16.
Michael McGarrity signing The Big Gamble at Book Sleuth Mystery Bookstore, 2501 W. Colorado Ave. Suite 105. Free. Thurs., July 25, noon.
Colorado Springs Fiction Writers Group meets at Barnes and Noble, Citadel Mall. Call Henri & Hollie Snider at 574-5571. Meeting the last Monday of every month, 6 p.m.