Pikes Peak Writers' September Workshop on Goal, Motivation and Conflict, and The Writer's Journey, facilitated by Debra Dixon, best-selling author and CEO of Belle Books, at the Wyndham Hotel, 5580 Tech Center Drive. Sat., Sept. 28, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $25 for PPW members, $45 for non-members. Call 531-5723.
Ruth Obee, former teacher, editor and author, will sign her new book A Sense of Place: Discovering the Stratton Open Space at Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St., 635-1195. Sun., Sept. 29, 1 p.m.
All Pikes Peak Reads To Kill A Mockingbird, a community-wide reading project during September. For next book-discussion date at your local branch, or for the next Read Aloud/ Read Along session, or for the next movie screening of Mockingbird (the 1962 version starring Gregory Peck), call 531-6333. On Sun., Sept. 29, 1:30-3:30: "Mockingbird in the Rockies: 1930s Life in the Pikes Peak Region" led by a panel of Springs natives in the Penrose Library's Carnegie Reading Room.
Nobel Prize Authors Discussion Group meeting at 7 p.m. on the first Tues. of each month in Penrose Library's Susan B. Annex, Cascade and Dale. Oct. 1: author discussed will be Toni Morrison. Call 473-8563 for more.
Kevin Anderson, renowned for his work in the science fiction genre, will sign his recent work, Dune: The Butlerian Jihad, at Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St., Tues., Oct. 1, 5:30 p.m.
Bruce Feiler will sign his new book Abraham: A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths at Temple Shalom, 1523 E. Monument St. Wed., Oct. 2, 7 p.m.
Colorado College's Visiting Writers Series at CC's McHugh Commons, 2nd floor, 1090 N. Cascade Ave., continues with Kofi Anyidoho, the distinguished Ghanaian poet and performer on Thurs., Oct. 3, 8 p.m. Free. Call 389-6607 for more.
Men's Book Club at the Rockrimmon branch library, 832 Village Center Drive, discussing Roy Arundhati's God of Small Things. Thurs., Oct. 3, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Call 593-8000.
Beginning Writers' Workshop at Author, Author! New and Used Books, 5975 N. Academy Blvd. Thursday nights, Oct. 3 through Nov. 7. Call 277-READ for pricing information.
Doctor David, host of PBS series Aging Successfully, will sign his new book, Breaking the Rules of Aging at Borders Books, 1710 Briargate Blvd. Fri., Oct. 4, 7 p.m.
Alicia Suskin Ostriker, award-winning poet and essayist, will read from her work at UCCS, University Center 303. Thurs., Oct. 10, 7 p.m. 262-4035.
Poetry West Workshop led by poet and critic Alicia Ostriker, whose collection, The Little Space, was a finalist for the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize. In Colorado College's Worner Center, NW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre. Free, 573-9479. Oct. 12.
Natalie Goldberg, author of the best-selling Writing Down the Bones, will be signing her latest book, Top of My Lungs, a poetry collection, at Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon, 635-1195 on Tues., Oct. 15, 5:30 p.m.