Carol Umberger will sign her new book, Circle of Honor, at Author, Author! New & Used Books, 5975 N Academy Blvd at Erindale Square. Sat., Oct. 12, noon.
Joyce Lohse, former governor will sign First Governor, First Lady at Borders Books, 1710 Briargate Blvd. Sat., Oct. 19, 2-3:30 p.m.
Great Books Discussion Group at the Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. Meets on the second Thursday of the month from 6:45 to 9 p.m., On Oct. 10: On Tragedy, Aristotle. On Nov. 14: The Republic, Plato. Call 531-6333 Ext. 1206.
Alicia Suskin Ostriker will give a writing workshop for Poetry West members at the UCCS University Center, Rm. 116A. Free. Sat., Oct. 12, 10 a.m. Call 573-9479.
Mary Jane Rust will share information from her latest book, Images of Historic Southern Colorado, at the All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 730 N. Tejon. Sun., Oct. 13, 6:30 p.m. 633-7717.
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, Oct. 15.
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, on Tues., Oct. 15, 5:30 p.m. 635-1195.
Jacqueline Lundquist will be reading and signing There is a Mouse in Roosevelt House at Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon, on Wed., Oct. 16 at 5:30 p.m. 635-1195.
Roger Mitchell, poet/author of Savage Baggage and The Word for Everything, will read at Colorado College's McHugh Commons, 2nd floor, 1090 N. Cascade Ave. Free. Thurs., Oct. 17, 8 p.m.
Judy Sellers, well known for her conservation efforts in Colorado, in collaboration with photographer Willard Clay, will sign her book Colorado Wild, at Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon, on Tues., Oct. 22, 5:30 p.m.
Hal Clifford will be signing Downhill Slide: Why the Corporate Ski Industry is Bad for Skiing, Ski Towns, and the Environment at Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon. Wed., Oct. 23 at 5:30 p.m. 635-1195.
Mighty Muse Writing Project for Women sponsors 2nd annual Telling Truth to Power contest of personal stories of incarceration or discrimination. Poetry or short nonfiction form, submissions no later than Oct. 25. For guidelines and information call 262-0810.
Jen Sincero will read and sign her new book, Don't Sleep With Your Drummer, at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Tues., Oct. 26, 4 p.m. Free, call 634-5581 for more.