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Literary EventsJamie Lee Curtis reads from I'm Gonna Like Me, a new book about kids and self-esteem, Barnes & Noble, 1565 Briargate Blvd. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 8 -9, 10:30 a.m. 266-9960.

Judith Sellers, author, and Willard Clay, photographer, will sign their new book, Colorado Wild, at Barnes & Noble, 1565 Briargate Blvd. Sat., Nov. 9, 2-4 p.m. 266-9960.

Beth (Strong) Andrews will read from Why Are You So Sad? : A Child's Book About Parental Depression at the Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St. Tues., Nov. 12, 5:30 p.m.

Stone Soup Recipe and More, the power of learning and the written word, told by Sherrill Wyeth, at Crescent Lily Inn, 6 Boulder Crescent. Sat., Nov. 16, noon. $12.50 luncheon reservations due by Wed., Nov. 13; call 540-8177.

Dawn Smit will read from her first novel, Through Spiral Eyes, at the Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St. Wed., Nov. 13, 5:30 p.m.

UCCS Progression Session Poetry Slam, sponsored by the UCCS Campus Literary Arts Society, at the Utopia Caf, 117 E. Bijou St., 633-1080. $1 admission goes towards cash prize. Wed., Nov. 13. Open reading at 8 p.m., Slam at 9 p.m.

reat 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 Nov. 14: The Republic, Plato. Call 531-6333 Ext. 1206.

Terese Svoboda, poet, novelist, journalist, will read from her work at Colorado College's McHugh Commons, 2nd Fl., located at 1090 N. Cascade. 389-6607. Thurs., Nov. 14, 8 p.m.

Russell Martin will read from Picasso's War: The Destruction of Guernica, and the Masterpiece That Changed the World at the Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St. Fri., Nov. 15, 5:30 p.m.

Apolo Anton Ohno, Olympic athlete and gold and silver medals at the 2002 Winter Olympics, will read from A Journey: The Autobiography of Apolo Anton Ohno at the Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St. Sat., Nov. 16, 1 p.m.

Nature Writing Workshop at Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S. Cheyenne Blvd. Topics covered include place, using fictional techniques in nonfiction, and the importance of accuracy. To register or for more information, call 254-6963 or e-mail Free. Sat., Nov. 16 & 23.

Rick Collignon will read from A Santo in the Image of Cristbal Garca at the Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St. Tues., Nov. 19, 5:30 p.m.

Colorado Springs Fiction Writers Group meets at Barnes and Noble, Citadel Mall. Call Henri & Hollie Snider at 574-5571. Meets the last Monday of every month, 6 p.m.

Poetry Open Mikes: On Sundays at Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave., 685-0986. Every second Wednesday of the month at Utopia Caf, 117 E. Bijou St., 633-1080. Every third Tuesday of the month at Jack Quinn's, 21 S. Tejon St., 385-0766. All start at 8 p.m.

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