Major Jackson, poet and nominee for a National Book Critics Circle award, will read from his work. UCCS Breckenridge Rm. 5101, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Free. Fri., Feb. 21, 4:30 p.m. For more, call 262-4035.
Paula Huntley will read and sign The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo, Monday, Feb. 24, 5:30 p.m., The Chinook Bookshop, 210 North Tejon St.
Gus Lee will read and sign his Chasing Hepburn at the Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St. Free. Sun., Feb. 23, 1 p.m. 635-1195.
Kent Nelson will read from his work in the McHugh Commons, located in Colorado College's Western Ridge Complex at 920 N. Cascade. Wed., March 5, 8 p.m. 389-6853.
Poetry Open Mikes: On Sundays at Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave., 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. 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.
Front Range Fiction Writers, Sand Creek Police Station, 4125 Center Park Dr. A non-profit group for fiction writers focusing on novel writing meets the 3rd Friday of every month from 6:30-9pm for networking, exercises and programs. Fri., Feb. 21, 6:30-9 p.m. For more, call 719-332-9442.
Nature Writing Workshop, Mountain Park Environmental Center, 9161 Mountain Park Rd, Beulah. More of an informal gathering than an instructional workshop for anyone interested in writing about Nature - poetry, journaling, field sketching, prose, articles. Dress in layers and be ready for the chilly weather. Bring a sack lunch. $12. Sat., March 1, 10 a.m. 2 p.m. 719/485-4444.