Identifying Major Themes in Chicana Literature, a talk by professor Beauty Bragg at the Women's Educational Society & Aficionados Luncheon, Gaylord Hall, Worner Student Center, 902 N. Cascade. Wed., April 2, Noon. $11. Reservations, 389-6649.
Mary Taylor Young will discuss her recent book Land of Grass and Sky. At the Beidleman Environmental Center, 740 W. Caramillo St. Tues., April 8, 7:00 p.m. Call 229-0857
Deb Stover, East/ Award-winning author and former Coloradoan Deb Stover will autograph her eleventh novel, Mulligan Magic. Free. Sat., April 19, noon 2 p.m. at Beth Anne's Book Corner, 2204 East Pikes Peak Ave., And Tues., April 22, 6-8 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 795 Citadel Dr. For more, call 573-6947.
David Sedaris at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $15-$25. Wed., April 23, 8 p.m. 520-7469.
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.
Used book sale, Sand Creek Branch Library, 1821 S. Academy Blvd. Fri., March 28, 6-9 p.m. "Friends Only" (Friends memberships available at the door) Sat., March 29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun., March 30, noon-4 p.m. ($5, all you can carry) For more, call 531-6333, x1462.
Flash Fiction Contest sponsored by the National League of American PenWomen. All genres welcome, complete short-short stories of 100 words of less. Cash prizes $15-$60. All entries returned with writing suggestions and help by PenWomen writers. Deadline: Wed., May 7. Entry fee $6 per story. Email for full details and forms: email@example.com.