Mary Peace Finley and Mary Jan Rust, panel discussion and book signing, Garden of the Gods Trading Post, 324 Beckers Lane. $13. Sat., April 12, 11:30 a.m. 599-3187.
Deb Stover, Award-winning author and former Coloradoan 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.
Cynthia P. Cerny, will discuss and sign her best selling Losers, Creeps, Jerks, and Weirdos: A Dating Story, Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon Street, Free, Sun., April 27, 1-3 p.m.
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.
Mystery Book Discussion Group at the Cheyenne Mountain Branch Library, 1791-D S. 8th St. This month's discussion topic will be "Edgar award-winning mystery." Wed., April 16, 2 p.m. Call 633-6278 for more.
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:
Book Fair, The Colorado Springs School, 21 Broadmoor Ave. New books for all grade levels and for adults will be available. Thursday night, April 24, is Family Night from 3:30-7:00 p.m. Book fair hours are Mon.-Thurs. 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursday, and Friday 8 a.m. to noon.