Palmer Lake Book Group, Palmer Lake Branch Library, 66 Lower Glenway. Discussion about Entering Normal by Anne D. LeClaire. Fri., Sept. 5 at 9 a.m. Call 481-2587 for details.
Poetry Open Mikes: Bare-Knuckle Poetry, third Tues. of the month, The Coffee Warehouse, 526 S Tejon St., Call 477-1028. Every Sunday at Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave., 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. 685-0986. All start at 8 p.m.
Spoken Word, Freestyle Poetry Open Mike Night, Pikes Peak Community College Downtown Studio Campus, Student Commons,100 W. Pikes Peak Ave. Free. Fri., Sept.r 5, 7-9 p.m. For more, call 527-6000 or 540-2506
Fiction Book Club at the Cheyenne Mountain Branch Library, 1791-D S. 8th St. Join this free discussion about All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy. Thurs., Sept. 4, 2 p.m. For more, call 633-6278.
literary announcements Call for entries, Mighty Muse Writing Project contest, No Lie. Submit stories and essays about women's personal experiences of poverty, domestic violence, discrimination, addiction and criminal justice for The Muse publication. Also, poems and first-person essays from men and women about serving as soldiers in Iraq. Deadline Oct. 15. For more, call 262-0810.