Kevin J. Anderson booksigning, Barnes and Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East. Free. Author of Dune: The Machine Crusade. Tues., Oct. 21, 7-8 p.m.
Roger Mitchell reading, CC's McHugh Commons, 1090 N. Cascade (upstairs). Free. Book signing will follow. Thrus., Oct. 16, 7 p.m.
Lyric writing workshop, East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. Free. Presented by poet Stacy Dyson. For adults and teens 8th grade and over. Sat., Oct. 11, 2-4 p.m. Reservations required; call 685-1536 ext. 42.
Booksigning Event, Author, Author!, 5975 N Academy Blvd. Free. Kathy Brandt will sign her debut "diving" mystery, Swimming with the Dead and Karin Huxman will sign her newest romance, Entangled. Sat., Oct. 11, noon-2 p.m. For more, call 277-READ.
Colorado College Visiting Writers Series, Jerome P. McHugh Commons,1090 N. Cascade Ave. Free. Emily Grosholz will read from her work. Thurs., Oct. 16, 7 p.m.
Womyn's Pride Book Group. Meets first and third Mondays of each month, 6:30 p.m to 8:30 p.m. Open to lesbian, bisexual and transgendered women. Readings alternate between fiction and non-fiction. For location and details, call 576-3898.
Poetry West meeting, Colorado College Worner Center, Room 213 (NW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre). Sat., Oct.4, 10 a.m. noon. Free. Critique led by Lois Hayna titled "Fine Tuning Your Poem." Bring 20 copies of your poem. For more, call 573-9479.
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., 685-0986. All start at 8 p.m.
The Mystery Book group. Cheyenne Mountain Branch Library, 1791-D South 8th Street. Third Wed., 2 p.m. Call 633-6278. Wed., Oct. 15 topic: foreign mysteries.