Booksigning by R.A. Salvatore, Media Play, 7720 N. Academy Blvd. Author of the Hunter's Blades Trilogy and Forgotten Realms novels will sign The Lone Drow. Wed., Oct. 30, 7-9 p.m.
Cutting Edge Murder!, Author, Author! New & Used Books, 5975 N Academy Blvd #206, Come cross-examine...er...listen to "Mad Dog" Michael Bane, "Murderous" Mark Danielson, "Brutal" Bonnie Ramthum and John "The Stiletto" Stith. Free. Sat., Nov. 1, 11 a.m. - 1 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. Chris Bachelder, author of Bear vs. Shark. Thurs., Nov. 6, 7 p.m.
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.
Progression Session Poetry Slam, The Underground, 110 N. Nevada, Interactive poetry performance competition held the second and fourth Tuesday, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. $2. For more, call (719) 573-6820.