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.
Cate Wiley Poetry Reading, UCCS Breckenridge Hall 5101, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway. Free. Denver poet Cate Wiley will read from her recently published chapbook Failing Better. Thurs., Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m. For more, call 262-4035.
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.
Old Colorado City Book Club, Old Colorado City Branch Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave., Thurs., Nov. 20, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Topic: Burden of Desire by Robert NacNeil. Call 634-1698 or 630-1163 for more.