Bare-Knuckle Poetry Open Mike, The Underground, 110 N. Nevada. Free. Tues., May 18, 8 p.m. For more call 477-1028.
Workshop and Events at Author, Author! 5975 N. Academy Blvd. #206. Booksigning with Gail E. Haley and her latest book, Kokopelli, Drum in Belly. Free. Sat., May 15, 12-2 p.m. Also Beginning Writer's Workshop. $105. With Pam McCutcheon. Thurs., May 27-Thurs. July 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m. For more call 277-7323.
Book Group: Read the Book, See the Movie, Barnes & Noble, 1565 Briargate Blvd. Free. Ordinary People. Mon., May 24, 7 p.m. For more call 577-4107.
Poetry Open Mikes: Every Sunday at Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave., 685-0986. All start at 8 p.m.
A Taste of the Muse, a poetry and appetizer gathering. Gill Foundation's Gay & Lesbian Fund, 315 E. Costilla. $25. To benefit Mighty Muse Writing Project. Wed., May 19, 6-7 p.m. For more call 867-2102.
Old Colorado City Book Club, Old Colorado City Branch Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. Free. Discussion group about The Bonesetter's Daughter by Amy Tan. Thurs., May 27, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. For more call 634-1698.
Power of the Pen Writer's Workshop, Monument Branch Library, 1706 Woodmoor Dr. Free. Join this creative group of teens. Tue., May 18, 3:30-5 p.m. Call 531-633x1202 for more.