Vin Suprynowicz Talk, VFW Hall, 430 E. Pikes Peak Ave. Free. Author Suprynowicz speaks to the Pikes Peak Firearm Coalition about his newly released suspense thriller, The Black Arrow. Thurs., June 9, 7-9 p.m. Call 630-7070 for more.
A Loopy Literary Evening with Marc Acito, CC's Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St. Comic novelist and performer Marc Acito premieres his evening of stories and songs guaranteed to shock, amuse and inspire. Sat., June 11, 7:30 p.m. Call 389-6607 for more.
Imad Rahman Reading, CC's Gaylord Hall, 902 N. Cascade Ave. Free. Rahman reads from his stories, which have appeared in The Sonora Review, Gulf Coast, One Story and more. I Dream of Microwaves was published in 2004. Wed., June 15, 7:30 p.m. Call 389-6607 for more.
PICK Aaron Anstett's Book Launch Party, The Smokebrush Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave. Free. Celebrate the publication of Anslett's second poetry collection, No Accident. Sat., June 18, 2-4 p.m. Call 477-1028 for more.
Adult Great Books Reading & Discussion Program, Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. Free. Reading Democracy in America by Alexis de Toqueville. Focus on Chapter 14. Thurs., June 19, 6:45-8:45 p.m. Call 531-6333 ext. 1203 for more.
Live Naked Poetry, Cedars Jazz Club, 3125 Sinton Road. Free. Come to read or just to listen. Tues., June 21, 7-9 p.m. Call 477-1028 for more.
Carolyn Green, the Plot Doctor, Workshop, The Academy Hotel, 8110 N. Academy Blvd. $70. Award-winning author Carolyn Greene presents her Plotting Popular Fiction workshop for improving your writing. Sat., June 25, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 550-1853 for more.
Barnes & Noble Signings, 1565 Briargate Blvd., 266-9960. Perry D. Luckett signs Tempered Steel on Sat., June 18, 2 p.m. Kathy Brandt signs Dangerous Depths on Sat., June 25, 2 p.m. Donita L. Paul signs DragonQuest on Sat., July 2, 2 p.m. Jeff Shelby signs Killer Swell on Sat., July 9, 2 p.m.