Pikes Peak Branch NLAPW Flash Fiction Contest: write a complete short story in no more than 100 words. Open to all ages and genres. Deadline March 1. Call Jaye at 488-3580 for more.
Paul Dorrell Signing, Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 795 Citadel Drive East. Paul Dorrell signs and discusses Living the Artist's Life on Fri., Nov. 11, 7 p.m. Call 637-8282 for more.
Kristen Heitzmann Signing, Barnes and Noble Bookselelrs, 1565 Briargate Blvd. Free. Featuring Heitzmann signing and discussing Unforgotten. Sat., Nov. 12, 2-4 p.m. Call 266-9945 for more.
Beth Barrett Signing, Penrose Library's Carnegie reading room, 20 N. Cascade Ave. Barrett discusses and signs High Drama: Colorado's Historic Theatres on Sun., Nov. 20, 2 p.m. Call 531-6333 for more.
Thin Air Poetry Slam, Cedars Lounge, 3125 Sinton Road. Free. Open to the public, all ages welcome. Every Tuesday, doors open at 7 p.m., slam begins at 7:30 sharp. Call 573-6820 or visit thinairpoetryslam.com for more.