Pikes Peak Writers Conference, Wyndham Hotel, 5580 Tech Center Drive. Featuring Ane Davidson and her book, Dart Tort. Sat., April 22, noon. Call 484-0556 for more.
Blue Streak Poetry Open Mic, Poor Richard's Caf & Wine Bar, 322 N. Tejon St. Free. Participate or listen. Mon., April 24, 7 p.m. Call 302-2307 for more.
David Faber Book Signing, Barnes & Noble Bookstore, 1565 Briargate Blvd. Faber will sign Because of Romek: A Holocaust Survivor's Memoir on Tues., April 25, 7 p.m. Call 266-9945 for more.
"Tell Your Own Story," Business of Art Center, 515 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Molly Wingate covers ways to record your story and make it public. Tues., April 25, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 685-1861, ext. 31 for more.
Thin Air Poetry Slam, Sacred Grounds at the CC Shove Chapel, 1010 N. Nevada Ave. Donations accepted. Featuring Arizona's Logan Phillips and Nebraska's John Mark Huscher. Fri., April 28, 8 p.m. Call 232-5461 for more.
Steven D. Levitt Lecture, CC Gates Common Room, 1025 N. Cascade Ave. Levitt will present on his popular book Freakonomics. Tues., May 2, 7:30 p.m. Call 389-6607 for more.
"Publish Your Own Book, Manual or Catalog," Business of Art Center, 515 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Kenneth Guentert helps you design your publication to meet your budget goals. Tues., May 2, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 685-1861, ext. 31 for more.
Exploring Lives & Cultures Book Discussion Group, East Library, Conference Room II, 5550 N Union Blvd. Free. Attend a discussion on Anchee Minn's The Red Azalea, a book of life in China under Mao's brutal regime. Fri., May 5, 10-11:30 a.m. Call 535-2646 for more.
Colorado College's Visiting Writer Series, featuring Jim Moore, Thurs., April 27; Peter Matthiessen, Thurs., May 4. All at 7 p.m. Call 389-6853 for more.