James R. Cook Book Signing, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 1565 Briargate Blvd. Cook will discuss and sign Under His Majesty's Command: My Life's Voyage in Ministry. Sat., May 27, 2 p.m. Call 266-9960 for more.
Pikes Peak Romance Writers Meeting, Falcon Police Station Community Room, 7850 Goddard St. Author Cindi Myers presents "Defeating the Discouragement Demons." Sun., May 28, 2-4 p.m. Visit pprw.org for more.
Blue Steak Poetry Open Mic, Poor Richard's Bookstore, 320 N. Tejon St. Free. Participate or just listen. Mon., May 29, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 302-2307 for more.
Exploring Lives & Cultures Book Discussion Group, East Library, Conference Room II, 5550 N Union Blvd. Free. Attend a discussion on Chris Bohjalian's Transistor Radio. Fri., June 2, 10-11:30 a.m. Call 520-5237 for more.
Springs Writers Free Writing Workshop, Stone Chapel Auditorium, Woodmen Valley Chapel, 280 E. Woodmen Road. Paul McCusker presents on writing effective and believable dialogue. Tues., June 6, 6:30-8 p.m. Call 573-0747 for more.
Adult Great Books Reading & Discussion Group, Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. Discussing Saul Bellow's Seize the Day. Thurs., June 8, 6:45-8:45 p.m. Call 531-6333, ext. 1206 for more.
Faith Ranoli Book Signing and Workshop, Celebration Conscious Living Store, 2209 W. Colorado Ave. The author of The Mystical Guide to Home Inspection relates 30 years of construction experience from a holistic perspective. Mon., June 12, 7-9 p.m. Workshop with Faith, June 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $80. Call 634-1855 for more.
Mark Bowden Book Signing, Borders Books, 1710 Briargate Blvd. The author of Black Hawk Down and Killing Pablo presents his new work, Guests of the Ayatollah. Sat., June 24, 7 p.m. Call 266-1600 for more.