May 8, 2011 in Features

Literary Calendar


Among local literary events over the coming week (free unless otherwise indicated):

Barbara Olivo Cagle - Signing her book about her mother, “16 X Mom: A Mastery of Motherhood.” Today, 1-5 p.m., Hastings Books, 1704 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 327-6008

Free Comic Book Weekend at Merlyn’s - Today starting at 10 a.m., with free sketches for children from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., and costume contest with prizes. 19 W. Main Ave. (509) 624-0957

Auntie’s Morning Book Group - “Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand” by Helen Simonson. Tuesday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

OSG Readers Club - “The Outlander” by Diana Gabaldon. Tuesday, 1 p.m., On Sacred Grounds, 12212 E. Palouse Highway, Spokane Valley. (509) 747-6294

Literature by African Americans Book Group - “Invisible Man” by Ralph Ellison. Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Emmanuel Family Life Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Court. (509) 255-6013

Auntie’s Evening Book Group - “The Help” by Kathryn Stockett. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

Monica McDowell - Spiritual director, alternative healer and minister will discuss her book “You Are Light” and lead the audience in a free meditation session. Thursday. 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

Spokane Novelists Group - Strong critiquing of fiction only, novels and short stories (no poetry, nonfiction, memoirs, etc.). Bring five to 10 pages to read to the group and six to eight copies. Saturday, noon, Argonne Library, 4332 N. Argonne Road, Millwood. (509) 891-1695

Literary Freedom Book Group - “Ragtime in Simla” by Barbara Cleverly. Saturday, 2 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

Larry Correia - Science fiction author will sign copies of his books including his latest, “Hard Magic: Book I of the Grimnoir Chronicles.” Saturday, 3-5 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

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