Former Tampa Bay Times Real Florida columnist Jeff Klinkenberg (Son of Real Florida: Stories From My Life) will discuss photographer Clyde Butcher and Real Florida at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Dali Museum, One Dali Boulevard, St. Petersburg.
Wordier Than Thou presents Literature and the Environment: Readings by Tampa Bay Authors, featuring Julie Armstrong, C.A. Bellamy, Bill DeYoung, Sarah Gerard, Tyler Gillespie, Thomas Hallock, Kip Koelsch, Cathy Salustri, Craig Pittman and Mark Vickers reading from and signing their books, at 1 p.m. Sunday at Creative Pinellas, 12211 Walsingham Road, Largo.
Applications are available at tampabay.com/expos/festival-of-reading for vendors and volunteers for the 26th annual Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading on Nov. 17 at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg.
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