The University of Tampa low-residency creative writing master's program's Lectores series presents discussions and readings by acclaimed authors, followed by book signings. All events are free and begin at 7 p.m. For information, go to ut.edu/mfacw/lectores.
Today: Publishing panel with literary new media producer Eli Horowitz and New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman, Vaughn Center, UT campus, 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa.
Monday: Fiction writers Jessica Anthony (Chopsticks) and Jason Ockert (Rabbit Punches), Falk Theatre, 428 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa.
Tuesday: Fiction writers Mikhail Iossel (Every Hunter Wants to Know) and Enid Shomer (The Twelve Rooms of the Nile), Vaughn Center.
Wednesday: Novelists Terese Svoboda (Bohemian Girl) and Tony D'Souza (Mule), Falk Theatre.
Thursday: Novelists Tibor Fischer (Good to Be God) and Amy Hill Hearth (Miss Dreamsville and the Collier County Women's Literary Society), Falk Theatre.
Tampa author Chris Kuzneski (The Death Relic) will discuss and sign his latest thriller at 7 p.m. Thursday at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa.
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