University of Tampa professor Donald Morrill (Impetuous Sleeper) and poet Ellen Dore Watson (This Sharpening) will discuss and sign their books at 7 p.m. Friday at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa.
Steve Kelley (Star Trek: The Collectibles) will sign his book at 3 p.m. Saturday at Haslam's Book Store, 2025 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.
The 28th annual Florida Antiquarian Book Fair continues today, featuring more than 100 dealers in books of every variety, as well as manuscripts, maps, prints, autographs and other collectibles. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Admission is $6; free for students with valid ID and children 12 and under. On the Web: www.floridabooksellers.com/bookfair.html.
Author Ann O'Farrell will speak on Ireland, St. Patrick and her Irish historical novels, Norah's Children and Michael, at 7 p.m. Monday at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St.
Bestselling teen fiction author Ellen Hopkins (Identical) will talk about her books and her writing process at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave.
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