Eugene Hairston (A Quiet Voice), 1 p.m. Saturday, Oak Trail Books, 1219 Florida Ave., Palm Harbor.
Aman Motwane (Yes, You Can Change the World) will present a workshop at 1:30 p.m. today at First Unity Church, 460 46th Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Tickets are $25.
James Joyce scholar Daniela Feliciani of the University of Rome will present a free lecture on Joyce's work at 1 p.m. Monday at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave.
Alexandra Everist (A Katrina Moment) will speak on "Two Tales of Survival: Siberia and Katrina" at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Jorge's Restaurant, 800 Clearwater-Largo Road, Largo.
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