Jenny Milchman (Ruin Falls) will discuss and sign her thriller at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa.
Florida poets Susan Lilley (Satellite Beach) and Gianna Russo (The Companion of Joy) will read from and sign their new collections of poetry at 7 p.m. Thursday at Inkwood Books.
Author and vendor applications for the 2014 Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading, which will be Oct. 25 at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, are available at festivalofreading.com.
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