Kris Radish (The Shortest Distance Between Two Women) will talk about and sign her new novel at 7 p.m. Thursday at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa.
Organizers of Deep Carnivale: A Celebration of Words, Tampa's literary festival in Ybor City on Sept. 12 and 13, are seeking writers, artists and musicians who were associated with Three Birds Bookstore in Ybor City in the late 1980s. The festival will include a 20th anniversary celebration of the store. To participate, contact festival director David Audet at (813) 253-7000, ext. 5179, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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