St. Petersburg author Brigitte Moore (Finding Home: My Journey From Post-War Germany to America) will sign her memoir at 2 p.m. today at Wings Bookstore, 4500 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg.
The University of Tampa's creative writing MFA program presents its Lectores series of author readings. All begin at 7:30 p.m. at Falk Theater, 428 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa.
• Monday: reading and music by Joe Pernice and Wesley Stace
• Tuesday: novelist Jennifer Vanderbes and poet Sandra Beasley
• Wednesday: poet Alan Michael Parker
• Thursday: film screening with director Hal Hartley
• Friday: novelists Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelly
St. Petersburg poet Peter McNamara (Orbits' Crossing) will read from and sign his book at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa.
Palm Harbor Library presents its Showcase of Local Authors, featuring Ray Weaver, Elin Toona Gottschalk and other area writers signing their books, from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the library, 2330 Nebraska Ave.
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