The Florida Conversations Lecture Series at the Tampa Bay History Center presents Tracy Jean Revels (Grander in Her Daughters: Florida's Women in the Civil War) discussing her book at 3 p.m. today at the center, 801 Old Water St., Tampa.
Jacqueline Suskin (The Collected) will read and sign her book of poetry and photography at 6 p.m. Monday at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa.
Graduate students in the University of South Florida's creative writing program will present a reading, "Fresh Lit for Spring," at 6 p.m. Tuesday at North Tampa Branch Library, 8916 N Boulevard, and at 6 p.m. Friday in Room 2709, Marshall Student Center, USF, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa.
The University of South Florida Humanities Institute's Great Books Series presents USF professor Charles Guignon discussing Erich Fromm's Escape From Freedom at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Traditions Hall, Alumni Center, USF. Fee is $10 and registration is required; go to web3.cas.usf.edu/main/centers/humi.
The Gulfport Library Day's Authors Under the Trees event and book sale presents local authors Jude Bagetti, Lynne Brown, Patricia Cote, Ray Dix, Deborah Frethem, Margo Hammond, Priscilla Hoon, Lynda Lippman-Lockhart, Mary Ann Marger, Robert and Norma Morris, Rose Marie Otten and the Gulfport Senior Authors group, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the library, 5501 28th Ave. S.
Friends of the St. Petersburg Main Library present St. Petersburg Times book editor Colette Bancroft discussing her experiences with authors at 2 p.m. Saturday at the library, 3745 Ninth Ave. N.
Selby Public Library presents Les Standiford and Joe Matthews (Bringing Adam Home: The Abduction That Changed America) discussing and signing their nonfiction book about the Adam Walsh case at 2 p.m. Saturday at Geldbart Auditorium, 1331 First St., Sarasota.