East Lake Community Library's Author Showcase presents Suzin Carr (I Choose) discussing her children's book, illustrated by her young son, at 6:30 Tuesday at the library, 4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor.
Clearwater author Jeff Yager (Atom & Eve) will discuss and sign his debut YA novel at 4 p.m. Saturday at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa.
Author and vendor applications for the 21st annual Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading, which will be held Oct. 26 at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, are available at festivalofreading.com.
To place an item in Book Talk, send author's name, book title, appearance time, date, venue name and address, admission cost (if any) and a contact phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org (with "Book Talk" in subject line) or Colette Bancroft, Tampa Bay Times, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg, FL 33731. Deadline is 14 days before publication.