Poet Gloria Muñoz hosts a discussion and signing by “Little God” author Avni Vyas and illustrator Mimi Cirbusova, along with poet Emily Carr (”Name Your Bird Without a Gun”), at 7 p.m. June 15 at Tombolo Books, 2153 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Free; RSVP at /tombolobooks.com/events.
Tombolo Books and Chelsea Catherine present a Pride Writers Panel, moderated by Silk Jazmyne Hindus and featuring fiction writers Sheree L. Greer (”Let the Lover Be”), Tenea D. Johnson (”Smoketown”), Maria Ingrande Mora (”Fragile Remedy”)at 7 p.m. June 16 at Tombolo Books, 2153 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Free; RSVP at /tombolobooks.com/events.
Bestselling thriller writer Steve Berry will discuss and sign his latest novel, “The Omega Factor,” at 6:30 p.m. June 17 at the Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Tickets $5 for admission or $31.16 for admission plus a signed copy of the book at oxfordexchange.com/pages/calendar.
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