Wednesday, 7:30 P.M.: Just Buffalo Literary Café featuring poets Loren Keller and Theresa Wyatt, with poet, prose writer and author Joe Nickell. Nickell is senior research fellow for the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry and writes regularly for their journal, the Skeptical Inquirer. Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road, Amherst.

Thursday, 7 p.m.: Meeting of Northside Writers, an ongoing writers’ group meeting the first and third Thursdays of each month. Crossroads Lutheran Church, 4640 Main St., Amherst. Call 626-4204.