Monday, 6:30 P.M.: Wordflight Series reading featuring Jennifer Attaway and Marjorie Norris. Attaway is an assistant professor of English at Empire State College, author of the critical study “Cyborg Bodies and Digitized Desires: Posthumanity in Philip K. Dick” and co-host of the monthly Empire State College/Appletree Campus reading series. Norris is the author of the poetry collections “Two Suns, Two Moons” and “Resilience” (both published by Aventine Press) and “Woodland Heart” published by The Writer’s Den Press. The recipient of the Greensboro Poetry Award in 2004 and a former Just Buffalo Writer-in-Residence, she has edited an anthology of AIDS voices (“Full Circle”) and a community anthology (“Trees of Surprise”) in response to Buffalo’s “October Surprise” snowstorm of 2006. Additional reading slots available. Crane Branch Library, 633 Elmwood Ave. (upstairs).
Wednesday, 7 p.m.: Reading and book signing with Lorna MacDonald Czarnota, the Buffalo-based writer, storyteller, and author of a debut novel “Breadline Blue” (Little Creek Press), a young boy’s coming-of-age story set in the Depression Era . Talking Leaves Books, 3158 Main St.
Wednesday, 7:30 P.M.: The Screening Room Series reading featuring award-winning Buffalo-based storyteller, educator and author Karima Amin, co-founder of Spin-A-Story Tellers of WNY, Tradition Keepers: Black Storytellers of WNY, and The Daughters of Creative Sound. Additional reading slots available. Northtown Plaza Business Center, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. $2.
Thursday, 7 p.m.: Reading and book signing by Steve Ulfelder, Edgar Award-nominated mystery novelist and author of the newly released “Shotgun Lullaby” (Minotaur Books), his third novel featuring auto mechanic and “troubleshooting” protagonist Conway Sax. Talking Leaves Books, 3158 Main St.