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Literary notes: Jane Austen, storytelling and 'A Nature Lover's Almanac'

Published August 2, 2012 3:06 pm

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'Pride & Prejudice'

The New Voices Play Reading Group will present Jane Austen's beloved novel Pride and Prejudice, in a new adaptation by award-winning playwright Melissa Leilani Larson.

When • Tuesday, Aug. 7, at 6:30 p.m.

Where • Orem Public Library, 58 N. State St., Orem

Tickets • Free; http://www.oremlibrary.org

Rumi Poetry Club

This club espouses spiritual poetry for everyday and as a form of meditation to nourish the soul and mind.

When • Tuesday, Aug. 7, at 7 p.m.

Where • Anderson-Foothill Branch Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Sam Payne and Suzanne Christensen

Storytellers Sam Payne and Suzanne Christensen will present an evening of story and song in "Stories We Weren't Allowed to Tell: Faded Photos of Outlaws and Lovers."

When • Thursday, Aug. 9, at 7 p.m.

Where • Orem Public Library, 58 N. State St., Orem

Tickets • Free; http://www.oremlibrary.org

Friday Fun for Kids

Children ages 3-8 are invited to a special storytime featuring the Arthur books by Marc Brown. A fun activity and snack are included. Registration and a fee are required.

When • Friday, Aug. 10, at 4 p.m.

Where • The King's English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $5; Call 801-484-9100 to register

The art of submission: query letters and novel synopsis

The Salt Lake Community College Center's Community Writing Center will hold a two-part workshop about strategies for writing effective query letters and novel synopses.

When • Saturday, Aug. 11, 1-3 p.m.

Where • 210 E. 400 South, Library Square, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $20; call 801-957-2192 to register. kdirmyer@sltrib.com or call 801-257-8758.