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Literary notes: Learn the writing business, 'Legend Thief' book signing

Published March 4, 2013 12:21 pm

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Writing business

Local author Michelle Davidson Argyle will discuss writing and the publishing business.

When • Tuesday, March 5, 7 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

'Legend Thief' book signing

Local author E.J. Patten will read from and sign his book The Legend Thief.

When • Tuesday, March 5, 7 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free; kingsenglish.indiebound.com

Dark Days book tour

Author Claudia Gray will sign her latest novel, Spellcaster, as part of the Dark Days Tour. Author Lauren Oliver also will be at the library to sign her newest book, Requiem.

When • Wednesday, March 6, 7 p.m.

Where • Provo City Library, 550 N. University Ave., Provo

Tickets • Free

Stranger signing

Utah author Jen Larsen celebrates the release of Stranger Here: How Weight Loss Surgery Transformed My Body and Messed with My Head with a reading and signing.

When • Wednesday, March 6, 7 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free; kingsenglish.indiebound.com

Ex-CIA agent in Holladay

Mike Ramsdell, bestselling author of A Train To Potevka, which chronicles his career as a CIA agent in the Soviet Union, will speak.

When • Wednesday, March 6, 7 p.m.

Where • Holladay Library, 2150 E. Murray-Holladay Road (4730 South), Holladay

Tickets • Free; 801-943-6571.

New Voices Reading Series

The New Voices Play Reading Series presents a reading of Give Me Moonlight, by Ariel Mitchell.

When • Wednesday, March 6, 7 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

State of immigration

Award-winning journalist Jeff Biggers' coverage of the immigration movement before and following SB 1070 set the stage for his new book State Out of the Union: Arizona and the Final Showdown over the American Dream.

When • Wednesday, March 6, 7 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake City Public Library—Main, 210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Storytime with Amelia

Storytime for children, ages 4-6, will feature Amelia Bedelia books.

When • Friday, March 8, 4 p.m.

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

Tickets • $6; registration required at 801-484-9100.

Domino Foundation Story Time

The King's English and the Domino Foundation celebrate Black History Month, Chinese New Year, Civil Rights, Asian and Pacific Islander heritage, and Women's History Month, through the world of stories.

When • Friday, March 8, 7 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free; kingsenglish.indiebound.com

Literary Workshop

Learn about voice, plot, tools of the trade, and goal setting, during a literary workshop hosted by The Murray City Cultural Arts.

When • Saturday, March 9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where • Murray Library, 166 E. 5300 South, Murray

Tickets • $10; $15, the door; students with current school ID will receive a $5 discount

Details •murray.utah.gov

Sundance Author Series

Television writer, Maria Semple, will present her book, Where'd You Go Bernadette? as part of the Sundance Resort's popular Author Series.

When • Saturday, March 9, 11:30 a.m.

Where • Sundance Resort, 8841 N. Alpine Loop Road, Sundance

Tickets • $75; 866-734-4428 orsundanceresort.com

Graphic novel extravaganza

Turn your stories into graphic novels — grown-up comic books — during this event, sponsored by the Salt Lake Community College's Community Writing Center.

When • Saturday, March 9, 1-3 p.m.

Where • SLCC Community Writing Center, 210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $45; slcc.edu/cwc