Ina Gesell Sovereign - 4/4, 11:45am: The Arizona author will discuss her book, "The Potter and the Clay: Surviving Life's Hardest Blows with Faith and a Smile," and the tragic events in her life. Cottonwood Public Library, 100 S. Sixth St., Cottonwood. (928) 634-7559, ext. 103.
Joe & Kris Neri - 4/5, 5pm: The owners of Well Red Coyote Book Store give a free lecture on trends in young adult fiction, from Twilight to The Hunger Games. Beaver Creek Library, Beaver Creek School, 4810 E. Beaver Creek Road, Rimrock, (928) 567-4034.
Poets Corner - 4/6, 4-5pm: Poetry lovers, writers and literary art-lovers are invited to participate in the monthly event, this week featuring Sherwin Bitsui. Sedona Arts Center, 15 Art Barn Road, Sedona. (928) 301-3744.
Linda Shaylor Cooper - 4/14, 1-3pm: The author and landscaper signs copies of her book "Embracing the Spirit of Nature." Hooked on Books, 148 S. Main St., Cottonwood. (928) 634-5658, thecrystalgardenfairy.com.