LOCAL AUTHOR CELEBRATION: Freya Manfred, Christina Glendenning, Linda Morganstein and others. Noon today. SubText, 6 W. 5th St., St. Paul.

JASON DAVID PETERSON: "Elliott: A Biography in Verse." 5:30 p.m. today. Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.

ADNAN QURESHI: "Ebola Virus Disease." 4 p.m. Tue. University of Minnesota Bookstore, Coffman Union, Mpls.

KEVIN HEARNE: "Staked." 7 p.m. Tue. Barnes & Noble, 2100 N. Snelling Av., Roseville.

LOIS MCMASTER BUJOLD: "Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen." 6:30 p.m. Wed. DreamHaven Books, 2301 E. 38th St, Mpls.

BETH DOOLEY: "In Winter's Kitchen." 7 p.m. Wed. Hamline-Midway Library, 1558 W. Minnehaha Av., St. Paul.

DAVE EGGERS AND MARLON JAMES: In conversation. 8 p.m. Thu. $25. Central Presbyterian Church, 500 Cedar St., St. Paul.

RICK SHEFCHIK: "Everybody's Heard About the Bird." 1 p.m. Sat. Barnes & Noble, 3216 W. Lake St., Mpls.

SIERRA DEMULDER: "Today Means Amen." 7 p.m. Sat. Honey, 205 E. Hennepin Av., Mpls.

FITZFIRST@FOUR A discussion on F. Scott Fitzgerald's work. 4 p.m. next Sun. Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Av., St. Paul.