HEIDI CZERWIEC AND ELIZABETH O’BRIEN: “Conjoining” and “A Secret History of World Wide Outage.” 2 p.m. today. Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Av., St. Paul.
VIVIAN OLSON: “Ela’s Diary.” 2 p.m. today. Barnes & Noble, Har Mar Mall, Roseville.
KICKLIY: The “Musnet” series. 5 p.m. today. Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.
ARIEL LAWHON: “Flight of Dreams.” 6:30 p.m. Mon. Golden Valley Library, 830 Winnetka Av. N., Golden Valley.
ASNE SEIERSTAD: “Two Sisters.” 7 p.m. Mon. $5. American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Av. S., Mpls.
PATRICIA HAMPL: “The Art of the Wasted Day.” 7 p.m. Mon. Weyerhaeuser Chapel, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Av., St. Paul.
ATINA DIFFLEY: “Turn Here Sweet Corn.” 7 p.m. Tue. Plymouth Library, 15700 36th Av. N., Plymouth.
JEN SINCERO: “You Are a Badass at Making Money.” 7 p.m. Tue. Subtext, 6 W. 5th St., St. Paul.
READING BY WRITERS: Susan Thurston, Ethna McKiernan, Loren Niemi and Mike Finley. 7:30 p.m. Tue. University Club, 420 Summit Av., St. Paul.
KRIS BIGALK: Poetry reading. 10 a.m. Wed. Edina Senior Center, 5280 Grandview Square, Edina.
BILL SULLIVAN: “Lemon Jail.” 6 p.m. Wed. The Loon Cafe, 500 1st Av. N., Mpls.
BIRCHBARK BOOKS READING SERIES: Luis Lopez, Christine Stark and Brenda Bell Brown. 7 p.m. Wed. Bockley Gallery, 2123 W. 21st St., Mpls.
JOAN HICKS BOONE: “The Best Girl.” 7 p.m. Wed. Subtext, 6 W. 5th St., St. Paul; 7 p.m. Thu. Eat My Words Bookstore, 214 13th Av. NE., Mpls.
LITERATURE LOVERS’ NIGHT OUT: Karen Dionne, Mary Sharratt, Ariel Lawhon and Christina Lauren. 7 p.m. Wed. $11. The Grand Banquet Hall, 301 S. 2nd St., Stillwater.
POETRY READING: Margot Galt, Julie Landsman and Morgan Grace Willow. 7 p.m. Wed. Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.
TOM SLEIGH: “The Land Between Two Rivers.” 7 p.m. Wed. Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Av., St. Paul.
THE TOWER LITERARY MAGAZINE LAUNCH: 6 p.m. Thu. Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, 333 East River Rd., Mpls.
ANITA SHREVE: “The Stars Are Fire.” 6:30 p.m. Thu. Stafford Library, 8595 Central Park Pl., Woodbury.
JOHN SCALZI: “Head On.” 7 p.m. Thu. Barnes & Noble, Har Mar Mall, Roseville.
KATHARINE GERBNER: “Christian Slavery.” 7 p.m. Thu. Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Av., St. Paul.
MARY SHARRATT: “Ecstasy.” 7 p.m. Thu. Barnes & Noble, Galleria, 3225 W. 69th St., Edina.
LESLEY NNEKA ARIMAH: “What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky.” 6:30 p.m. Fri. $10. Minnesota Humanities Center, 987 Ivy Av. E., St. Paul.
SHAWN FRANCIS PETERS: “The Infamous Harry Hayward.” 7 p.m. Fri. Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.; 11 a.m. Sat. Scout & Morgan Books, 114 N. Buchanan St., Cambridge, Minn.
CHRIS NORBURY: “Castle Danger.” 11 a.m. Sat. Chapter 2 Books, 226 Locust St., Hudson, Wis.
DORIS RUBENSTEIN: “The Journey of a Dollar.” 2 p.m. Sat. Barnes & Noble, Har Mar Mall, 2100 N. Snelling Av., Roseville.
MARY HAVENS: “The Shadows in My Heart.” 2 p.m. Sat. Valley Bookseller, 217 N. Main St., Stillwater.
ANNA REDSAND: “To Drink From the Silver Cup.” 4 p.m. Sat. St. David’s Episcopal Church, 13000 St. David Rd., Minnetonka.
BETTY BRANDT PASSICK AND GREG BRICK: “Gangster in Our Midst” and “Minnesota Caves.” 1 p.m. next Sun. Wabasha Street Caves, 215 S. Wabasha St., St. Paul.
RICHARD CARR: Poetry reading. 2 p.m. next Sun. Dunn Bros. Linden Hills, 2814 W. 43rd St., Mpls.
TESS GALATI: “Holy Trinity.” 2 p.m. next Sun. Barnes & Noble, Har Mar Mall, Roseville.
LUCIE AMUNDSEN: “Locally Laid.” 6:30 p.m. next Sun. Plymouth Creek Center, 14800 34th Av. N., Plymouth.