POETRY READING: With Lisa Higgs, Tracy Zeman and John McCarthy. 5 p.m. today. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.
JULIE ZHOU: "Generics." 7 p.m. Wed. Subtext Bookstore, 6 W. 5th St., Suite 150, St. Paul.
LEANNE VOGEL: "Keto for Women." 7 p.m. Wed. Barnes & Noble Galleria, 3225 W. 69th St., Edina.
WILLIAM KENT KRUEGER: "This Tender Land!" 7 p.m. Wed. $10, tickets available at scoutandmorganbooks.com. North Folk Winery, 43150 Blackhawk Road, Harris, Minn.
DEBORAH BAKER: "The Last Englishmen." 7 p.m. Thu. Subtext Bookstore, 6 W. 5th St., Suite 150, St. Paul.
MAREN COOPER: "A Better Next." 10 a.m. Fri. Lake Country Booksellers, 4766 Washington Square, White Bear Lake.
FACT & FICTION: A CONVERSATION ON LITERARY CRAFT: With Dessa, Curtis Sittenfeld, and Nora McInerny. 7:30 p.m. Sat. $15-$89. Parkway Theater, 4814 Chicago Av. S., Mpls.