TUESDAY,7p.m.: Exhibit X Series Fiction reading: Alabama Boys and the Apocalypse featuring Allen Shelton and Charles McNair. Hallwalls, 341 Delaware Ave.
TUESDAY,8p.m.: UB Poetics program reading featuring British poet Alan Halsey. Karpeles Manuscript Museum, 453 Porter Ave.
WEDNESDAY,8p.m.: Babel Series reading by Michael Ondaatje, winner of the 1992 Man Booker Prize for "The English Patient." Asbury Hall at Babeville, 341 Delaware Ave. (Sold out.)
THURSDAY,8p.m.: UB Poetics program reading featuring British poet Geraldine Monk, Hallwalls Cinema, 341 Delaware Ave.
Poem submissions The poems printed in the Spotlight section of The Buffalo News are selected by R.D. Pohl. Inquiries can be e-mailed to Rdpohl1@aol.com.