Wednesday, 4:30 p.m.: Rooftop Poetry Club's Welcome Back Open Reading hosted by poet Lisa Forrest. Second Floor Rooftop Garden, E.H. Butler Library, Buffalo State College, 1300 Elmwood Ave.
Wednesday, 7 p.m.: Discussion and book signing with University at Buffalo Economics Professor Paul Zaremba, author of "The Hidden History of 9-11" (Seven Stories Press), a critical look at the "official version" of what led to the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon and the political and historical factors that contributed to our unpreparedness for them. Talking Leaves Books, 3158 Main St.
Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.: Earth's Daughters Gray Hair Series reading featuring Susan Dworski Nusbaum and Marion Perry. Hallwalls Cinema, 341 Delaware Ave. (near Tupper). $5.
Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.: The Screening Room Reading Series featuring Martha Deed and Joe Nickell. Additional reading slots available. Northtown Plaza Business Center, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. $2.
Poem submissions: The poems printed in the Spotlight section of The Buffalo News are selected by R.D. Pohl. Poetry submissions should be sent to him at: R.D. Pohl, P.O. Box 641, Buffalo, N.Y. 14225. All poems must include author's name, address and Social Security number. Inquiries about the poetry page can be e-mailed to Rdpohl1@aol.com. Poems will not be accepted through e-mail.