Today, 7:30 p.m.: Special encore reading featuring poets Michael Tritto and Ann Goldsmith with guest host Pat Tansey. Additional reading slots available. Buffalo East, 1412 Main St.$3.
Tuesday, 7 p.m.: Reading, discussion and book signing with journalist Sharon Lerner, author of "The War on Moms: On Life in a Family-Unfriendly Nation" (John Wiley and Sons). Talking Leaves Books, 3158 Main St.
Thursday, 7 p.m.: Reading and book-signing with Buffalo native Lauren Belfer, author of "City of Light" (Dial Press, 1999) from her new novel "A Fierce Radiance" (Harper Collins). Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Buffalo State College. 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo.
Friday, 3 p.m.: Buffalo "Citybration" reading and book-signing with novelist Lauren Belfer, author of "A Fierce Radiance" (Harper Collins). Central Branch Auditorium, Buffalo & Erie County Library, One Lafayette Square.
Friday, 7 p.m.: 4th Friday Poetry Reading Series featuring Edric Mesmer, a lecturer in composition and creative writing at Buffalo State College and D'Youville College and editor/publisher of the Buffalo Ochre Papers journal "Yellow Edenwald Field." Additional reading slots available. Dog Ears Bookstore, 688 Abbott Road. $2.
Saturday, 2 p.m.: Reading, discussion and book-signing with Amy Stewart, the best-selling garden/horticulturalist author of "Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother & Other Botanical Atrocities" (Algonquin Books, 2009) and other award-winning titles. Central Branch Auditorium, Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, One Lafayette Square.