TODAY, 7:30 p.m.: The Screening Room Series reading featuring poet John Christopher, plus a video by Bill Kothe. Additional reading slots available. Northtown Plaza Business Center, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Amherst.
WEDNESDAY, 7:30 p.m.: Earth's Daughters Gray Hair Series reading featuring poets Lyn Loubere, Nita Penfold and Nancy Rybczynski. Hallwalls Cinema, 341 Delaware Ave. $5. THURSDAY, 5p.m.: Arts in Healing Poetry and Prose Reading featuring Theresa Wyatt, a former visual artist and retired teacher whose widely published writing often focuses on the "art of narrative medicine." Additional reading slots available. Impact Artists' Gallery, Tri-Main Building, 2495 Main St. THURSDAY, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.: " Get Published," a writers' workshop for beginning and experienced fiction/nonfiction writers with author Kathryn Radeff. Thursdays through May 24. Ken-Ton Continuing Education, 3200 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore. $70; call 874-8500 for information.
THURSDAY, 7p.m.: Rustling the Leaves: Reading and book signing with poet and Erie Community College North Campus professor Perry Nicholas, author of "Small Crafts" (Writer's Den Books). Talking Leaves Books, 3158 Main St.
SATURDAY, 1p.m.: " Trick the Devil," a one-man play rooted in storytelling and music featuring Buffalo-based music educator, performer, composer, director and producer Rodney Appleby. Buffalo and Erie County Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square.
SATURDAY, 5p.m.: Rustling the Leaves: Reading and book signing with writer Amy Thomas, author of "Paris, My Sweet: A Year in the City of Light (and Dark Chocolate)" (Sourcebooks). Talking Leaves Books, 3158 Main St.