Monday, 7 p.m.: BABEL at Betty’s: Book discussion of Louise Erdrich’s novel “The Round House” facilitated by University at Buffalo English professor and scholar Graham Hammill. Erdrich will be the featured author of Just Buffalo’s BABEL Lecture Series on March 10 in Kleinhans Music Hall. Betty’s Restaurant, 370 Virginia St. Refreshments served. $10, $5 Just Buffalo members and BABEL series subscribers.
Tuesday, 7 p.m.: Canisius College Contemporary Writers Series presents a reading and book release party to celebrate the publication of Buffalo-based nonfiction writer Brian Castner’s “All the Ways We Kill and Die: An Elegy for a Fallen Comrade, and the Hunt for His Killer” (Arcade Publishing). Castner, who served three tours of duty in the Middle East, two of them in Iraq as the head of an Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit, is the author of “The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows” (Anchor Books, 2013). Grupp Fireside Lounge, Canisius College, 2001 Main St.
Wednesday, 7 p.m.: Just Buffalo Literary Café featuring poets Celeste Lawson, Irene Sipos and Ed Taylor. Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road, Amherst.
Thursday, 7 p.m.: Canisius College Contemporary Writers Series presents a reading and book signing by fiction writer Cristina Henríquez, author of the story collection “Come Together, Fall Apart” (Riverhead Books, 2007) and the novels “The World in Half” (Riverhead Books, 2009) and “The Book of Unknown Americans” (Alfred A. Knopf, 2014). “The Book of Unknown Americans” was named a 2014 New York Times and Washington Post Notable Book, an NPR Great Read, and named one of the best books of the year by Oprah.com and School Library Journal. Grupp Fireside Lounge, Canisius College, 2001 Main Str.
Friday, 7 p.m.: University at Buffalo Poetics Program reading by Sueyeun Juliette Lee. She is a poet, media artist and the founder and editor of Corollary Press. Her collections of poetry include “Perfect Villagers (Octopus Books, 2007), “That Gorgeous Feeling” (Coconut Books, 2008), “Underground National” (Factory School, 2010) and “Solar Maximum” (Futurepoem, 2015), which explores her investigations into sunlight and devastation. A former Pew Fellow in the Arts, she works as the events manager for the Gathering Place, Denver’s only daytime drop-in center for women, children and trans individuals who are experiencing poverty or homelessness. Rust Belt Books, 415 Grant St.