Sunday, 3 p.m.: Inner Ear Series reading featuring poets Patricia Tansey and Kirby Olson. Rust Belt Books, 415 Grant St. $3.
Wednesday, 6:15 P.M.: Spotlight on Youth: Just Buffalo Literary Center sponsored open-format poetry, spoken word, musical performance, dance and visual arts series for people ages 12 to 21. Call 832-5400 or visit www.justbuffalo.org for information. New location: Planned Parenthood, 2697 Main St. (Amherst Street entrance).
Wednesday, 7:30 P.M.: Screening Room Series reading featuring poets Joyce Kessel and Terez Peipins. Additional reading slots available. The Screening Room Cinema Café, Northtown Plaza Business Center, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. $2.
Friday, 6 to 9 p.m.: Poetry reading by PressBoardPress authors Nava Fader, Patrick Riedy and Rachelle Toarmino, with music by Braden Bodensteiner. Rust Belt Books, 415 Grant St.
Friday, 7 p.m.: 4th Friday Poetry Series reading guest hosted this July and August by Paige Melin and Vincent Cervone, publishers of Steel Bellow, a Buffalo-based literary magazine. Their featured reader for July is Alison Fraser. Additional reading slots available. Dog Ears Bookstore, 688 Abbott Road. $4.