Monday, 8 p.m.: Poets Storm Nietzsche's Series, featuring poets Fred Whitehead, Vincent Cervone, Matthew Bookin, Lissa Roads and Nathanael William Stolte. Nietzsche's, 248 Allen St.
Wednesday, 7 p.m.: Just Buffalo Literary Café featuring poet, playwright, actor and director Lorna C. Hill, poet and memoirist Olga Karman and poet Rachel Robles Saeger. Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road, Amherst.
Thursday, 7 p.m.: Ground and Sky Buffalo Poetry Dialogue Series. Open reading slots available. Rust Belt Books, 415 Grant St.
Friday, 7 p.m.: Second Stage Poetry Series featuring readers Autumn Echo, Josh Smith and Rebekah Williams. Additional reading slots available. Grindhaus Café, 160 Allen St.
Saturday, 5 to 7:30 p.m.: Saturday Night Poetry Blast, featuring 20 scheduled readers and hosted by poet and playwright Mark C. Lloyd. Rust Belt Books, 415 Grant St.