Sunday, Jan. 19
Jean Wong, “Sleeping with the Gods” and Donna Emerson “Following Hay,” 1:30 p.m., Third Sunday Salon. Bean Affair, 270 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg. Details, www.hbglitguild.org
Tuesday, Jan. 21
First meeting of the new Writers Critique Group, 10 a.m., Aqus Cafe, 189 H St. Petaluma. More info, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Armistead Maupin, “The Days of Anna Madrigal,” 7 p.m., Copperfield's Books, 140 Kentucky St., Petaluma. 762-0563, copperfieldsbooks.com.
Wednesday, Jan. 22
Get Lit, a monthly reading series hosted by Dani Burlison and Kara Vernor, 7 p.m., Petaluma's Corkscrew Wine Bar, 100 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma. More details at facebook.com/GetLitReadings.
Nancy Horan, “Under the Wide and Starry Sky,” 4 p.m., Stevenson Museum, 1490 Library Lane, St. Helena, copperfieldsbooks.com.
Vicki Robin, “Blessing the Hands That Feed Us,” 7:30 p.m., Readers' Books, 130 E. Napa St., Sonoma. 939-1779, www.readersbooks.com
Friday, Jan. 24
Katherine Hastings, “Nighthawks,” 7 p.m., Occidental Center for the Arts, 3850 Doris Murphy Court, Graton Rd. and Bohemian Hwy., Occidental. Details, 874-9392 or occidentalcenterforthearts.org.
Saturday, Jan. 25
Saturday, January 25, 4:00-6:00 p.m. A celebration of Robert Burns' birthday with readings of Burns' work, 4 p.m., The Rellik Tavern, 726 First Street, Benicia. Info, Lois@requist.com
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