<strong>Sunday, Jan. 19</strong>

<strong>Jean Wong, "Sleeping with the Gods" and Donna Emerson "Following Hay,"</strong> 1:30 p.m., Third Sunday Salon. Bean Affair, 270 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg. Details, <a href="http://www.hbglitguild.org" target="_blank">www.hbglitguild.org</a>

<strong>Tuesday, Jan. 21</strong>

<strong> First meeting of the new Writers Critique Group,</strong> 10 a.m., Aqus Cafe, 189 H St. Petaluma. More info, akandrew28@gmail.com.

<strong>Armistead Maupin, "The Days of Anna Madrigal,"</strong> 7 p.m., Copperfield's Books, 140 Kentucky St., Petaluma. 762-0563, <a href="http://copperfieldsbooks.com" target="_blank">copperfieldsbooks.com</a>.

<strong>Wednesday, Jan. 22</strong>

<strong>Get Lit,</strong> 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 <a href="http://facebook.com/GetLitReadings" target="_blank">facebook.com/GetLitReadings</a>.

<strong>Nancy Horan, "Under the Wide and Starry Sky,"</strong> 4 p.m., Stevenson Museum, 1490 Library Lane, St. Helena, <a href="http://copperfieldsbooks.com" target="_blank">copperfieldsbooks.com</a>.

<strong>Vicki Robin, "Blessing the Hands That Feed Us,"</strong> 7:30 p.m., Readers' Books, 130 E. Napa St., Sonoma. 939-1779, <a href="http://www.readersbooks.com" target="_blank">www.readersbooks.com</a>

<strong>Friday, Jan. 24</strong>

<strong> Katherine Hastings, "Nighthawks,"</strong> 7 p.m., Occidental Center for the Arts, 3850 Doris Murphy Court, Graton Rd. and Bohemian Hwy., Occidental. Details, 874-9392 or <a href="http://occidentalcenterforthearts.org" target="_blank">occidentalcenterforthearts.org</a>.

<strong>Saturday, Jan. 25</strong>

<strong>A celebration of Robert Burns' birthday with readings of Burns' work,</strong> 4 p.m., The Rellik Tavern, 726 First Street, Benicia. Info, Lois@requist.com.

<em>To submit book events for consideration in this column, contact Sara Peyton at sara.peyton@gmail.com at least three weeks in advance of the event.</em>