SUNDAY (July 7)
Poets Caroline Brumleve, Lynn Camhi, Gail Calvello, Geri Digiorno, Donna Emerson and Godelieve Uyttenhove read, with Sarah Baker, music, 5 p.m., Redwood Cafe, 8240 Old Redwood Highway, Cotati. redwoodcafe.com.
MONDAY (July 8)
Dine with authors featuring John Amodeo ("Dancing With Fire," spiritual guide book), Alexis E. Fajardo ("Kid Beowulf El Cid," graphic novel), Gloria Tausk Glickman ("Swimming Against the Tide," a Wall Street novel), Michelle E. Minero ("Self-Love Diet," non-self-help), Hank Mattimore ("Figuring It Out As I Go Along," spiritual non-fiction), 6 p.m. Gaia's Garden International Vegetarian Buffet, 1899 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. Call to request dining at a specific author's table, 544-2491.
TUESDAY (July 9)
Jeane Slone, "Women of the 1940's." 6:30 p.m., Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 282 S. High St. Sebastopol. 829-4797.
WEDNESDAY (July 10)
Celebrating local talent. Panel discussion with Laura McHale Holland, "The Ice Cream Vendor's Song"; Amanda McTigue, "Going To Solace"; Linda Loveland Reid, "Something In Stone"; and David Ramirez, "The C-Factor," with moderator Robbi Sommers Bryant. 7 p.m., Copperfield's Books, 775 Village Court, Santa Rosa. 578-8938, copperfieldsbooks.com.
THURSDAY (July 11)
Poetry and music with Bhavani Judith Tucker's and Phil Lawrence's music woven through Raphael Block's words, 7:30 p.m., Many Rivers Books & Tea, 130 S. Main St., Sebastopol. Admission free. raphaelblock.com.