Colorado Springs area literary events starting March 11, 2018

Book signings, storytimes and other literary events in and around Colorado Springs.

By Carlotta Olson Updated: March 10, 2018 at 10:50 am • Published: March 10, 2018 0


Reading and Signing - Ann Doolan-Fox will sign "Celtic Road Home," 3-5 p.m. Thursday, The British Pantry & Tea Room, 2403 W. Colorado Ave., 473-6659; 6-9 p.m. Thursday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Jack Quinn's Irish Pub, 21 S. Tejon St., 385-0766.

Book Signing - With Fred Barr, "Pikes Peak Entrepreneur," 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Manitou Springs Heritage Center, 517 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs; 685-1454,

Author Talks and Book Signings - With Tom Stella, "CPR for the Soul" and Sam Gould, "Being a Christian in the Twenty-First Century," noon-3 p.m. March 24, Hooked on Books, 12 E. Bijou St.; 419-7660.


Poetry Slam - 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. Go online for locations;

Spotlight on Local Authors - Carmen Crowely, "A Sporting Affair: Lisa's Story;" Annie Dawid, "York Ferry" and "Lily in the Desert;" Jim Flynn, "Best of Jim Flynn's Monday" and "Law and a Compendium of Curious Colorado Place Names;" Dr. Lynn Schriner, "Bent, Not Broken" and "House of Sharp Stones;" Andria Williams, "The Longest Night," 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Covered Treasures Bookstore, 105 Second S., Monument; 481-2665.

Children's History Hour - "Celebrating Women's History Month: Fannie Mae Duncan and Women of Jazz" for ages 3-6, 10:30-11:30 a.m. March 21 and March 31, Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., $3. Reservations: 385-5990,

Book Talk with Heath Lee - 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 24, Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., $5. Reservations: 385-5990,

Book Discussion - "Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis" by J.D. Vance, 9:30-11:30 a.m. March 23, PILLAR Office, Chapel Hills Mall, 1710 Briargate Blvd., $5. Registration: 633-4991,

"Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life, The Plants and Places that Inspired the Classic Children's Tales" - Hosted by the Broadmoor Garden Club with author Marta McDowell, 9:45 a.m. April 13, First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave., free. Registration required by March 30:


Recent regional author offerings:

- "Grief Interrupted: A Holistic Guide to Reclaiming Your Joy" by Corey Stiles. Published by Morgan James Publishing. Summary: Grief Interrupted is a letter of love, hope, and healing from one mother in grief to another. Corey Stiles, who lost her 17-year-old daughter, has walked the path, and her words will inspire you to reclaim your joy.


Children's Literacy Center - Volunteers, ages 14 and older, needed to serve as tutors. Training is provided; 471-8672,,


Goodreads Poetry Contest - Ongoing poetry contest with a monthly winner. Submit poems at

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