Literary notes: Whether you like poetry or fiction, there's an event for each

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Martin Espada at Westminster College

Westminster College will host a reading by poet MartiĀ­n Espada as part of the Anne Newman Sutton Weeks Poetry Series. A book signing will follow the reading.

When • Thursday, March 14, 7 p.m.

Where • Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business, 1840 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Graphic Novels: Create a Book in Comic Strip Format

Join the Salt Lake Community College Writing Center to learn the art of turning your stories into a graphic novel. Visit for information.

When • Saturday, March 16, 1-3 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake Community College Community Writing Center, 210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $45; visit

Kathy and Brendan Reichs—Authors

New York Times best-selling mother-son writing team Kathy Reichs and Brendan Reichs will read from and sign Code: A Virals Novel. Visit for information.

When • Monday, March 18, 7 p.m.

Where • The King's English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Poetry Out Loud State Finals

Utah Arts & Museums will sponsor the state finals for Poetry Out Loud, a national poetry recitation competition. The state finals will be held at the Black Box Theatre. The champion will go to Washington, D.C., April 29 to compete for a $20,000 scholarship.

When • Tuesday, March 12 at 7 p.m.

Where • Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free