LEE NELSON, popular author of "The Storm Testament" series, will sign copies of his latest novel, "Storm Gold," at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 9, at the Book Table in Logan, 29 S. Main. Nelson will also discuss the book and entertain questions. For information, phone 752-3055.

- THE MAUD MAY BABCOCK READING ARTS SOCIETY will offer an evening of international poetry at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9, at the Art Barn, 54 Finch Lane. Verse will be read from Japan, Poland, Africa and other nations. Readers include Dick Anderson, Michael Bennett, Robert Ingram, Florin Nielsen, Beverly Rowland, Oscar Rowland, Junko Shimizu, Joyce Skidmore, Laurine Stephen and Maria Wrotniak. Mavis Steadman directs. Phone 262-1794 for information.- THE CITY ART READING SERIES continues this week at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 9, at the Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, 175 S. 700 East. Katharine Coles and Claudia Keelan will read. Coles directs the writing program at Westminster College and has published poems in Poetry, the Paris Review and the New Republic. She has a book of verse, "The One Right Touch." Keelan has won several prestigious writing grants and has served as editor of the Denver Quarterly. She is the author of "Refinery." Phone 277-1510 for information.

- LIN OSTLER will conduct a workshop for the Utah State Poetry Society at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 11, at the Sandy Library, 10100 Petunia Way. Phone 882-5183.

- THE UTAH WILDERNESS ASSOCIATION has announced the winners in its 10th annual poetry competition. Bruce Schmidt of Ojai, Calif., won the grand prize with his poem "Mud Bound." Runners-up were Gregory Karpain, Sandra McNew, Jill Carpenter and Michael Burwell.

- MURRAY ARTS will sponsor its second literary competiton this year. The contest is open to anyone with an 84107 or 84123 zip code or any student attending Murray schools. Categories include children's literature, poetry, short story and history. There will a junior and senior division. Entry forms are available from the Parks and Recreation Office. For details phone 264-2614.