NICOLE STANSBURY, an award-winning fiction writer, will teach a class at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, at the Craft House, 3271 S. 500 East. Her topic will be "Creating the Short Story." For information call 277-2011.
- THE CITY ART READING SERIES continues this week at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at the Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, 175 S. 700 East. Sandy Anderson, local poet, and Alma McKertrich, who has translated the works of T.S. Eliot and others into her native Armenian, will read from their works. Phone 277-1510 for information.- JACK WHITAKER, announcer, actor and artist, will offer an evening of performance poetry at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, in the Art Barn Park Gallery, 54 Finch Lane. Whitaker will present a reading of Mark Twain, Arthur Conan Doyle and others. For information call 596-5000.
- GORDON RYAN, author of the political thriller "Dangerous Legacy," will sign copies of his book at noon Saturday, April 8, at WaldenBooks in Fashion Place Mall. He will also be at the Deseret Book store in American Fork at 2 p.m. Phone 280-2352 for details.
- KATHRYN CLEMENT, formerly of the Utah State Poetry Society, has won the National Federation of State Poetry Societies manuscript competition with her collection, "A Common Language." Her first book, "Riddlestones," was published by the Utah State Poetry Society in 1987.