- WRITERS AT WORK, the Park City writers conference, has a slate of free readings planned for this week at the Yarrow Hotel in Park City. Watch for:
July 13: Lawrence Coates and Dorothy Solomon (4 p.m.); David Lee and Robert Van Wagoner (8 p.m.); July 14: Sally Bellerose, Tom Franklin and Jeanne Wagner (4 p.m.); Dagoberto Gilb and Peggy Shumaker (8 p.m.); July 15: Judith Kitchen and Stan Sanvel Rubin (8 p.m.); July 16: Young Writers Reading (4 p.m.); Bernard Cooper and James McManus (8 p.m.); July 17 - Kimball Art Center: Debra Monroe and Rodney Jones (8 p.m.); Call 292-9284 for details.- BARNES & NOBLE, the Layton store, will host the meeting of the Inspiration Book Club on Tuesday, July 14, 7 p.m. The group will discuss Lois Lowry's "The Giver." The club meets the second Tuesday of each month. Call 773-9973 for information about joining.
- HARRY CLIFFORD BROWN will be at the downtown Barnes & Noble to read and sing his new novel, "Sundays in August," on Friday, July 17, at 7:30 p.m. Call 565-0086.
- WAKING OWL BOOKS will feature a reading by writers Barry Scholl and Francois Camoin on Thursday, July 16, at 7 p.m. The two are co-authors of "Utah: A Guide to the State."
- THE BYU SYMPOSIUM OF BOOKS has been slated for the Provo Marriott Hotel on Friday, July 17, and Saturday, July 18. The cost of the two-day symposium is $125 for both days or $85 for Friday and $69 for Saturday. The event will feature nationally acclaimed children's authors and illustrators, including Joanna Cole ("Bony Legs,"), Jon Scienzka ("The Stinky Cheese Man") and Janet Stevens "Tops and Bottoms"). For more information, call 378-2568.