DAVID M. DELO, author and historian, will be signing copies of "The Yellowstone, Forever!" at Borders in the Crossroads Mall, today, 2-5 p.m.; Barnes & Noble in Orem on Wednesday, June 16, from 6-9 p.m.; Barnes & Noble on 2100 South, Thursday, June 17, from 4-6 p.m.; and Borders in Murray, 5-8 p.m. on Friday, June 18.HOT ROD HUNDLEY, Utah Jazz play-by-play announcer, will be signing copies of his autobiography, "You Gotta Love It, Baby!" at B.Dalton, Cottonwood Mall, Saturday, June 19 from 1-4 p.m.; and Waldenbooks, Ogden City Mall, Saturday, June 26 from 1-3 p.m.
DAN McCLAIN will be signing copies of "Art of the Creel" at Waldenbooks, Ogden City Mall, Tuesday, June 15, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. He will also demonstrate how to make baskets.
OPEN MIC POETRY READINGS -- Expert and amateur writers of poetry and prose are invited to bring their original work to read at Barnes & Noble, 10180 S. State, Sandy, Wednesday, June 16 at 8 p.m., or Fort Union Barnes & Noble, 7119 S. 1300 E., Midvale, Friday, June 18, 8 p.m.
CITY ART FINAL READING -- Spring season ends at Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, 175 So. 700 E, Thursday, June 17, 7:30 p.m., with an evening of reading.
LEAGUE OF UTAH WRITERS announces a deadline of June 16 for its Writers' Literary Contest. For information, call Dorothy Crofts at 801-964-0861.
ANNUAL MYSTERY WRITING CONTEST sponsored by Oak Tree Press, invites submissions of manuscripts to Dark Oak Mystery Contest, 915 W. Foothill Blvd., Suite 411, Claremont, CA 91711-3356. Contest fee is $25. Deadline is June 30. Call 626-355-0581 for more information.
UTAH ORIGINAL WRITING COMPETITION, sponsored by Utah Arts Council, invites submissions for manuscripts, ranging from novels to essays in seven creative-writing categories for a top cash award of $5,000. Postmark deadline for all entries is Friday, June 25. Call 801-236-7553.