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KATIE COLES, KEN SANDERS, DIANE FOUTS, SANDY ANDERSON, NANCY TAKACS, JOEL LONG and SUSAN SAMPLE, local poets, will present a "Tribute Reading" in honor of Utah State Poet Laureate KEN BREWER on Wednesday, 7 p.m., Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South.

LUISE POULTON, librarian, will deliver a lecture on "A History of the Book" Wednesday, 7:17 p.m., and Thursday, 11 a.m. and 2:45 p.m., Gould Auditorium, University of Utah Marriott Library.

ALBERT BROUSSARD, author of "Black San Francisco: The Struggle for Racial Equality in the West 1900-1954" and "African American Odyssey: The Stewarts, 1853-1963," will deliver the David E. Miller Lecture in History: "The Saga and Triumph of an African American Family: The Stewarts," Thursday, 7 p.m., Social Work Auditorium, U.

DAVID SOBEL, professor of education, Antioch New England Graduate School, specializing in integrated learning, and author of several children-based books, including "Place-based Education: Connecting Classrooms and Communities," will deliver a lecture Friday, 7 p.m., Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South.

TAB HUNTER, 1950s movie star and author (with Eddie Muller) of "Tab Hunter Confidential: The Making of a Movie Star," will discuss and sign copies of his book on Saturday, 7 p.m., Borders Books, 132 E. Winchester St. (6400 South), Murray.

ASSOCIATION FOR MORMON LETTERS will hold its annual conference on Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Sorenson Building, Utah Valley State College, Orem. The theme is "Legacies and Destinies: The Past, Present and Future of Mormon Literature." Two panels will be held on the legacies of Hugh Nibley and Wayne Booth, both recently deceased. JUDY BUSK, author of "The Sum of our Past: Revisiting Pioneer Women, will conduct a session on Mormon biography. For more information, call 582-2090 or go online to aml@aml-online.org.

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