Art Barn, 54 Finch Lane, will host a book signing with Linda Bierds as part of the Salt Lake Guest Writers Series, Feb. 23, 7 p.m. The event is presented by The Salt Lake City Arts Council and the Department of English and Creative Writing at the University of Utah. Art Barn will also host a book signing with Davis McCombs, author of "Lore," Feb. 24, noon. (801-484-9100 or kingsenglish.com)
Barnes and Noble, 7157 Plaza Center Drive, West Jordan, will host a book signing with Shelly Brown, author of "Ghostsitter," Feb. 24, 6 p.m.; and Mckenzie Wagner, author of the Benotripia series, Feb. 25, 1 p.m. (801-282-1324 or barnes andnoble.com)
Barnes and Noble, 5249 S. State, Murray, will host a book signing with Mary Ellen Bramwell, author of "The Apple of My Eye," Feb. 25, noon. (801-261-4040 or barnesandnoble.com)
Dragons Keep Provo, 260 N. University Ave., Provo, will host a book signing with Nathan Smith Jones, author of "Dragonkyn," Feb. 21, 6:30 p.m. (801-373-3482 or drangonskeep.com)
The King's English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, will host the Newbery Medal and children's literature party, a ticketed event, with author Ally Condie, Provo Library director Gene Nelson and University of Utah professor Laura Liang, Feb. 21, 7 p.m. The book store will also host book signings with Darron T. Smith, author of "When Race, Religion, and Sport Collide: Black Athletes at BYU and Beyond," Feb. 22, 7 p.m.; Bim Oliver, author of "South Temple Street Landmarks," Feb. 24, 7 p.m.; and William B. Matson, author of "Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior's Life and Legacy," along with grandsons of Crazy Horse, Doug War Eagle and Floyd Clown, Feb. 25, 2 p.m. (801-484-9100 or kingsenglish.com)
S.J. Quinney College of Law, 383 S. University St., will host a book signing with Leisl Carr Childers, author of "The Size of the Risk: Histories of Multiple Use in the Great Basin," as part of the Wallace Stegner Center Lectures Series, Feb. 23, 12:15 p.m. (801-484-9100 or kingsenglish.com)
Weller Book Works, 607 Trolley Square, will host a book signing with Liz Wright, author of "Bare Naked Nomad," Feb. 25, 2 p.m. (801-328-2586 or samwellers.com)
The Davis County Libraries will make discarded magazines available for free to the public through Feb. 28. Branches in Farmington, Bountiful, Clearfield, Layton, Syracuse, Centerville and Kaysville will participate in the event. Contact a participating branch for additional information.
Salt Lake Acting Company and The David Ross Fetzer Foundation for Emerging Artists are accepting applications and scripts to offer a playwright 35 years of age or younger a grant for a weeklong rehearsal and development process of a new work that will conclude with a public reading at Salt Lake Acting Company on July 31. Applications will be accepted through March 1. Application information is available online at thedaveyfoundation.org or saltlakeactingcompany.org.
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