Author events for the week of May 6

Author events for the week of May 6
06 May

St. Louis Fine Print, Rare Book & Paper Arts Fair • Last day of three-day event runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at University of Missouri-St. Louis, J.C. Penney Building, 1 University Boulevard. $5-$10.

Greater St. Louis Book Fair • Final public day of sale is 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Greensfelder Recreation Complex in Queeny Park, 550 Weidman Road. Free entry.

Areva Martin • Lawyer discusses marketing messages and “Make It Rain” at 7 p.m. at Maryville University Auditorium, 650 Maryville University Drive. Free but RSVP required,

Observable Readings • Poets Camille Guthrie, Lorin Cuoco and Sally Ball read from their work at 7:30 p.m. at Dressel’s Public House, 419 North Euclid Avenue. $5.

Lisa Ko • Novelist discusses “The Leavers” at 7 p.m. at St. Louis County Library, 1640 South Lindbergh Boulevard. Free. 314-994-3300.

Charles Soule • Science fiction novelist discusses “The Oracle Year” with author Van Allen Plexico at 7 p.m. at Schlafly library branch, 225 North Euclid Avenue. Free.

Christopher Gordon • Author discusses”Fire, Pestilence, and Death: St. Louis, 1849” at 7 p.m. at Linnemann library, 2323 Elm Street, St. Charles. Free.

Adrian Todd Zuniga • Novelist discusses “Collision Theory” at 7 p.m. at Left Bank Books, 399 North Euclid Avenue. Free. 314-367-6731.

Suspense Night • Panel discussion with Reed Farrel Coleman, Megan Abbott, Laura Lippman, Lori Rader Day and Nick Petrie at 7 p.m. at St. Louis County Library, address above. Free.

Science fiction/fantasy writers • Discussion with Tor writers Tessa Gratton, Sue Burke and K. Arsenault Rivera at 7 p.m. at Schlafly library branch, 225 North Euclid Avenue. Free.

Ashley and David Eckstein • As part of “Star Wars Fan Fest,” Ashley Eckstein, the voice of Ahsoka Tano in the animated “The Clone Wars,” signs “It’s Your Universe” (and one piece of Star Wars memorabilia per book buyer); her husband, former Cardinals shortstop David Eckstein, will sign one piece of baseball memorabilia per book buyer at 7 p.m. at Grant’s View library, 9700 Musick Road. Free. 314-994-3300.

Teen Fierce Reads tour • Young adult novelists Maurene Goo, Tricia Levenseller, Taran Matharu and Mary E. Pearson discuss their work at 7 p.m. at Spencer Road library, 427 Spencer Road. Free.

Justin Phillip Reed • Poet reads from “Indecent Threat” with Aaron Coleman (“Threat Comes Close”) at 3 p.m. at RKDE, 2720 Cherokee Street. Free. 314-282-8017.



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