STEPHEN TRIMBLE, noted writer and nature photographer, will speak this afternoon at 3 p.m. in the University of Utah's Marriott Library. He will discuss "making a wild country into a home."

- MARCELYN RITCHIE and DIANE PARKER will read from their work at A Woman's Place Bookstore, 1400 S. Foothill Blvd., at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 11.- MOLLY DIVINE, of Simon & Schuster, has been slated by Frost's Books for a discussion of Latin American literature. She will discuss Isabel Allende, Gabriel Garcia Marquez and others at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, at Frost's, 1320 Foothill Blvd. RSVP by calling 582-8428.

- THE LEAGUE OF UTAH WRITERS' Salt Lake chapter will meet at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, in the Salt Lake Public Library, 209 E. 500 So. Ray Goldrup, a screenwriter for "The Waltons," "Little House on the Prairie" and other television shows, will address the group. For more information call 484-5615.

- SANDY ANDERSON, a Salt Lake poet and author of the chapbook "At the Edge in White Robes," will read from her work at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at 240 S. Main. The Q-Street Quartet will provide music. Admission is free.

- THE MAUD MAY BABCOCK Reading Arts Society has slated an evening of Robert Service. A reading of the poet's most memorable Yukon poems will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at the Art Barn, 54 Finch Lane.

- THE MAGNA ARTS COUNCIL has announced the winners of its 1991 writing competition. Lois Lower took first in short story; Yulene Anderson Rushton won in the "Good Old Days" category, and Carol Quist won for vignettes.

Information about the 1992 competition is available by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Literary Arts Contest, 2954 Ropner Circle, Magna, UT 84044, or by calling 250-0115.