THE CITY ART READING SERIES resumes this week with Ken Brewer and Lisa Bickmore reading poetry from their published and unpublished collections. The reading is at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in the Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, 175 S. 700 East. An open reading will follow where audience members who wish may read their own poems.

- BLAINE YORGASON, author of "One Tattered Angel," will be signing copies of his book on Friday, Sept. 25th, 7 p.m. at the Barnes & Noble book store in Layton. Call 773-9973 for details.- THEDA BASSET, local poet and author of the book "Writing Between the Lines" - narrative poems about the Alexander Neibaur family - will read from her work Saturday, Sept. 26, 3 p.m. at the Murray City Library, 166 E. 5300 South.

- THE WEST VALLEY OQUIRRH WRITERS are accepting entries for its second annual writing competition. Categories include humor, poetry, fiction, non-fiction and children's literature. There is a $1 readers fee for each entry. Deadline is Oct. 15. For more information call Dorothy Crofts at 964-0861.