The 14th annual Guest Writers Series presents poet A. Van Jordan and fiction writer Ben Marcus, who will present readings from their works on Thursday, 7 p.m., at the Finch Lane Gallery/Art Barn, 1325 E. 100 South. The event is sponsored by the University of Utah English department.

G.G. Vandagriff will sign her latest book, "Poisoned Pedigree," Friday at Barnes & Noble in Sugar House, 1104 E. 2100 South, 7-9 p.m. Her previous books are "Cankered Roots," "Of Deadly Descent" and "The Arturian Omen."

Author David Ebershoff will read from and sign his new book "The 19th Wife," Friday, 7 p.m., at King's English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East.

Meet author Annette Haws and pick up a signed copy of her book "Waiting for the Light to Change," Saturday, 11 a.m., at the Barnes & Noble in Layton , 1780 N. Woodland Park Drive.

D. Darlene Sonntage will sign copies of her book, "Dastardly Deception," Saturday, 2-4 p.m., at Barnes & Noble in West Jordan, 7157 Plaza Center Drive.

Ken Sanders Rare Books announces the broadcast of its recent "Massacre at Mountain Meadows" event on cable show Book TV, Sept. 14, at 1 p.m.