The following author appearances, readings and book events are planned for the coming week in the Valley:
AMHERST BOOKS: Paul Legault reads from his “translation” of Emily Dickinson poems, “The Emily Dickinson Reader,” today, 7 p.m., at the bookshop, at 8 Main St., Amherst. 256-1547.
∎ Writer and critic Christopher Benfey reads from his work Tuesday, 8 p.m.
AMHERST WOMAN’S CLUB: Ed and Libby Klekowski talk about and read from their new book, “Eye Witnesses to the Great War: American Writers, Reporters, Volunteers and Soldiers in France, 1914-1918,” Sunday, 3 to 5 p.m., 35 Triangle St., Amherst. 549-6865
BARNES & NOBLE: Elan Barnehama reads from his new novel, “Finding Bluefield,” Saturday, 2 p.m., at the bookstore, Holyoke Mall, Ingleside, Holyoke.
BROADSIDE BOOKSHOP: Marisa Labozzetta reads from her new novel, “Sometimes It Snows in America,” Wednesday, 7 p.m., at the bookstore, 247 Main St., Northampton. 586-4235.
HINGE: Poetry Open Mic — Tuesdays, 8 p.m., 48 Main St., Northampton. Sign up at 7 p.m. northamptonpoetry.com
LILLY LIBRARY: Barbara Lucey reads from her new book for young readers, “Jimmy Fox Tale I: Meet Jimmy Fox,” Saturday, 11 a.m., at the library is at 19 Meadow St. in Florence. 587-1500. Part of the Gallery of Readers series.
ODYSSEY BOOKSHOP: Lois McMaster Bujold reads from her new novel, “Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance,” today, 7 p.m., at the bookstore, located in the Village Commons, 9 College St., South Hadley. 534-7307.
∎ Nicole Blum and Debra Immergut talk about their book “Improv Sewing: 101 Fast, Fun, And Fearless Projects” Saturday, 3 p.m.
∎ Karen Osborn reads from her new novel, “Centerville,” Wednesday, 7 p.m.
∎ Kristen Iversen reads from her memoir, “Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats,” Thursday, 7 p.m., Requires book purchase or $5 event ticket.
SMITH COLLEGE: Ronald Story discusses his new book, “Jonathan Edwards and the Gospel of Love,” Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Neilson Library Browsing Room, at the college in Northampton.
∎ Poet Martha Collins reads from her work Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Stoddard Auditorium
∎ Pearl Cleage reads from her new novel, “Just Wanna Testify,” next Friday., 4:30 p.m., Mendenhall Center
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS: David Katz and Jeff Goodhind discuss recent additions to the Renaissance Center’s rare book collection Wednesday, 4 p.m., Renaissance Center, 650 East Pleasant St., UMass, Amherst. Part of the Renaissance Wednesday Lecture Series. 577-3600, email@example.com
∎ Noy Holland reads from her work Thursday, 8 p.m., Memorial Hall. Part of the Visiting Writers Series.