The following author appearances, readings and book events are planned for the coming week in the Valley:
DEERFIELD ACADEMY: “Writing Her Way to Salvation: The Role of the Pen in the Life of Elizabeth Porter Phelps” — Elizabeth Pendergast Carlisle, Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Garonzik Auditorium, at the academy, Old Deerfield. Second in the series “Through Her Eyes, In Her Words: The Lives and Writings of Three Colonial Women.”
HINGE: Poetry Open Mic Tuesdays, 8 p.m., 48 Main St., Northampton. Sign up at 7 p.m. $2 cover. northamptonpoetry.com
ODYSSEY BOOKSHOP: Allison Lynn reads from her novel “Exiles” and Michael Dahlie reads from his novel “The Best of Youth” Tuesday, 7 p.m., at the bookstore, located in the Village Commons, 9 College St., South Hadley. 534-7307.