The following author appearances, readings and book events are planned for the coming week in the Valley:
FLYING OBJECT: Elaine Kahn and Sara Nicholson read from their work July 15, 8 p.m., Flying Object, 42 West St., Hadley. 387-0333.
MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE: Deborah Harkness, author of “The Book of Life,” reads July 16, 7 p.m., Hooker Auditorium, Clapp Building, at the college in South Hadley. Prepaid $5 ticket required. 534-7307
ODYSSEY BOOKSHOP: Young adult author panel discussion with Terra McVoy and Gillian Kendall July 18, 4 p.m., at the bookstore, in the Village Commons, 9 College St., South Hadley. 534-7307
WORLD WAR II CLUB: Poetry open mic July 15, 8 p.m., World War II Club, 50 Conz St., Northampton. Sign up at 7 p.m. $2 cover. northamptonpoetry.com