The following author appearances, readings and book events are planned for the coming week in the Valley:
A.P.E. GALLERY: Anne Love Woodhull will read from her new book of poetry, “Night With Its Owl,” at a book launch today, 7:30 p.m. at the gallery, 126 Main St., Northampton.
BLUE GUITAR: Christie Svane reads from her work-in-progress, “The Drayman’s Daughter,” Saturday, 7:30 p.m., The Blue Guitar Dance Studio/Performance Space, 186 Northampton St., Easthampton. 247-9454.
THE BOTANIST: Janice Beetle reads from her memoir, “Divine Renovations: A Carpenter, His Soul Mate, and Their Story of Love and Loss,” Tuesday, 7 p.m., 101 Main St., Easthampton.
JONES LIBRARY: An Exploration of Fiction, Memoir and Writing By Women — Tuesday, 7 p.m., at the library, 43 Amity St., Amherst, with Carole DeSanti (“The Unruly Passions of Eugenie R.”), Amy Hoffman (“Lies About My Family”), Laura Harrington (“Alice Bliss”) and Maryanne O’Hara (“Cascade”). 259-3090
∎ Bruce Watson, author of “Jon Stewart: Moments of Zen,” will speak Thursday, 7 p.m.
ODYSSEY BOOKSHOP: Qais Akbar Omar reads from his memoir, “A Fort of Nine Towers,” Wednesday, 7 p.m., at the bookstore, located in the Village Commons, 9 College St., South Hadley. Requires book purchase or $5 event ticket. 534-7307
∎ Daphne Kalotay reads from her new novel, “Sight Reading,” Thursday, 7 p.m. Requires book purchase or $5 event ticket.