The following author appearances, readings and book events are planned for the coming week in the Valley:
HINGE: Poetry Open Mic Tuesdays, 8 p.m., 48 Main St., Northampton. Sign up at 7 p.m. $2 cover. northamptonpoetry.com
ODYSSEY BOOKSHOP: Philipp Meyer reads from his new novel, “The Son,” Monday, 7 p.m., at the bookstore, Village Commons, 9 College St., South Hadley. Requires either book purchase or $5 event ticket. 534-7307
∎ Reading by contributors to “Nautilius II: Journal of Poetry by Young Mothers Studying at The Care Center” Tuesday, 10:30 a.m.
∎ Elliot Holt reads from his debut novel, “You Are One of Them,” Thursday, 7 p.m. Requires either book purchase or $5 event ticket.
VILLAGE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH: Ted Wachtel speaks about his new book, “Dreaming of a New Reality,” Saturday, 7 p.m., at the church, 32 Main St., Cummington. 634-5320
WHITE SQUARE: William Sitwell will launch the U.S. edition of his new book, “A History of Food in 100 Recipes,” next Friday, 5 to 8 p.m., at the store, 86 Cottage St., Easthampton. 320-3658