The following author appearances, readings and book events are planned for the coming week in the Valley:
THE ELEVENS: Writers Night Out — Straw Dog Writers Guild sponsors monthly evening of readings Tuesday, 7-9 p.m., 140 Pleasant St., Northampton. Jacqueline Sheehan, 582-0661.
HINGE: Poetry Open Mic Tuesdays, 8 p.m., 48 Main St., Northampton. Sign up at 7 p.m. $2 cover. northamptonpoetry.com