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Invitations.

This calendar has been prepared by the International Writers Center at Washington University. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Sunday, Sept. 11

* Michael Kahn discusses his suspense novel, The Mourning Sexton, Barnes & Noble, 8871 Ladue, 2 p.m., 314-862-6280.

Tuesday, Sept. 13

* Left Bank Books and First Civilizations present Cornel West discussing Democracy Matters: Winning the Fight Against Imperialism, Harris-Stowe State College Main Auditorium, 3026 Laclede, 7 p.m., 314-367-6731.

* St. Louis Writers Guild hosts Open Mic Night, Kaldi's Coffeehouse, 120 S. Kirkwood, 7 p.m., 314-821-3823.

Wednesday, Sept. 14

* David Horowitz, author of Left Illusions: An Intellectual Odyssey, speaks on the topic "Academic Freedom and the War on Terror" as part of the Fall 2005 WU Assembly Series, Graham Chapel, 11 a.m., 314-935-5297.

* Boone's Bookies discuss Snow Falling on Cedars, SLCL Daniel Boone Branch, 300 Clarkson, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m., 636-227-9630.

* Sisters in Crime presents Officer Neal Kohrs speaking on "The Investigator's Role in Police Work," SLCL Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh, 6:45 p.m., 636-938-7163.

* SLCL present Steven Watts speaking about his book The People's Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century, SLCL Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh, 7 p.m., 314-994-3300.

Friday, Sept. 16

* Harry Mark Petrakis reads from his works on the UMSL campus, Millennium Student Center, Century Room C, 7 p.m., 314-516-6495.

Sunday, Sept. 18

* St. Louis Poetry Center's Public Poetry Workshop features David Clewell critiquing poems pre-submitted by Sept. 12, University City Library, 6701 Delmar, 1:30 p.m., 314-770-9130.

* Philippa Gregory discusses her book The Virgin's Lover, Barnes & Noble, 8871 Ladue, 2 p.m., 314-862-6280.

Monday, Sept. 19

* Kathleen Dalton discusses her book Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life, Missouri History Museum, Forest Park, 7 p.m. 314-361-9265.

Tuesday, Sept. 20

* Donna Biffar reads her poetry, 209 Clark Hall, UMSL, 11 a.m., 314-516-6845.

* Greg Pape reads his poetry, 311 Clark Hall, UMSL, 11 a.m., 314-516-6845.

* Cliff Cave Book Discussion Group meets to discuss A Changed Man, SLCL Cliff Cave Branch, 5430 Telegraph, 2 p.m., 314- 487-6003.

* Kingshighway Library Book Discussion Group discusses Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides, 2260 S. Vandeventer, 6:45 p.m., 314-771-5450.

Wednesday, Sept. 21

* Washington University Assembly Series presents "Crime Can Pay: A Conversation with Lorenzo Caraterra," screenwriter and novelist, Graham Chapel, 11 a.m., 314-935-5297.

* Women in the Arts presents Ruth Ellen Kocher reading from her poems, Gallery 210, Telecommunity Center, UMSL, 3 p.m., 314-516-7776.

* Florissant Valley Book Discussion Club meets, SLCL Florissant Valley Branch, 195 New Florissant, 7:30 p.m., 314-921-7200.

Thursday, Sept. 22

* Susan Shipman Cryer performs "All-American Poetry," Missouri History Museum, Forest Park, 10:30 a.m. 314-454-3150.

Friday, Sept. 23

* Mary Engelbreit discusses her new book Mary Engelbreit's Mother Goose, SLCL Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh, 7 p.m., 314-994-3300.

Saturday, Sept. 24

* Midwest Mysteryfest mystery writers' conference, St. Charles Community College Student Center, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall, 8 a.m. For reservations, call 636-938-7163.

* Brad Cohen discusses his book Front of the Class: How Tourette Syndrome Made Me the Teacher I Never Had, Barnes & Noble, 8871 Ladue, 2 p.m., 314-862-6280.

Sunday, Sept. 25

* Ron Powers discusses his book Mark Twain: A Life, Missouri History Museum, Forest Park, 2 p.m., 314-454-3150.

Monday, Sept. 26

* Nan Sweet reads from Mix of Securities and Martha Ficklen, from The Palm Leaf Fan, Duff's Restaurant, 392 N. Euclid, 7:30 p.m., 647-1925.

Tuesday, Sept. 27

* St. Louis Gateway Storytellers swap stories at the Salad Bowl Cafeteria, 3949 Lindell, 6 p.m., $5, 636-443-2062.

Wednesday, Sept. 28

* Washington University Assembly Series features Jon Butler, author of Religion in American Life, lecturing on "The Miracle of Religion in Modern American History," Washington University Graham Chapel, 11 a.m., 314-935-5297.

Friday, Sept. 30

* Authors Arielle Eckstut and David Sterry discuss their book Putting Your Passion into Print, SLCL Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh, 3 p.m., 314-994-3300.
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