l Glasgow: Novelist Alan Holling-hurst reads from The Folding Star and discusses his work at CCA, Sauchiehall St; Wed 19, 7pm, £2/£1. 0141 332 0522.
l Edinburgh: Thomas Clancy and Gilbert Markus launch their anthology of early Celtic poetry at James Thin Books, 53-59 South Bridge; Thur 20, 7pm, free. 0131 556 6743.
l Droitwich: Helen McCabe signs her self-published novel, Two For a Lie, at the Alliance & Leicester, 15 Victoria Sq; Fri 21, 12pm, free. 01905 771324.
l London: Marina Warner lectures on the Body and the Photograph, Tate Gallery, SW1; Thur 20, 6.30pm, £5 (£3).
Edinburgh: Douglas Dunn, editor of the Oxford Book of Scottish Short Stories, reads extracts at Waterstone's, 13-14 Princes St; Fri 21, 7pm, free. 0131 556 3034.
l Swansea: novelists Jenny Diski and Timothy Mo read from their work at Ty Lln, Somerset Place; Sat 22, 7.30pm, £3/£2. 01792 652211.