Maya Angelou on her new book of meditations and memoirs: Mon 23, 6pm, National Theatre, London, pounds 3.50 ( pounds 2.50); Wed 25, 8pm, Free Trade Hall, Manchester, pounds 12- pounds 8 ( pounds 10- pounds 6).
Poets Billy Childish and Brendan Cleary; Tues 24, 7.30pm, Voice Box, South Bank Centre, London. pounds 3 ( pounds 1.80)
Edmund White talks about his new writings, The Burning Library: Thur 26, 7.30pm, Waterstone's, Charing Cross Rd, London ( pounds 2) and Fri 27, 7pm, Watershed Media Centre, Cannon's Road, Bristol. pounds 3 ( pounds 2). 0272-253845.
Penelope Lively will be discussing her childhood memoir Oleander, Jacaranda at Blackheath Halls, 23 Lee Road, London SE3; Wed 25, 9pm. pounds 6 (concs pounds 4). 081-463 0100.
New Generation Poets, still on the road: Tues 24, Robert Crawford, W N Herbert, Kathleen Jamie and Don Paterson in Waterstone's, Dundee, 7pm; Wed 25, Susan Wicks in Hammick's, Tunbridge Wells, 6.30pm. For details of more events: 071-240 4810.Reuse content