Join author as she reads from Sister Days: 365 Inspired Moments in African-American Women's History at Upper West Side Barnes & Noble, 2289 B'way (82nd St.), 362-8835; 7:30, free.
the ANCHORED ANGEL: SELECTED WRITINGS FROM JOSÉ GARCIA VILLA
Readings by Jessica Hagedorn, Bob Holman, Molly McQuade, Eileen Tabios & others; Poetry Project, St. Mark's Church, 131 E. 10th St. (2nd Ave.), 674-0910 or www.poetryproject.com; 8, $7, $4 st.
Author reads from Iceblink, book about 18th-century Arctic exploration; South St. Seaport, Melville Gallery, 213 Water St. (betw. Water & Bleekman Sts.), 748-8600; 6-8, free.
W. TIMOTHY GALLWEY
Author of The Inner Game of Tennis & The Inner Game of Golf brings his strategies to Midtown Barnes & Noble, 600 5th Ave. (48th St.), 957-2890; 12:30, free.
Viviana Grell & Irene Mallinger host open mic with feat. readers Robert Dunn & Dominick Lee; New World Coffee, 107-24 Continental Ave. (Queens Blvd.), 718-271-2696; 6:30-9:30, $3 min.
Open reading with feat. reader; Broadway Mall, B'way (96th St.), 874-0772; 7.
READINGS AT LOCUS MEDIA
Mad Alex pres. David Trinidad (6:30) & Emily XYZ (7:30); 594 B'way, Su. 1010 (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 219-3088; $5.
Columbia Univ. professor & author appears at Bluestockings, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 777-6028; 7, free.
Monthly series for women poets & women's words. Today's theme is "Experiencing America: Writing Outside the Pale" with feat. readers, open mic & live music; 14th St. Y, 344 E. 14th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 780-0800 ext.246; 7, $7.
JACKIE, ETHEL, JOAN
Author J. Randy Taraborrelli discusses new biography on women who married into royalty; Upper West Side Barnes & Noble, 2289 B'way (82nd St.), 362-8835; 7:30, free.
NOT FOR THE ACADEMY
Marilyn Hacker, Pam Parker & Naomi Replansky read from the collection at all women's bookstore; Bluestockings, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 777-6028; 7, free.
OUR UNORGANIZED READING (O.U.R.)
Spoken word every Sunday, hosted by Bob Hart, J.D. Rage, Carl Herr, Peter Kerns & Bruce Weber?no time limit, no list, no features, no b.s.; ABC No Rio, 156 Rivington St. (betw. Suffolk & Clinton Sts.), 674-3585; 3, $2.
Poetry readings & open mic with Bruce Weber's No Chance Ensemble; Common Basis Theater, 750 8th Ave., 5th Fl. (betw. 46th & 47th Sts.), 340-1112; 12, $5.
URBANA SUNDAY POETRY SLAM
John S. Hall hosts open mic & semifinal slam with readers, Staceyann Chin, Taylor Mali, Frank Rempe & others; CB's Gallery, 313 Bowery (Bleecker St.), 443-9921; 7, $5.
Actor reads from S.Y. Agnon's love story, Betrothed at Temple Bar, 332 Lafayette St. (betw. Bleecker & Houston Sts.), 925-4242; 7:30, free.
Reading of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night to benefit The Boomerang Theatre Company's upcoming season; Theater 22, 54 W. 22nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 501-4069; 8, $10 contrib.
a little bit louder
Weekly reading series followed by open mic. Tonight, Guy LeCharles Gonzalez hosts with feat. reader Dave Blank; 13 Bar, 13 E. 13th St. (betw. B'way & University Pl.), 917-893-8341; 7, $5, $3 st.
SATURN READING SERIES
John Chism, Bill Duke & Su Polo host open mic with feat. reader Mathias Healy; Revival, 129 E. 15th St. (betw. 3rd Ave. & Irving Pl.), 598-4820; 7:30, $3.
BARNES & NOBLE OPEN MIC
Nolan McFadden hosts, sign-up at 7:15; 240 E. 86th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 794-1962; 8, free.
HARRY ELLISON'S POETS CIRCLE
Weekly lecture on the art & craft of poetry followed by readings & discussions of participants' works. This week, "Mystical Yearning in Transcendental Poetry;" Corrado Bakery Cafe, 120 E. 15th St. (Irving Pl.), 718-651-1664; 6:30, $7.
Dialogue between authors Williamson & Thurman, Tibet House New York benefit; Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 382-1875; 8, $15-$20.
STAR MILK BEYOND 2000
Eddie Birchmore & Robert Paczkowski host open mic with feat. reader Fatima Shahnaz; Korova Milk Bar, 200 Ave. A. (betw. 12th & 13th Sts.), 718-389-2666; 7:30, $2 & 1 drink min.
WE GOT THE BEAT
Weekly open mike for poets & musicians with feat. readers Joan K. White & Launa Myrie; Village Community School, 272 W. 10th St., (betw. Greenwich & Washington Sts.), 946-4356; 7, $3.