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Albuquerque science fiction writer Steven Gould will be at Page One Bookstore at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 to talk about his latest novel, “Impulse,” set in his popular “Jumper” universe.

Gould is the author of such books as “Jumper,” “Wildside,” “Helm” and “Blind Waves.” He is the recipient of the Hal Clement Young Adult Award for science fiction and has been nominated for the Hugo and Nebula awards.

Page One is at 11018 Montgomery NE on the southwest corner of Montgomery and Juan Tabo NE. The event is free. For more information, call 505-294-2026.

PATH TO HEALTH AND JOY: Psychologist, author, speaker and life coach Gail Carr Feldman will present a talk about her book “From Crisis to Creativity: How to Create a Life of Health and Joy at Any Age,” (Third Edition) at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 at Bookworks, 4022 Rio Grande NW.

Feldman’s book features portraits of historical figures such as Vincent van Gogh, Mohandas Gandhi and Michelangelo Buonarroti as well as case studies of psychotherapy, past-life regression therapy, trauma, men’s depression, attachment and resilience therapy.

A former assistant professor at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, she has authored six books and has appeared on radio and TV programs across the United States, including “Larry King Live.”

AT GARCIA STREET BOOKS: Lyn Bleiler and Charles Strong will be at the bookstore at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 to discuss their book “Santa Fe Art and Architecture.”

And at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27 Catherine Colby will talk about her book, “Kate Chapman: Adobe Builder in 1930s Santa Fe.”

Garcia Street Books is at 376 Garcia St., Santa Fe. For more information call 505-986-0151.

PLACITAS WORKSHOP: Norma Libman’s popular memoir writing workshop will be offered again at the Placitas Community Library from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26.

Libman, a journalist and educator, has developed a method for retrieving long-forgotten memories and has worked with hundreds of people who want to preserve the stories of their lives.

The workshop is free but a $5 materials fee is required for “The Memoir Writing Workbook” and other materials participants will receive.

Space is limited, so reservations by Saturday, Jan. 19 are recommended.

The Placitas Community Library at 453 Highway 165 in Placitas. Information about the library and its events is available at www.placitaslibrary.com or by calling 505-867-3355.

AT COLLECTED WORKS: Rae Marie Taylor, author of “The Land: Our Gift and Wild Hope,” will be at the bookstore at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24 for a reading and book signing. That will be followed by a panel discussion titled “Collective Imagination Matters: Three Authors Share on Restoring Hope with the Land Itself” with authors Jack Loeffler and Kyce Bello.

Loeffler is an aural historian, radio producer and writer who has won the Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts and the Edgar Lee Hewett Award for Writing from the New Mexico Historical Society. Bello is a poet and writer who created “The Return of the Rivers: Writers, Scholars and Citizens Speak on Behalf of the Santa Fe River.”

The event is free. Collected Works is at 202 Galisteo St., Santa Fe.

NEW MAGAZINE: A celebration of the second issue of bosque (the magazine) will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24 at Bookworks, 4022 Rio Grande NW.

Please send information on book signings and other books and author events to Rene Kimball at rkimball@abqjournal.com. Information should be submitted two weeks before the Sunday it needs to appear.

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