If you're a reader looking for an author/book event this week, you're in luck. From sports to history, fiction, poetry and more, this week's calendar is full of opportunities for readers and writers to meet and chat about the topics they love.

Tuesday, April 29, 6-8 p.m., at Harpoon Larry's in Newport News, join veteran Daily Press reporter David Teel as he talks sports and signs copies of "Press Pass: Thirty Years of Bylines, Headlines and Deadlines." The book is a collection of Teel's columns highlighting the sports personalities of Hampton Roads, including Michael Vick, Allen Iverson, Mike Tomlin and more. Light refreshments provided. Free and open to the public. The restaurant is at 621 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News. Teel was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 26.

The Saturday Poetry Series at Norge meets this week, with featured readings by Ann Marie Boyden, Peter Trainor, Christy Lumm, Derek Kannemeyer and Lee Alexander. All are invited to share the joy of the spoken word. The free reading begins at 11 a.m. at 7770 Croaker Road, James City County. 757-259-7770.

Lamar Giles, Chesapeake author of teen thriller “Fake ID,” will be at the Barnes and Noble at Peninsula Town Center in Hampton to chat about his book and sign copies. The event, which is free and open to the public, begins at 1 p.m. The store is at 5100 Kilgore Avenue.

Books for children and teens will highlight the inaugural Saint John’s Book Festival taking place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, 8918 Tidewater Drive, Norfolk. Readings, refreshments and activities are also planned. The event is free and open to the public. saintjohnbookfestival.wordpress.com.

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author/historian Alan Taylor to present “The West & the American Revolution: Causes and Consequences” at the College of William and Mary, Saturday at 3:30 p.m., in Blow Hall, room 201. The lecture is the first for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Council and is co-sponsored by the college and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Seating is limited. To reserve a spot, contact Martha Howard at 757-221-1115 or email Martha.Howard@wm.edu. Blow Hall is on Richmond Road, across from WaWa, Crust restaurant and Tribe Square.

Taylor’s “The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832,” won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for history. The book examines the impact of runaway slaves from Virginia who fled to the British for protection and liberation. Read more here.

On Sunday at 2 p.m., Daily Press savvy shopper Nicole Paitsel, author of “Savvy Shopper’s Guide to Couponing,” will talk money-saving strategies at a presentation at the Main Branch of the Hampton Public Library, 4201 Victoria Blvd. Refreshments will be provided, and Paitsel will have copies of her book available for purchase and signing. The event is free and open to the public. 757-247-4737.

Also on Sunday, York County author Anne Blankman will celebrate the launch of her debut novel, a young adult historical romance/thriller “Prisoner of the Night,” with a book-signing/launch party at the York County Public Library, 8500 George Washington Memorial Highway (Route 17). The event begins at 2 p.m. and is free and open to the public. 757-890-3377.