Haikufest will feature presentations on the style of haiku and haiga, the combination of haiku and Japanese art, 1-5:30 p.m. at the Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave., Evanston; free. Registration recommended. 847-881-2664.
The Two With Water Rx reading series will feature Keith Ecker, Susan Fox, Mike Smolarek and Christine Sneed at 7 p.m. at Beauty Bar, 1444 W. Chicago Ave.; free. Only those over 21 will be admitted.
Manuel Munoz will sign copies of his novel "What You See in the Dark" and discuss how the book was influenced by Alfred Hitchcock, whose film "Psycho" will be screened. 6:30 p.m. at the Wilmette Theatre, 1122 Central Ave., Wilmette; $15.
Chicago Fire defender Dasan Robinson will read children's stories and sign autographs at 4 p.m. at the West Town branch library, 1625 W. Chicago Ave.; free.
Rachel DeWoskin will sign and talk about her new novel, "Big Girl Small," at 7:30 p.m. at Women and Children First, 5233 N. Clark St.; free.
Katie Arnold-Ratliff will discuss her new book, "Bright Before Us," at 7 p.m. at the Book Cellar, 4736-38 N. Lincoln Ave.; free.
Chicagoland literary events: May 7 - 13
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