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May 12, 1999

It's billed as "Angels & Devils: The Light and Dark Sides of Love." A poetry performance by Orange County poets Lee Mallory and Marianne Gillispie will be held at 8 p.m. today at Alta Coffee House & Roasting Co., 506 31st St., Newport Beach. The presentation, featuring live guitar music, will begin with Mallory and Gillispie seated at a candle-lit table where they'll exchange greetings in the form of love letters to each other. Then they'll alternately read their poems: He's the light side of love, reading love poetry from his collection, "Full Moon, Empty Hands." She's the dark side of love, reading from her collection, "Truth of the Day: The Haunting Legacy of Child Sexual Abuse."

* Gary Kinder will sign "Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea" at 6:30 p.m. today at Borders Books and Music, 1890 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa.

* Barbara DeMarco Barrett will interview Kristin Hannah ("On Mystic Lake") on "Writers on Writing" at 6 p.m. today on KUCI (88.9 FM) in Irvine.

* Judith Sherven and James Sniechowski will discuss and sign "The New Intimacy" at 7 p.m. Thursday at Barnes & Noble in Metro Pointe, 901 South Coast Drive, Costa Mesa.

* Marilyn Gould, author of children's and adult's books, will speak at the National Writers Assn. meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Claim Jumper Restaurant, 18050 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley. Cost of the meeting and a buffet luncheon is $20 at the door for members without a reservation and $10 for first-time guests. For more information call, (562) 431-7795.

* Photographer Jim Stimson will sign "Mono Lake: Explorations and Reflections" at 6 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble, 13712 Jamboree Road, Irvine.

* Albert Taylor will discuss and sign "Soul Traveler" at 7 p.m. Saturday at Borders Books and Music, 429 Associated Road, Brea.

* Earlene Fowler will sign "Mariner's Compass" at 1 p.m. Sunday at Coffee, Tea & Mystery, 13232 Springdale St., Westminster.

* Mako Yoshikawa will sign "One Hundred and One Ways" at noon Monday in the campus bookstore in the Student Center at UC Irvine.

* Poet Lee Mallory will read at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at McClain's Coffeehouse, 817 N. Harbor Blvd., Fullerton.

Send information about book-related events at least 10 days before event to: Dennis McLellan, O.C. Books & Authors, Southern California Living, The Times, 1375 Sunflower Ave., Costa Mesa, CA 92626.

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