An evening for writers and readers of all genres will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25, at Union Avenue Books, 517 Union Ave. in downtown Knoxville. Whether you’re a member of a book club, would like to join a book club or just want to talk about the great books you’ve read lately with like-minded folk, this is the evening for you. Come mingle with some of Knoxville’s favorite local authors who will be signing their books, while enjoying appetizers and wine. Tickets are $25 per person, with proceeds benefiting Friends of Literacy. Tickets can be purchased by calling 865-594-1507 until noon on Thursday, August 25. Or you can buy your tickets at the door. Sponsored by B97.5, Holly's Eventful Dining, Ashe's Wine & Spirits, Skirt! Magazine, and Union Avenue Books. Authors scheduled to appear include Pamela Schoenewaldt, Fred Brown, Jeanne McDonald, Stephen Dupree, Margaret Lazarus Dean, Christopher Hebert, Shannon Burke, David Hunter, Glenn Meade, and Michael Knight.