Two authors with Chattanooga ties will be available to fans this weekend.
• Chattanooga native and current Hunstville, Ala., resident Michele Pendleton will sign copies of her latest book, "Rose on Her Own," from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 19, at Graffitti, A Hill City Art Joint, 629 Spears Ave. Pendelton has written numerous novels, poems and short stories, and this is her first published novel. The evening will include beverages, music and art. For details, call 423-400-9797.
• High school student Drew Lorenzo, who signed a three-book deal with New Orleans-based W2G Publishing last year, will sign copies of her first book, "Imaginary," from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at Barnes & Noble, 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd.
Lorenzo, who uses the pen name Poppy Jackson, says her second book, "Rapture," is in the editing stages for an expected late summer release.
More on "Imaginary" can be found at www.goodreads.com/book/show/17373802-imaginary.