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MEET AND GREET WITH MIKE CREEL AND LYNN KELLEY: Creel and Kelley will discuss and sign copies of their book "The Boykin Spaniel" the definitive guide to the state dog of South Carolina from 2-4 p.m. today, at Kirkwood Books, 944 Broad St., Camden and from 5-7 p.m. Friday, at Barnes & Noble, 3400 Forest Drive. (803) 432-5169; (803) 787-5600
THE DAILY SHOW'S JOSH LIEB: Executive producer for "The Daily Show" and Heathwood Hall graduate Josh Lieb will sign books at 3 p.m. Saturday, at Barnes & Noble, 3400 Forest Drive. (803) 787-5600
MEET & GREET THE AUTHOR AT BARNES & NOBLE: A number of authors will be on hand to sign and discuss their books this month including Tank Black, author of "Tanked" at 5 p.m. Friday; Ben McC. Moise, author of "Ramblings of a Lowcountry Game Warden," at noon Saturday; Batt Humphreys, author of "Dead Weight" at 2 p.m. Saturday; and Jan Collins, co-author with the late Jan Warner of "Next Steps" at 2 p.m. Saturday, at Barnes & Noble, 3400 Forest Drive. (803) 787-5600
S.C. FIRST NOVEL COMPETITION: The S.C. Arts Commission is accepting submissions for its biennial first novel competition. Bret Lott, author of 12 books, will serve as contest judge. The application deadline is Jan. 5. For a complete set of guidelines or more information call (803) 734-8696 or visit www.southcarolinaarts.com/firstnovel/index.shtml.