With Christmas right around the corner, it’s a quiet week for lit events — nevertheless, here’s two to put on the docket. 

If you’ve yet to attend a Feast of Words, don’t miss their holiday celebration this Tuesday at SOMArts. This special literary potluck will be held in celebration of 2001: a year of excellent food and writing. Bring a potluck dish to serve alongside the themed dishes prepared by youth chefs from Old Skool Cafe and the Potluck Brigade. Following dinner, everyone is invited to share their writing for fun prizes.

On Wednesday, the JCCSF presents Diana Henriques, author of The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust. Learn all about the man behind the biggest Ponzi scheme in history.