Richard Kramer, the acclaimed writer behind the TV shows "My So-Called Life" and "thirtysomething" will speak at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29 about his debut novel. Kramer, who has been praised as a pioneer in creating gay TV characters, will be joined in talking about the book, called "These Things Happen," by Jesse Green of New York Magazine. Books will be available for purchase and signing. A $5 donation to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center is recommended.