Featured readers at the monthly Second Sunday Poetry Reading will be Debra Kaufman and Katie Bowler Young. An open mic follows, at which poets may read one poem no more than a page long. An informal get-together at The Root Cellar next door begins at 2 p.m. 919-942-7373.
Featured readers will be the winners of the Ninth Annual Flyleaf Books Poetry Contest: Elizabeth Jackson, Michael Gaspeny, Ralph Earle, and Donna Love Wallace. A reception begins at 2:30. An open mic follows the featured readers.
2019 Piedmont Laureate David Menconi will present a discussion and reading with author Karen Booth about the romance novel field, how to break into publishing, and how to thrive as a novelist. Karen’s latest book Tempted by Scandal will be published by Harlequin Romance on May 7.