Featured readers at the monthly Second Thursday poetry series will be Susan Laughter Meyers, author of My Dear, Dear Stagger Grass, and Elizabeth Swann, author of Port Desire. Meyers’s book won the 2013 Cider Press Review Editors Prize and was a finalist for the National Poetry Series, the Prairie Schooner Book Prize, and the Robert Dana Anhinga Poetry Prize. Swann’s writing has earned numerous honors, including finalist in the Guy Owen Prize and the Printer’s Row contest for the Chicago Tribune. An open mic follows the reading. An informal get-together at Foster’s Market next door begins at 6 p.m. 919-942-7373. www.flyleafbooks.com
Thursday, April 10, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC