Tuesday, 7:30 P.M.: Empire State College Appletree Series reading featuring poet and translator Regina Grol. Additional reading slots available. Empire State College, Appletree Business Park, 2875 Union Road, Cheektowaga.
Thursday, 7 p.m.: Brighton Place “Art All Over the Place” Series reading sponsored by Steel Bellow Press, featuring poets Deborah Osborne, Ann Goldsmith and Michael Basinski. Basinski is curator of the Poetry Collection of the University Libraries at the University at Buffalo. His recent books of poetry include “Piglittuce” (Propolis Press, 2013), “Learning Poem About Learning About Being A Poet” (Press Board Press, 2012) and “Trailers” (BlazeVox, 2011). Goldsmith is the author of “No One Is the Same Again” (Quarterly Review of Literature, 1999), “The Spaces Between Us” (Outriders Poetry Project, 2010) and has recently completed a third collection titled “Waiting at the Turn.” Osborne has been writing poetry for more than four decades. She was a Just Buffalo Labor in Literature Award winner in 1994, and a Boomdays Poetry Award winner in 2008. Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Town of Tonawanda.