City Lights Bookstore will wrap up Poetry Month with a special reading featuring three poets of wide repute. Host Jeffrey Franklin, Catherine Carter and Keith Flynn will read from their recent work at 1 p.m. Sunday.
Franklin’s recent collection is titled “Where We Lay Down.” He is a poet, scholar, editor and teacher. His poems have appeared in many literary journals, including Arts & Letters, Crab Orchard Review, Hudson Review, Measure and New England Review.
Carter’s most recent collection is “Larvae of the Nearest Stars.” Two earlier works, also from Louisiana State University Press, are “Growing Gills” and “Swamp Monster at Home.”
Her work has appeared in Best American Poetry, Orion, Ploughshares, Poetry and elsewhere. She lives with her husband in Cullowhee and teaches at Western Carolina University.
Flynn’s collection, “The Skin of Meaning,” came out in 2020. He is the award-winning author of seven books, most recently “Colony Collapse Disorder.”
For more information call City Lights Bookstore at 586-9499.