2018-04-19 / About Town

Library to host poetry reading this evening

Two poets from the University of Rhode Island will read from their collections at 6 p.m. April 19 at the library, 26 North Road.

The two-hour event will feature Peter Covino and Charles Kell. Covino, an English professor, is the author of two poetry collections, including “Cut Off the Ears of Winter,” which was given the Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry. He also is a fellowship winner at the American International University in London and was a 2016 finalist to become the poet laureate of Rhode Island. Kell, a doctoral student, is the editor of “The Ocean State Review.”

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