BANGOR — Dave Morrison of Camden will read from his poetry, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, Bangor Public Library.
CAMDEN — Hank Tyler on “Reviewing environmental issues and accomplishments , 1960 to 2010 and into the future,” 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21, Camden Public Library. 236-3440.
DOVER-FOXCROFT — Open mic poetry, 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, April 25, Thompson Free Library. Free. 564-3350 or 564-8240
ORONO — Steve Grady Awards in Creative Writing, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, Soderberg Auditorium, Jenness Hall, University of Maine. Featuring poets Joanna Hynd, Jason Canniff, Sadie Fenton and James Brophy (chosen by Rick Snyder) and fiction writers Samuel Lavoie, John Shannon, Bradley Beauregard and Joseph Mayers (chosen by Lance Olsen). Poet Jennifer Moxley and novelist David
Kress will co-emcee the event. Free.
PORTLAND — The Kate Cheney Chappell ’83 Center for Book Arts at the University of Southern Maine traveling exhibition “Hand, Voice & Vision: Thirty Years of Artists’ Books from Women’s Studio Workshop” through Saturday, April 30, in the Unum Great Reading Room, seventh floor, Glickman Family Library. 228-8014. Free.
PORTLAND — “Words & Images 2011: Resurgam” book release party, 6-9 p.m. Friday, April 29, Talbot Lecture Hall in Luther Bonney Hall, University of Southern Maine, 92 Bedford St. Free.
ROCKLAND — Poetry reading from “Poems of the Masters: China’s Classic Anthology of T’ang and Sung Verse” translated by Red Pine (Bill Porter), 3 p.m. Saturday, April 23, Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St. 594-0310. Free.
WASHINGTON — Journal-making workshop, 10 a.m.-noon, May 21, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. Participants will choose either a hardcover journal or a Japanese stab bound journal. Limited to 20 people. Free workshop with $5 materials fee for adults. 845-2663 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.