The Lawrence Public Library will host an evening with Wyatt Townley, the Poet Laureate of Kansas, at the Cider Gallery at 7 p.m. Nov. 14.
Townley's visit will include a reading and a discussion on "Coming Home to Poetry." The evening also will feature a string quartet performance from Free State High School and a book signing.
The event is free and will include wine and cheese.
Townley's work has been featured on National Public Radio and in such publications as The Paris Review and Newsweek. She has published three collections of poetry.
The title of Poet Laureate of Kansas was given to her by The Kansas Humanities Council, a nonprofit that promotes the humanities as a public resource.