Shelton poet to hold reading at area library

Poet Michael Sweeney will be at the meet the author event at the Derby Neck Library on Saturday, March 7, at 2 p.m.

The Shelton resident is the author of the recently-released "Octagon Commonweal" and will be reading from his book. Copies will be available for signing and purchase.

Sweeney has a master’s degree from Brooklyn College and has been twice nominated for the Pushcart Prize.

The library in Derby is at 307 Hawthorne Ave., near Route 34. For information call 203-734-1492.