Shelton resident, poet to hold a reading at Derby 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.

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

Copies of his book will be available for signing and purchase. The library is at 307 Hawthorne Ave. For information call 203-734-1492.