David Biespiel and Wendy Willis will read from their most recent poetry collections at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the rotunda of the Valley Library at Oregon State University.
The reading is free.
Willis’ debut collection, “Blood Sisters of the Republic,” was published last year.
Biespiel’s fourth collection, “The Book of Men and Women,” received the Oregon Book Award in 2009. His book of prose, “A Thousand Faces,” is to be published this year.
Biespiel teaches creative writing and English at OSU and is president of Portland-based Attic Institute, a private literary studio, where Willis is an associate fellow.