Donna Marie Merritt will read and sign copies of her poetry book April 17 at 2 p.m. at the Hickory Stick Bookshop in Washington.

Musician Gordon Titcomb will make a special appearance during the signing.

Designers and decorators Annie Kelly, Tim Street Porter, Florence de Dampierre and Matthew Patrick Smyth will sign copies of their books April 23 at 2 p.m.

For more information, call the Green Hill Road store at 860-868-0525.