At Hickory Stick Bookshop in Washington Depot, Nicholas Benson will read and sign copies of his new poetry book, a translation of "The Arsonist" by Aldo Palazzeschi, on April 7 at 2 p.m.

For more information, call the 2 Green Hill Road store at 860-868-0525 or email books@hickorystickbookshop.com.