Belfast poet Chuck Smith will read new poems and old favorites Tuesday, May 18 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Bay Wrap Café, 102 Main St. Smith’s poems have been published in a number of journals including The Aurorean, Café Review and Bangor Metro.

Many will remember Smith’s delightful readings each year as part of the “New Vaudeville Review.” This evening will be the last chance to hear Smith before he and his family move away, later the same week. A number of local poets also will read including Belfast Poet Laureate Linda Buckmaster, Elizabeth Garber,  Karin Spitfire, Judy Kaber, Nancy Carey, Arielle Greenberg Bywater, Ellen Sande, and Lauren Murray.

For more information, contact Garber at or Smith at 338-4543.

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