Two poets share new works Oct. 2 at Village Books

Oliver de la Paz, who teaches English at Western Washington University and is a recipient of grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Artist Trust, reads from his new book of prose poems, “Post Subject: A Fable,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, Village Books, 1200 11th St.

Joining him is Susan Rich, who teaches English at Highline Community College. She shares her recently released poetry collection, “Cloud Pharmacy,” which focuses on the unusual life and art of Hannah Maynard, a 19th-century proto-surrealist photographer. Details on the free event: 360-671-2626.