Former Rockport resident Jaimee Wriston Colbert, an award-winning author and poet, will read from and sign her latest short story collection, “Wild Things,” Tuesday, June 27, at 5 p.m. at the Owl & Turtle Bookshop Café, 33 Bay View St.

The event is free and open to the public; seating is limited. To reserve a book, call 230-7335. For more information, visit

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or