Poet and essayist Joe Wilkins will give a talk about his work starting at 7 p.m. June 21 at the Newport Visual Arts Center, 777 N.W. Beach Drive in Newport, Ore. Admission is $6 at the door.
The following day, Wilkins will give a free workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Newport Library, 35 N.W. Nye St.