Author Nina Shengold will present a public reading with University of Maine Intermedia MFA students from 5–7 p.m., March 15 at Coespace, 48 Columbia St., during the Downtown Bangor Artwalk. The event, “Eat Your Words: A Literary Potluck,” is part of the Spring 2013 Visiting Artist series, co-sponsored by the UMaine Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series. Shengold writes in many genres. Her novel “Clearcut,” was a Book Sense Notable selection. She has won a Writers Guild Award for her teleplay “Labor of Love,” starring Marcia Gay Harden, and the ABC Playwright Award for “Homesteaders.” Writing as Maya Gold, she has published eight books for young readers, including the “Cinderella Cleaners” series. For more information on the Bangor event or to request disability accommodations, contact Bethany Engstrom at firstname.lastname@example.org.