Bend poet John Schwechten will read at The Nature of Words (224 N.W. Oregon Ave., Bend) at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Schwechten, a psychotherapist in private practice, is co-founder of Peace Bridges Inc., a nonprofit with projects in Central Oregon and eastern Kenya. His poetry reflects his work in Africa, peace advocacy and his work treating people with sexual deviance disorders.
The event is free and open to the public.
Contact: www.thenature ofwords.org or 541-647-2233.