Patrick Ryan Frank, Spring Thornton Writer-in-Residence, will read from his work. He is the author of "How the Losers Love What’s Lost," which won the 2010 Intro Prize from Four Way Books; and The Opposite of People, to be published in 2015. Reception and book signing to follow. Sponsored by the Richard H. Thornton Endowment in English. Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall, 8 p.m.