On Thursday, 19 November 2009, Stuart Dischell read at the Weatherspoon Art Museum on Spring Garden Street in Greensboro, NC. His reading was part of Will Read For Food, an annual benefit for Greensboro charities. The event was sponsored by the MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro and organized by fiction writer Michael Parker.

Stuart Dischell teaches poetry writing as well as modern and contemporary poetry. He is the author of four collections of poems: Evenings & Avenues, Good Hope Road, Dig Safe, and Backwards Days. He has received honors and awards from the National Poetry Series, the National Endowment for the Arts, the North Carolina Arts Council, and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, among others. His work appears in a number of journals and anthologies, including Good Poems, Hammer and Blaze, and Pushcart Prize.

Dischell read from unpublished and recently published poems. Read one of his poems, “Lucky Underwear Day," or listen to his entire reading, in mp3 format.