Actor and dramaturg Barry Kraft will read his favorite poetry tonight at Bloomsbury Books.

Actor and dramature Barry Kraft will read his favorite poetry tonight at Bloomsbury Books.

April is Poetry Month, but Ashland's independent bookstore starts the celebration at 7 p.m. with a reading by Kraft, dramaturg for this year's Oregon Shakespeare Fesitval production of "Measure for Measure."

The store is at 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 for details.