MARQUETTE, Mich.— Writer Matthew Gavin Frank, who recently joined Northern Michigan University’s English faculty, will give a reading on Tuesday, Sept. 20. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in Pioneer Room B of the University Center. It is free and open to the public. Frank is the author of the creative nonfiction books Barolo, about his illegal work in the Italian wine industry, and Pot Farm, a behind-the-scenes memoir about his stint on a northern California medical marijuana farm. He also has written poetry books and chapbooks. Frank’s work has appeared in The Best Travel Writing and The Best Food Writing anthologies, The New Republic, Gastronomica, The Huffington Post, The North American Review, The Literary Review and other publications. For more information, visit www.matthewgfrank.com. The reading is sponsored by the MFA program in creative writing, Passages North literary magazine and Sigma Tau Delta, the English honor society.