BLUFFTON — Poet George Kalamaras will give a public reading at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Reading Room of Bluffton University’s Musselman Library. A book signing will follow.

Kalamaras is the author of “That Moment of Wept,” as well as 16 other books of poetry and a book of scholarship. His awards include the New Michigan Press Prize/DIAGRAM Chapbook Award and the Elixir Press Poetry Prize. Additionally, he received an Indo-U.S. Advanced Research Fellowship in 1994, and has twice received an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Indiana Art Commission.

Kalamaras lives in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where he has served as a professor of English at Purdue University Fort Wayne since 1990.