Five authors from the Eclipse Mill artists/residence complex will present a reading and book launch at 8 p.m. Friday, May 6, in the gallery of the mill at 243 Union St.

The event features recent work by Charles Giuliano, Astrid Hiemer, Vin Jensen writing under the nom de plume Ien Nivens, Roman Jones, and Sarah Sutro.

The evening will range from readings of poetry and novels to an interval of music. It will be followed by a free reception and book signing.