GOSHEN-Goshen poet Bill Seaton will read his work at the Calling All Poets Series at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1, at the Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., in Beacon. Seaton is the author of poetry, translations (from ancient Greeks to modern avant-gardists), scholarly articles (including on Afro-American oral narrative and a medieval mystic poet), and textbooks. His work has appeared in such journals as Chelsea, Wordsmith, Mad Blood, and Heaven Bone, as well as in several anthologies. A central figure among the Cloud House poets of San Francisco during the 1970s, he has been active in poetry performance throughout his career. The other featured poets are Dennis Bressack and Alexandra Greiger. An open mic session will follow. Admission is a $4 donation. For more information call 831-0077 or e-mail Jalou713@aol.com.