NACOGDOCHES, Texas - A CD companion piece to Kim Addonizio's poetry collection "My Black Angel, Blues Poems and Portraits" will be released at an event from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, at Maklemore's Ale House & Bistro.

"My Black Angel, Blues Poems and Portraits" features woodcuts by artist Charlie D. Jones and is a publication of a fine press book by the LaNana Creek Press and a trade edition by the SFA University Press.

"My Black Angel" audio CD was produced and engineered by Erich Avinger in his studio in Houston. The CD includes poetry read by Addonizio, songs and Delta Blues instrumentals, often accompanying the spoken word.

Accompanying the author on harmonica are Charlie Jones, fiddle and banjo; Erich Avinger, Larry Greer and Herb Midgeley, guitars; and other top local blues musicians on bass and drums.

Maklemore's is located at 2304 North St. For more information, contact Jones, director and master printer for LaNana Creek Press, at (936) 468-4240.