Author Barbara Rass career got off to a good start her first book of poetry, Bite Every Sorrow, won the Walt Whitman Award. That was 12 years ago. Her latest title, One Hidden Stuff, a collection of 41 new poems that has been described as having been written with a zany and spacious cunning, seems to be following the same vein of excellence. She reads from One Hidden Stufftoday at 7 p.m. Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-523-0701 or visit www.brazosbookstore.com. Free.