Longfellow Books will host two Boston-based authors at a reading Thursday night. Daphne Kalotay, who has taught writing at Middlebury College and Boston University, will read from her debut novel, “Russian Winter.” Jane Roper, who writes a blog about parenting twins, will read from her debut novel, “Eden Lake.” The book was inspired by Roper’s years at Maine summer camps.

WHEN: 7 p.m. Thursday

WHERE: Longfellow Books, One Monument Way, Portland

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: Longfellowbooks.com; 772-4045