Poet Melanie Faith will open the annual Writers Series at Wilson College on Thursday, Oct. 24, with a reading from her new poetry chapbook, “Catching the Send-off Train." The reading will begin at 7 p.m. in Laird Hall’s Patterson Lounge and is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Faith '99, a graduate of Queens University in Charlotte, N.C., is a published author, English tutor and online creative writing instructor. She lives in Mercersburg, Pa.