Montclair resident Charles Joseph’s “Chameleon,” a collection of poems and stories, came out on June 21. To celebrate the release, Joseph is holding a poetry reading and open mic titled “Verses on Church Street” on Sunday, June 25, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Java Love, 49 Church St.

The open mic will offer other local writers and poets an “opportunity to show their unique voices,” according to a release. Featured writers in addition to Joseph will be Rebecca Weber, B. Diehl, Damian Rucci, Cord Moreski, Attorious Renee Augustin, Jon Poppe, Kendall A. Bell, and Moly Tov.