Poet and essayist Gary Soto will be a featured guest at this year's Wonder of Words Festival, scheduled Nov. 2-16. Soto will speak at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at The Temple for Performing Arts. Soto is the author of 13 poetry collections and more than 30 books, and his most recent book, "What Poets Are Like," is a humorous look at his 35-year writing career. For more information on this year's festival, click here.