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March 23
8 p.m. at the Poetry Center
A Reading with Junot Diaz, presented by the UA Prose Series

March 25
4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Mrs. Tiggy Winkles Toys
Poetry Sprouts
A weekly, interactive poetry workshop for children ages 4-6. Taught by Poetry Center Program Assistant Jen Casale.

March 27
8 p.m. at the Poetry Center
A Reading with Taha Muhammad Ali and Peter Cole
(Co-sponsored by Center for Middle Eastern Studies and The Inner Connection)

March 29
10 a.m. – 1p.m. and 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the Poetry Center
Frost and His Legacy:  A Class with John Wright

10 a.m. at the Poetry Center
Poetry Joeys (for 4-8 year-olds) with Liz Bernays, author of Saving Pocket, the story of a desert cottontail

March 31 – May 5
6:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. at the Poetry Center
Book Binding for Writers: A Class with Drew Burk

 

Parking for Poetry Center events is free on weekends and after 5 p.m. in Zone 1 lots around the Poetry Center. Paid parking is always available in the Highland Avenue Garage. Call 626-PARK for more information.

Poetry Center programs are funded in part but the National Endowment for the Arts, University of Arizona Foundation and The Friends of the Poetry Center. Poetry Joeys are supported in part by Colleen and Jim Burns.

For more information, call (520)626-3765 or email poetry@u.arizona.edu

 


ACTIVIES & EVENTS Through March 2008

February 29
8 p.m. in the Modern Languages Auditorium
Tribute to the poet Jon Anderson
Join poets Deborah Bernhardt, Bruce Cohen, Michael Collier, Hank Combellick, Stuart Dischell, Nancy Eimers, Loren Goodman, Debra Gregerman, Annie Guido, Jet Guido, Tony Hoagland, Kevin Lanoue, Bill Olsen, Richard Shelton, Steve Orlen, Boyer Rickel, David Rivard, Richard Siken, and Gibb Windhal to commemorate Jon’s valued teaching and writing. (Co-sponsored by the UA English Department)

March 1
11 a.m. at the Poetry Center
Disarming Poetry: The Work and Influence of Jon Anderson
A roundtable with poets and friends to discuss Jon Anderson's contributions to contemporary poetry and his continuing influence on contemporary writers. Led by Stuart Dischell.

March 6
8 p.m. at the Poetry Center
A Reading with Maria Elena Wakamatsu, 2007 Mary Ann Campau Fellowship Recipient

March 8
1 p.m. at the Poetry Center
A Discussion with poet Jennifer Michael Hecht

March 15
9 a.m. at the Poetry Center
A Discussion of the works of Taha Muhammad Ali and Peter Cole, led by Frances Sjoberg

March 15
3 p.m. at the Poetry Center
A Book Release Party for Jeremy Ingalls’ Selected Poems (Kore Press, 2007)