Registration is now open for our awesome lineup of summer creative workshops in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and letterpress print, all taught by published writers and practicing artists. Check out our full course schedule, our online registration form, and other information about scholarships by following the link!

This text-activated/juried exhibit includes drawings, watercolors, prints, photographs, collages, and sculptural forms by members of PaperWorks, the Sonoran Collective for Paper and Book Artists. PaperWorks is on display in the Jeremy Ingalls Gallery at the UA Poetry Center until August 12th.

In this letterpress workshop led by Amanda Beekhuizen, students will transform and shape a text of their own through printing and the book form. The workshop will be held at the School of Art’s Letterpress Lab and Book Arts facility at 1035 Mabel Street from July 18th-26th. Register today!

In this class attendees will consider the process of gathering material for essay writing as a kind of adventure—one that embraces synchronicity and opens up an expectation of what an essay can reveal. Register online today; "The Art of Research," taught by Aisha Sabatini Sloan, begins July 30th and runs through August 20th.

Join us for a screening of Even Though the Whole World is Burning, an intimate portrait of poet and environmentalist W.S. Merwin.  This screening will take place at The Loft Cinema at 5:00pm on July 29th, 2015,  hosted by the Poetry Center's Walt Whitman Circle.   


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Upcoming at the Poetry Center
07/13/2015 - 7:00pm
TRANS PLANET is a west coast tour of trans poets, featuring Joshua Jennifer Espinoza, Sara Woods, manuel arturo abreu, Jos Charles, and Die Dragonneti. The TRANS PLANET tour emerged out of Die... Read more
Memorial for Lois Shelton, Former Poetry Center Director
07/18/2015 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Join us for a memorial service in honor of Lois Shelton, former director of the University of Arizona Poetry Center, on Saturday, July 18, at 10:00 am. A reception will follow. Please dress... Read more
Reading: Matt Bell and Hieu Minh Nguyen
07/23/2015 - 7:00pm
Matt Bell joins 2015 summer resident Hieu Minh Nguyen for a reading at the Poetry Center on July 23rd, at 7pm. They will each read from their work, followed by a Q&A and a book signing.  Read more
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