Join us April 30th at 7:00 pm for a talk by poet and visual artist Jen Bervin. Bervin's work rotates around the poles of text and textile, interrogating and elaborating that ancient connection through poems, archival research, artist books and art. She has most recently published, "Emily Dickinson: The Gorgeous Nothings, from New Directions," selected as a Best Book of the Year from Times Literary Supplement, Hyperallergic, and The New Yorker. 

The deadline for Summer 2015 course scholarships is APRIL 29 at midnight! The Mary Ann Campau/Will Inman Scholarships are $75 scholarships that provide partial, need-based scholarships to community members who wish to register for a course offered through the Poetry Center’s Classes and Workshops program.

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!

May 1st at 7pm join us at the Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, for poet and artist Jen Bervin's artist talk. This event is free and open to the public.

The Gift book club discussion will be led by Poetry Center Executive Director Tyler Meier. Our book club is free and open to the public; if you would like to participate, just show up!

Poet and University of Arizona MFA candidate Bree Sheaffer leads a Shop Talk April 28th at 6pm on the poetry of Emily Dickinson and its interpretation by poet and visual artist Jen Bervin, who reads for the Poetry Center in Tucson on April 30 and at the Phoenix Art Museum on May 1.

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Shop Talk: The Work of Emily Dickinson as Seen by Jen Bervin
04/28/2015 - 6:00pm
Poet and University of Arizona MFA candidate Bree Sheaffer leads a Shop Talk on the poetry of Emily Dickinson and its interpretation by poet and visual artist Jen Bervin, who reads for the Poetry... Read more
Mary Ann Campau/Will Inman Scholarship Deadline
04/29/2015 - 11:59pm
April 29, 2015, midnight, is the deadline to apply for a 75$ Mary Ann Campau/Will Inman scholarship towards the cost of registering in a Summer 2014 Poetry Center community class or workshop. For... Read more
Artist's Talk: Jen Bervin
04/30/2015 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Poet and visual artist Jen Bervin gives a talk about her work on “The Gorgeous Nothings: Emily Dickinson’s Envelope Poems.” This book is the first full-color facsimile edition... Read more
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