Poet Zachary Schomburg presents a small collection of his drawings, featuring portraits of poets important to him and his work.
Meet the artist! Join us for a reception for the work on August 13th from 3-5 p.m.  Afterwards, guests are invited to jump on the streetcar with us to our Summer Social at Hotel Congress.


Chicago-area writer, historian, activist and publisher Marie J. Kuda compiled a lifelong personal collection whose holdings are on display for the first time in this exhibit of lesbian and feminist works. Exhibit runs until July 30th.


Brian Blanchfield, Karen Brennan and Stephen Willey will read from new work on August 21st at 7:00 PM at the Poetry Center. 



What do the rising and falling rhythms of the stock market have to do with poetry? Come to our next Summer Soical and find out!  Poet Susan Briante offers insights into the relationship between literary and financial worlds. Nudge noses with local writers and thinkers for a refreshing cooling off of the minds,
August 13th, at 5:30 p.m. in the Copper Room at Hotel Congress.

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Upcoming at the Poetry Center
First Meeting of "Short Poems"
08/11/2014 - 10:00am - 08/12/2014 - 12:00pm
SOLD OUT. This workshop will focus on the success of narrative and lyric within a poem while keeping in mind ideas of restraint and concision in language, of letting go of the need to explain and... Read more
Meet the Artist! Zachary Schomburg
08/13/2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Please join us for a reception for the opening of the art exhibit "Drawings by Zachary Schomburg." This exhibit is of a small collection of drawings by poet Zachary Schomburg featuring... Read more
Whitman Circle Summer Socials: Susan Briante
08/13/2014 - 5:30pm
Join the UA Poetry Center and celebrate Tucson’s summer months through a short series featuring local artists and writers. These free, informal gatherings are designed for any and all who wish... Read more
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