Readings Archive

Since 1962 The University of Arizona Poetry Center has played host to a variety of readings. The Poetry Center has sponsored poets laureate and community members alike (with many of them returning to read multiple times). This is a comprehensive list of those readings.

MLA indicates Modern Languages Auditorium.

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Name Description Location Reading Datesort descending
Barney Childs Reading 10/26/1961
John Ciardi Reading Liberal Arts Auditorium 04/28/1963
Robert Creeley Reading Math Physics Auditorium 12/04/1963
Michael Cuddihy Reading Student Union 10/14/1970
Neil Claremon Reading 01/06/1971
John Ciardi Reading Liberal Arts Auditorium 03/22/1971
Michael Cuddihy Cultural Heritage Reading Tucson High 10/01/1975
Lucille Clifton Reading MLA 10/22/1975
Robert Coover Reading MLA 11/12/1975
Criss Cannady Reading 09/24/1978
Raymond Carver Reading MLA 03/15/1979
Contest Awards Reading Student Union 04/18/1979
Contemporary British Writers UA Museum of Art 09/30/1979
Douglas Canfield Voices in British and American Poetry 02/10/1982
L. D. Clark Reading MLA 11/03/1982
Lucille Clifton Reading MLA 10/12/1983
Henry Carlile Reading MLA 04/11/1984
Lucille Clifton Reading MLA 09/23/1987
Sandra Cisneros Reading Student Union 01/20/1988
Denise Chávez Reading Student Union 03/29/1988
Nina Cassian Reading MLA 09/05/1990
Lorna Dee Cervantes Reading MLA 03/27/1991
Contest Awards Reading Kiva Auditorium 04/03/1991
Sandra Cisneros Spanish/Portuguese Reading 04/16/1991
Judith Ortiz Cofer Reading MLA 09/25/1991
Alan Cheuse Reading MLA 10/30/1991
Contest Awards Reading Kiva Auditorium 03/11/1992
Hayden Carruth Reading Center for Creative Photography 10/05/1992
Contest Awards Reading MLA 03/10/1993
Maxine Chernoff Reading MLA 11/03/1993
Contest Awards Reading MLA 03/23/1994
Rosemary Catacalos Reading Pima Community College 04/06/1994
Barbara Cully Reading MLA 11/30/1994
Contest Awards Reading MLA 03/29/1995
Michael Collier Reading MLA 10/04/1995
Cyrus Cassells Reading MLA 03/06/1996
Contest Awards Reading MLA 04/03/1996
Marilyn Chin Reading MLA 10/23/1996
Contest Awards Reading MLA 04/09/1997
Laverne Harrell Clark 11/20/1997
Thomas Centolella Reading MLA 02/18/1998
Contest Awards Reading MLA 04/15/1998
Lucille Clifton Reading MLA 12/02/1998
Contest Awards Reading MLA 03/24/1999
Robert Creeley read by Jane Miller Reading MLA 10/06/1999
Joshua Clover Reading MLA 04/26/2000
Contest Awards 05/05/2000
Barbara Cully Reading MLA 09/27/2000
Anne Carson Reading MLA 02/21/2001
Anne Carson Colloquium Swede Johnson 02/22/2001
Billy Collins Reading MLA 03/07/2001
Billy Collins Colloquium Swede Johnson 03/08/2001
Contest Awards Reading MLA 04/11/2001
Jaime Clarke AME Auditorium 04/19/2001
Denise Chávez Reading MLA 09/12/2001
Contest Awards Reading MLA 04/10/2002
Robert Creeley Reading MLA 12/04/2002
Contest Awards Reading MLA 04/09/2003
Corrido Contest Awards Reading Reading MLA 04/14/2004
Ann Cummins Prose Series MLA 04/21/2004
Creativity and Illness Panel Panel CCP 02/07/2006
Rafael Campo Reading MLA 04/12/2006
Contest Awards Reading Center for Creative Photography 04/29/2006
Oscar Casares Prose Series MLA 10/30/2006
Briceida Cuevas Cob Native Voices Symposium MLA 06/14/2007
Lucille Clifton Reading St. Phillp's Church 11/01/2007
Peter Cole Reading Poetry Center 03/27/2008
Contest Awards Reading Poetry Center 04/19/2008
Corrido Contest Awards Reading Reading Joel Valdez Library 04/26/2008
Wystan Curnow Conceptual Poetry Symposium Poetry Center 05/28/2008
Graca Capinha Conceptual Poetry Symposium Poetry Center 05/28/2008
Barbara Cole Conceptual Poetry Symposium Poetry Center 05/28/2008
Billy Collins Tucson Festival of Books Student Union 03/14/2009
Contest Awards Reading Poetry Center 04/25/2009
Corrido Contest Awards Reading Reading El Centro 04/25/2009
Colloquium on Translation with Lila Zemborain and Rosa Alcalá Colloquium Poetry Center 11/20/2009
Geraldine Connolly Tucson Festival of Books Kiva Room, Student Union 03/14/2010
Corrido Contest Awards Reading Reading Poetry Center 04/17/2010
Billy Collins An Afternoon with Billy Collins and Friends Centennial Hall 11/07/2010
Jennifer Lee Carrell An Afternoon with Billy Collins and Friends Centennial Hall 11/07/2010
Contemporary Fairy Tale Reading Reading Poetry Center 12/01/2010
Ann M. Cummins Reading Poetry Center 01/20/2011
Barbara Cully Reading Poetry Center 09/01/2011
Mariah Shield Chief 11/07/2011
Christopher Cokinos Reading Poetry Center 12/05/2011
Brent Cunningham Poetry Off the Page Symposium The Rogue Theatre 05/19/2012
Julie Carr Poetry Off the Page Symposium The Rogue Theatre 05/19/2012
Brent Cunningham Poetry Off the Page Symposium Poetry Center 05/19/2012
Julie Carr Poetry Off the Page Symposium Poetry Center 05/20/2012
Shannon Cain Reading Poetry Center 11/08/2012
Marilyn Crispell Reading Pima Community College 03/28/2013
Eudardo C. Corral Fall Reading Series UA Poetry Center 09/05/2013
Eduardo C. Corral Reading Tucson High School 09/06/2013
Clark Coolidge Reading Temple Lounge, Temple of Music and Art 11/19/2013
Clark Coolidge Colloquium Tubac Room, Student Union 11/19/2013
Lucy Corin Reading Poetry Center 03/06/2014
CAConrad Reading Poetry Center 03/13/2014
Allen Crawford Lecture Phoenix Art Museum 10/08/2014
Allen Crawford Lecture Poetry Center 10/09/2014
Jos Charles Reading Poetry Center 07/27/2017
Sandra Cisneros Reading Phoenix Art Museum 12/01/2017
Francisco Cantú Reading Poetry Center 04/19/2018
Sylvia Chan Reading Poetry Center 04/19/2018
Tiana Clark Reader Poetry Center 02/13/2020