Our Staff/Board Members

Wren Awry, Education Programs Assistant
Education Coordinator

Wren Awry is an Education Programs Coordinator at the University of Arizona Poetry Center. They have a BA in...

Library Director

Wendy Burk is the author of Tree Talks: Southern Arizona (Delete Press) and the translator of Tedi López...

Administrative Associate & Building Manager

Laura Caywood, the Poetry Center's Administrative Associate, is the administrative hub of the Center's activities....

Diana Delgado, Literary Director
Literary Director

Diana Marie Delgado's first poetry collection, "Tracing the Horse," is forthcoming from BOA Editions (Fall, 2019)....

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Publicity and Publications Coordinator

Sarah Gzemski is the Publicity and Publications Coordinator, managing social media, marketing, and promotion at the...

Library Assistant

Patri Hadad, the Poetry Center’s Library Assistant, serves as a first point of contact for the public and assists...

Library Specialist

As Library Specialist, Julie Swarstad Johnson supports the daily operations of the Poetry Center Library. She serves...

Instruction and Outreach Librarian

Sarah Kortemeier oversees University educational outreach for the Poetry Center Library. She holds an MFA in Poetry...

Executive Director

Tyler Meier is the Poetry Center's Executive Director. Prior to coming to the Poetry Center, he served as managing...

Program Coordinator

As the Poetry Center's Program Coordinator, Becka Ranta oversees the Poetry Center's Reading & Lecture Series...