we will be reopening to the public on august 17, 2021. stay tuned for our opening hours and upcoming events.
An internationally renowned poetry library, the Poetry Center sponsors numerous University and community programs, including readings and lectures, classes and workshops, discussion groups, symposia, writing residencies, poets-in-the-schools, poets-in-the-prisons, contests, exhibitions, and online resources, including standards-based poetry curricula. An area of special emphasis within the College of Humanities, the Poetry Center is accessible to the public.
The University of Arizona Poetry Center
1508 E. Helen Street
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0150
HOURS OF OPERATION * On Thursday evenings when we host a Reading & Lecture Series event, the library will remain open until the reading at 7:00 PM. For our calendar of events, see poetry.arizona.edu/calendar.
Upcoming Closures: we will be closed until august 17,2021.
Free parking is available in Zone 1 lots around the Poetry Center after 5:00 p.m. on weekends. Paid parking is also available in the Highland Avenue Garage, across the street from the Poetry Center.
CODE OF CONDUCT
A condensed version of the Poetry Center's Code of Conduct is posted in the Center's library. For a view of our complete Code of Conduct and Poetry Center policies, click here: Poetry Center Code of Conduct.
You can take a virtual tour of the Poetry Center online using our panoramic viewer.