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UA Poetry Center

Poetry Off The Page

The U of A Poetry Center's spring symposium brings together cutting edge literary talent for a celebration of the creative freedom of poetry.

May 11, 2012

Author Jean M. Auel

The creator of the prehistoric world of The Clan of the Cave Bear series talks about the inspiration for her work.

Apr 23, 2012

The Great Gatsby

Go backstage at a rehearsal for Arizona Theatre Company's newest production, a stage adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby".

Mar 8, 2012

Morgan Schuldt Remembered

Although he was reluctant to call himself a poet, he was considered a great one by his friends and colleagues.

Feb 9, 2012

'Long Road Home'

Author Jeffrey J. Mariotte reads a seasonal tale about some of the emotions the holidays stir in those who are missing a loved one.

Dec 22, 2011

Celebrity Poets

An exhibit at the U of A's Poetry Center celebrates verse written by celebrities like Leonard Nimoy, Jimmy Carter, Viggo Mortensen and Dolly Parton.

Dec 15, 2011

The Changing Face of the Public Library

The Pima County Public Library is relying more on digital media every day, but what does that mean for the future of paper books? Even librarians differ on the answer to that question.

Nov 23, 2011

Patricia Briggs

The best-selling fantasy author will be the guest of honor at TusCon 38, November 11th - 13th in Tucson.

Nov 10, 2011

Acclaimed writer Leslie Marmon Silko shares secrets from "The Turquoise Ledge"

Her first book in ten years explores her own life and that of the Sonoran Desert in a non-linear fashion.

Sep 15, 2011

The Return of "Three-Minute Fiction"

Guy Raz, the weekend host of All Things Considered, talks about the latest round of the very, VERY short story contest that is open to everyone.

Sep 8, 2011

Tucson 'Bloomsday' A Celebration of Irish Culture

Annual gathering honoring Joyce's book 'Ulysses' mixes oration, song and Irish pride.

Jul 21, 2011

Could There Be Life On Jupiter?

The acclaimed science fiction author Dr. Ben Bova talks about his new novel "Leviathans of Jupiter" and the real science that inspired it.

Jul 7, 2011

How Lisa Napoli Found Her "Radio Shangri-La"

A mid-life crisis sent this successful public radio producer to Bhutan, where she helped establish the nation's first youth-oriented community radio station.

Jun 16, 2011

NPR's Guy Raz and Three-Minute Fiction

The weekend host of All Things Considered talks about the latest round of his "Three-Minute Fiction" contest.

Jan 6, 2011

Exploring the story behind the deaths of three Boy Scouts near Tucson in 1958

Tucson author Cathy Hufault recounts the tragedy that sparked the largest search for missing persons in Arizona history

Dec 17, 2010
Billy Collins

A conversation with Billy Collins

One of America's greatest poets, Billy Collins, visited Centennial Hall on Sunday, November 7th to benefit the University of Arizona Poetry Center.

Nov 4, 2010

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