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Teachers' Voices with Eleanor Droegemeier and Mary Jan Bancroft

Two friends and educators share stories about the importance of "First Things First", Arizona's early childhood development and health program.

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.

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".

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.

Morgan Schuldt Remembered

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

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.

Patricia Briggs

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

New Book By J.A. Jance

J.A. Jance, who has been hailed as "the undisputed mistress of the mystery novel" is out with her latest book titled "Queen of the Night."

Writer Morgan Schuldt: a champion for the power of language

Tucson based writer, teacher, and publisher Morgan Schuldt shares how living with cystic fibrosis helps focus his poetry on both the light and the dark sides of the human condition.

Author Lydia Millet

(from Arizona Spotlight - May 7th, 2010)

Laynie Browne, Poet and Teacher

Mark McLemore talks with poet and teacher Laynie Browne about her latest work, "The Desires of Letters", and what it's like to introduce children to poetry for the first time.

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