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Historian and University of Arizona Mexican American Studies Professor Lydia Otero, talks on the past and present time of Tucson's multicultural development through the city's centennial existence referring to her novel, "La Calle" and the permanent photo exhibit in the Joel Valdez library in downtown Tucson.

Centennial Inspires Book on History of a Tucson Barrio

Book and exhibit commemorate community impacted by urban renewal project

Morgan Schuldt Remembered

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

Tucson Author Larry Dane Brimmer talks about his book, "Black & White", which conducts a firsthand glimpse of a civil rights pioneer. Larry collected this data from interviews with Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth, whom was a elder statesman of the civil rights movement and a friend of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Young Readers: The Facts About Civil Rights Movement

Tucson author Larry Dane Brimner discusses his latest book, 'Black & White'

Author Thomas E. Sheridan is a panel member for a discussion called "Does Arizona History Matter?" being held at Hotel Congress. Here he explains the significance of Arizona's history.

Does Arizona History Matter?

Historian and author Thomas E. Sheridan shares his view on a question that says as much about the state's future as its past

TUSD's Interim Deputy Superintendent Maria Menconi informs us of the decision to terminate its Mexican American Studies Program and the books that were banned in those courses.

Mexican American Studies Books in Storage

District says the books haven't been banned

'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.

Rapper Tupac Shakur's posthumous collection of poems offers scans of the original manuscripts for comparison

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.

Author, pianist, and musicologist Dr. Janne E. Irvine, born with limited vision, has written the story of how she learned to make sense of the blurry world around her.

Sight-Challenged Author Uses Curiosity to See

Memoir describes difficulties, joys of living with 'low vision and high expectations'

Patricia Briggs

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

Brian Gross a co-organizer of TusCon 38.

A Celebration of Imagination

The 38th Annual TusCon Science Fiction Convention for fans of fantasy

A glimpse of a dance and music performance that is based on Emily Dickinson's life and poetry.

"If My Verse is Alive..."

A performance of new dance and music draws from the life and work of Emily Dickinson

Shannon Cain is a local author who's getting positive reviews from around the country for her new short story collection.

Career Change Brings Activist into World of Letters

Author Shannon Cain awarded literary prize with publication of collected short stories

Since 1974, Benson's Singing Wind Bookstore has lured students of the Southwest well off the beaten path.

Web Feature: A Bookstore at the End of the World

On a remote ranch outside Benson, a librarian tends a unique collection—and a devoted following

How Technology is Changing the Public Library

The Pima County Public Library relies more on digital media every day, but what does that mean for the future of paper books?

Superintendent of Saguaro National Park, Darla Sidles (left) and Exec. Director/CEO of WNPA, James E. Cook (right) talk about Western National Park Association and its mission.

A Book-Based Boost for National Parks

Local group's stores support some of the nation's spectacular scenic areas

We Speak with the Manager of Collection Development Office 
Rich DiRusso and Kelly Urman an Adult Services Librarian of Valencia Branch.

When Harry Potter is a Problem

Local libraries seek to boost awareness about censorship through Banned Books Week

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