University of Arizona Poetry Center Presents ARTISTEXTS: Curated by Johanna Drucker
On exhibit April 2, 2012 through June 29
Internationally renowned author, book artist, and visual theorist Johanna Drucker has selected more than 20 artist books created in a deliberate dialogue between design and writing. The exhibit features works by legendary artists such as Tom Phillips, Walter Hamady, Emmett Williams, Dick Higgins, Madeline Gins, Johanna Drucker, John Crombie, and many others.
Tucson Poetry Festival: Workshops and Panel Discussion
Saturday, April 7, 2012 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Tucson Poetry Festival, celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, is an annual event that brings poets to Tucson for readings, writing workshops, and panels. This year’s events will take place on April 6 and 7 at Geronimo Plaza and the UA Poetry Center. Join us at the Poetry Center on Saturday, April 7 for a panel discussion and writing workshops with Eduardo Corral, Karyna McGlynn, Ander Monson, and Patricia Smith. All events are FREE to the public, though a donation to the Tucson Poetry Festival is suggested. Be sure to visit the Tucson Poetry Festival’s website for a complete Festival schedule.
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Early Bird Rates for Poetry Off the Page expire after April 18, so what are you waiting for? This year’s symposium will showcase some of today’s most intriguing and adventurous poets, those who forge new literary territory with the help of modern technologies, and those who dare to make new work that is best “read” off the page. At the Early Bird Rate, general admission is $120 ($50 for students); the price of admission will increase by $30 after April 18. Out-of-town attendees can also take advantage of a more than 50% off hotel rate at the Tucson Marriott University Park, for a limited time. Don’t wait – register now!
New on voca: Katherine Larson reads pieces from RADIAL SYMMETRY (2011) as well as a new poem titled “Of the Unsolved Problem of the Origin of Angiosperms.” Sign in to make voca your voca by leaving comments and tags!
Next Week at the Poetry Center
A Closer Look Book Club: CEREMONY by Leslie Marmon Silko
Thursday, April 12 at 6 p.m.
Join us around the Persian rug in the Dorothy Rubel Room as we discuss one of the most profound and moving works of Native American literature. Copies of all book club selections are available at the Poetry Center’s gift shop.
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