September 28th, 2017
The Poetry Center is proud to present Aimee Nezhukumatathil, who will read from her work. After the reading, there will be a short Q&A and a book signing. Aimee Nezhukumatathil is the author of three books of poetry: Lucky Fish, winner of the Hoffer Grand Prize for Prose and Independent Books; At the Drive-In Volcano; and Miracle Fruit. With Ross Gay, she co-authored Lace & Pyrite, a... Read more
October 19th, 2017
Thinking Its Presence: Race, Creative Writing, and Literary Study examines innovative creative writing and scholarship that re-thinks the complex and inseparable links between literary forms and the racialized thinking, processes, and histories that have shaped this country since its founding. The conference brings together the discipline and teaching of creative writing with perspectives from... Read more
November 2nd, 2017
The Morgan Lucas Schuldt Memorial Reading features emerging and innovative poets. This event is presented annually as part of the Poetry Center’s Reading and Lecture Series, and is named after poet and publisher Morgan Lucas Schuldt (2/11/1978–1/30/2012). This year, we are proud to present Layli Long Soldier and Timothy Yu, who will read from their work. After the reading, there will be a short Q... Read more
November 9th, 2017
The UA Prose Series, curated by faculty of the Creative Writing Program at the UA, presents prose writers of distinction. The UA Poetry Center is proud to present Rubén Martínez  and Charles Yu.  A native of Los Angeles and the son and grandson of immigrants from Mexico and El Salvador, Rubén Martínez is a writer, performer and teacher and one of the country’s leading Latino voices across a... Read more