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Guthrie, Siken kick off UA Poetry Center series

Guthrie, Siken kick off UA Poetry Center series

UA Poetry Center series to feature nationally acclaimed poets with Tucson roots.

September 03, 2015 10:30 am Photos

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Tucson author, prof receives Guggenheim Fellowship Award

Tucson author, prof receives Guggenheim Fellowship Award

Alison Hawthorne Deming will use her year-long fellowship to work on book of essays about the fashion and fishing industries.

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McKuen introduced many teens to poetry in '60s and '70s

McKuen introduced many teens to poetry in '60s and '70s

Critics may not have loved McKuen, but he introduced many to the literary art form. 

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Young Tucson writer gets poem published

Annie Osborne received honorable mention in the March Cricket League poetry competition.

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Steller: Making enemies, through poetry

Just who does this Jefferson Carter character think he is, anyway?

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The poet in us all reflects hostility and kindness

I have followed with interest this particular poetry moment in our community. In addition to the regular announcements about publications and readings, there appears to be quite a bit of conversation, even in this newspaper, about what is good or bad poetry and who gets to decide.

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The tools of top poetry reciter are rhythm, sound and words

The tools of top poetry reciter are rhythm, sound and words

The words tumbled out of her mouth with rhythm. She knew every word. She savored them as if enjoying a rich, delicious cheesecake, her favorite dessert.

April 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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The tools of top poetry reciter are rhythm, sound and words

The tools of top poetry reciter are rhythm, sound and words

Sunnyside High senior Cassandra Valadez, left, shares a breathing exercise with one of her coaches, Hilary Gan of the University of Arizona Poetry Center. Valadez was in training recently for the national Poetry Out Loud competition.

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The tools of top poetry reciter are rhythm, sound and words

The tools of top poetry reciter are rhythm, sound and words

Sunnyside High School senior Cassandra Valadez

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Noted poet to give reading, sign book

Noted poet to give reading, sign book

Nancy Madison Fitzgerald

December 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Noted poet to give reading, sign book

Noted poet to give reading, sign book

Poet Nancy Madison Fitzgerald will read from her newly published book of collected poems, "Take a Twig," Friday at Academy Village.

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Poetry lovers unite ...

at the Tucson Poetry Festival 30th Anniversary Celebration, taking place at the Geronimo Plaza,820 E. University Blvd.; and UA Poetry Center, 1508 E. Helen St. Poets, readings, workshops and the Tucson City Slam Championship. 7 p.m. April 6-7 at Geronimo Plaza; 11 a.m. April 7 at the UA Poet…

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