UA Poetry Center series to feature nationally acclaimed poets with Tucson roots.
Alison Hawthorne Deming will use her year-long fellowship to work on book of essays about the fashion and fishing industries.
Critics may not have loved McKuen, but he introduced many to the literary art form.
Annie Osborne received honorable mention in the March Cricket League poetry competition.
Just who does this Jefferson Carter character think he is, anyway?
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.
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.
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.
Sunnyside High School senior Cassandra Valadez
Poet Nancy Madison Fitzgerald will read from her newly published book of collected poems, "Take a Twig," Friday at Academy Village.
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…