Friday, October 18 at 6:00pm
UNREAL: Readings from the teachers at the Writers Studio Tucson.
Join teachers Lela Scott MacNeil, Phil Ivory, Richard Leis, and Reneé Bibby for selected readings of poetry and prose that focus on the unusual, the dark, and the unreal.
The Writers Studio Tucson offers three levels of classes to help students discover and nurture their own voices.
Friday, October 25 at 3:30pm
Join us to hear Renato Rosaldo, author of The Chasers (Duke, $19.95).
In the Tucson High School class of 1959, a group of twelve Mexican-American friends became known as the Chasers. In their custom gray jackets emblazoned with pink champagne glasses, these students grappled with facets of life familiar to Mexican-Americans living on the borderlands from past to present.
Sunday, October 27 · 2:00pm
Free TNBQ+ Poetry Workshop
Workshops are free and open to Trans*, Non-binary and Queer+ (TNBQ+) participants. The TNBQ+ Poetry Project aims to promote solidarity and raise awareness about continuing oppression faced by the TNBQ+ community.
Friday, November 1 at 5:00pm
Antigone Books Presents The Tucson Writer’s Salon with local author Kimi Eisele.
The Tucson Writers Salon is a free mini-workshop with host Tiffany Hawk and acclaimed guest author Kimi Eisele.
Friday, November 8 at 6:00pm
Join us to hear Johanna Skibsrud, author of The Nothing That Is: Essays on Art, Literature and Being (Bookhug, $20), and Brandon Shimoda, author of The Grave on the Wall (City Lights, $16.95).
The Nothing That Is gathers essays about the very concept of “nothing.” The Grave on the Wall is a lyrical portrait of award-winning poet Brandon Shimoda’s paternal grandfather, whose life mirrors the arc of Japanese America in the twentieth century.
Friday, November 15 at 6:00pm
Join us to hear Pam Houston, author of Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country (Norton, $25.95).
Writing from her 120-acre homestead in the Colorado Rockies, Pam Houston reflects on what it means to take responsibility for a piece of land and the creatures on it.
Friday, November 22 at 6:00pm
Join us to hear Stefano Bloch, author of Going All City: Struggle and Survival in LA’s Graffiti Subculture (University of Chicago Press, $19).
Before graffiti became one of the most influential art forms of the 21st century, cities across the US waged a war against it for decades. Semiretired graffiti writer Stefano Bloch paints a portrait of 1990s Los Angeles and a deeply maligned subculture.