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University of Arizona Poetry Center in December

Happy Holidays from the University of Arizona Poetry Center and Edgar Allan Poe!

For the Poetry Center, 2015 has been a full and rewarding year of serving poetry, literature, readers, writers, communities, and citizens. We thank you for the opportunity to do this work. Happy holidays from all of us to you, and best wishes for a wonderful New Year!

The above image of Edgar Allan Poe is a digital collage by Jos Charles based on the muralby Joe Pagac in the Poetry Center's Children's Corner. Look for a new mural of Poe by Joe Pagac to come to the library in February 2016!
December Events

December 05 / Po-é-tree Discussion: Meet at Old Main for a foray into the UA Campus Arboretum and a discussion about the work of Alison Hawthorne Deming.

December 10 / Oro Valley Poetry Circle: The topic for this meeting of the Oro Valley Poetry Circle discussion group is "Winter Light: Poems for the Season." This event meets at Oro Valley Public Library.

December 10 / Poetry Center Classes & Workshops Reading: Join us at the Poetry Center for a reading by students and teachers from our Classes & Workshops program.

December 13 / Speedway & Swan: The next episode of Tucson's new poetry/music radio show hosted by Brian Blanchfield airs on December 13 at 4:00 PM Mountain Time at 91.3 KXCI.

December 16 / Reading by Kate Bernheimer: We're proud to co-sponsor a reading by Kate Bernheimer for "Reclaiming Discourses: Jewish Writers Today." This event is presented by and takes place at the Jewish History Museum.

December 23 – January 3 / CLOSURE: The Poetry Center will be closed for the holidays from 2:00 PM on 12/23 through 01/03. We re-open on Monday, January 4.
Rescheduled Events

The December 3 screening of Welcome to This House by Barbara Hammer has been cancelled. We hope to reschedule this screening to take place in 2016.

Lit Press Fest for Teens, originally scheduled for December 5, has been rescheduled for April 30, 2016.

New Library Exhibit:
Building Visibility, One Book at a Time

Our new library exhibit just went up! Selections from the Permanent Collection: Building Visibility, One Book at a Time brings together anthologies of poetry that focus on female and female-identified writers. This exhibit is part of a larger social justice project begun in the Anthologies section this fall, in which we're highlighting writers from historically underrepresented groups through a system of shelf markings and catalog notations.

Sneak Peek: Our Spring 2016 Calendar!

Our Spring 2016 events have been published to the Poetry Center website calendar! Take a sneak peek now! If you're on our print mailing list, you'll receive a print calendar for the spring season in your mailbox during the second week of January. If you're not on our print mailing list and would like to be, just reply to this email stating that you'd like to be added to the list; supply a mailing address. Email: [email protected]

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