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2009-10 Distinguished Visiting Writers Series

The Piper Center for Creative Writing annually brings visiting writers of exceptional talent and distinction to the ASU campus and the greater Phoenix metropolitan community for public lectures and residencies with ASU faculty and graduate students. During their residencies, these distinguished visiting writers teach intensive graduate seminars, lecture on and off campus, and engage in cultural discussions with local media, educators, community artists, and the general public.

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Poet & Author STEPHEN DOBYNS
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Public Craft Q&A, 1 pm
Piper Writers House - ASU Tempe Campus
Thursday, September 17, 2009
Reading and Booksigning, 7:30 pm
Pima Auditorium (Room 230) / Memorial Union - ASU Tempe Campus

Click here to read a review of the Public Craft Q&A that ran in The State Press



Poet KIMIKO HAHN and Author HAROLD SCHECHTER
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
Public Craft Q&A with Harold Schechter, Noon
Public Craft Q&A with Kimiko Hahn, 1:30 pm
Piper Writers House - ASU Tempe Campus
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
Reading and Booksigning, 7:30 pm
Ventana A (Room 241A) / Memorial Union - ASU Tempe Campus

Click here to read a recap of the Public Craft Q&A from the November issue of Marginalia

Listen to Harold Schecter's Q&A: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
Listen to Kimiko Hahn's Q&A: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3



Novelist FRANCINE PROSE
Tuesday, March 2, 2010
Public Craft Q&A, 2 pm
Piper Writers House - ASU Tempe Campus
Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Reading and Booksigning, 7 pm
Phoenix Art Museum, Whiteman Hall (Admission to the museum is free on Wednesdays)
1625 N. Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ (Take the Light Rail and exit at McDowell and Central)

Click here to read the Jewish News of Greater Phoenix coverage of the Francine Prose visit

Listen to the Francine Prose Q&A: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3



Poet BOB HICOK
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Public Craft Q&A, 1:30 pm
Piper Writers House - ASU Tempe Campus
Thursday, March 11, 2010

Reading and Booksigning, 7:30 pm
Pima Auditorium (Room 230) / Memorial Union - ASU Tempe Campus


Listen to the Bob Hicok Q&A: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3



Author CHARLES D'AMBROSIO
Thursday, March 25, 2010
Public Craft Q&A, 2 pm
Piper Writers House - ASU Tempe Campus
Reading and Booksigning, 7:30 pm
Pima Auditorium (Room 230)
Memorial Union - ASU Tempe Campus


Listen to the Charles D'Ambrosio Q&A: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3



Poet FRANZ WRIGHT
Co-sponsored by Superstition Review
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Reading and Booksigning, 7:30 pm
Pima Auditorium (Room 230) / Memorial Union - ASU Tempe Campus
Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Public Craft Q&A, 11 am
Piper Writers House - ASU Tempe Campus


Listen to the Franz Wright Q&A: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3




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