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2010-11 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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Novelist BRAD WATSON
Thursday, September 9, 2010
Public Craft Q&A, 1:30 p.m.
Piper Writers House - ASU Tempe campus
Thursday, September 9, 2010

Reading and Booksigning, 7:45 p.m.
Lattie F. Coor Hall (Room 170) - ASU Tempe campus



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Poet NICOLE COOLEY
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Reading and Booksigning, 7:45 p.m.
Recital Hall / Music Building - ASU Tempe campus
Thursday, October 7, 2010
Public Craft Q&A, 3 p.m.
Piper Writers House - ASU Tempe campus
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videoClick HERE to watch a video of the Nicole Cooley reading




WRITERS ON BORDER LINES
Thursday, October 21, 2010, 7:45 p.m.
Reading and Discussion with Reyna Grande, Alberto Rios, Terry Greene Sterling and Evelyn Haydee Cruz
Great Hall / Armstrong Hall
ASU Tempe campus
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videoClick HERE to watch a video of the Writers on Border Lines event




Novelist JIM SHEPARD
Thursday, November 4, 2010
Public Craft Q&A, 1:30 p.m.
Piper Writers House - ASU Tempe campus
Thursday, November 4, 2010

Reading and Booksigning, 7:45 p.m.
Recital Hall / Music Building - ASU Tempe campus
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videoClick HERE to watch a video of the Jim Shepard reading




Poet HEATHER MCHUGH
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Reading and Booksigning, 7:45 p.m.
Pima Auditorium (Room 230) / Memorial Union - ASU Tempe campus
Thursday, November 18, 2010
Public Craft Q&A, 3 p.m.
Piper Writers House - ASU Tempe campus



videoClick HERE to watch a video of the Heather McHugh reading




ASU MFA FACULTY READING
Tuesday, December 2, 2010
Reading, 7:45 p.m.
Pima Auditorium (Room 230) / Memorial Union - ASU Tempe campus






videoClick HERE to watch a video of the ASU MFA Faculty reading




Poet ELEANOR WILNER
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Public Craft Q&A, 2 p.m.
Piper Writers House - ASU Tempe campus
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Reading and Booksigning, 7:45 p.m.
Recital Hall / Music Building - ASU Tempe campus



videoClick HERE to watch a video of the Eleanor Wilner reading




Novelist REIF LARSEN
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Public Craft Q&A, 3:30 p.m.
Piper Writers House - ASU Tempe campus

 

 

 














REIF LARSEN, PETER TURCHI, MARK KLETT

Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Public Presentation, 7:45 p.m.
"Mapping the Territory: Fiction, Photography, and Changing Perspectives—A Multimedia Event."
Pima Auditorium (Room 230) / Memorial Union - ASU Tempe campus
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videoClick HERE to watch a video of this event


All events are free and open to the public

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2010-11 Photo Gallery

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2009-10 DVWS lineup