Dan Beachy-Quick

Dan Beachy-Quick

The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing and Changing Hands proudly present a poetry reading with Dan Beachy-Quick on Friday, October 26, 2018 at Changing Hands Phoenix (300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013) at 7 p.m. Dan will read selections from his latest collection, Of Silence and Song (Milkweed Editions), along with new and other work.

While RSVPs are encouraged, they are purely for the purpose of attendance monitoring and gauging interest. You do not need to bring your registration or RSVP to the event. You do not need to register or RSVP to attend. This event is open to the public and free.

At Work in Sound and Vision: A Poetry Workshop with Dan Beachy-Quick will take place the following day on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at the Piper Writers House (450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281). To learn more and register, you can visit the class page.

To RSVP for Dan’s reading, you can visit the eventbrite page. For more information visit the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing. 

Fishbowl Poetry / Featuring Joanna Burrows and Cassandra Davies

Old Capitol Books is pleased to announce FISHBOWL POETRY, a new open mic right here at your local independent bookstore.


Each FISHBOWL POETRY event will highlight a featured poet, and then will open up the space as an open mic.

Date: Sunday 28 October 2018
Time: Signups 1:30pm, readings begin at 2pm
Location: Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, downtown Monterey



Neither a conventional academic conference nor a writer’s festival, NonfictioNOW is a conversation among peers, gathering over 400 writers from around the world to explore the past, present, and future of nonfiction. This year’s keynote speakers are Francisco Cantú, Gretel Ehrlich, and Stephanie Elizondo Griest. Other panelists include Venita Blackburn, Chen Chen, Elissa Washuta, Hanif Abdurraqib, Ander Monson, Paisley Rekdal, Brian Blanchfield, and more. Standard registration is $250. Students can register for $115. Tickets are also available for individual keynotes. For more information, you can view the schedule, download a postcard or flierfind the event on facebook, or visit the website at http://nonfictionow.org.


Francisco Cantú

Francisco Cantú

Writer and translator Francisco Cantú presents his talk, “Psychogeography of the Borderlands” on Friday, November 2, 2018 at the Orpheum Theatre (203 W Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85003) from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. as part of NonfictioNOW.

Tickets are $8 each or $20 for all 3 keynotes. All keynotes are included in conference registration.

To learn more about NonfictioNOW, visit their website at http://nonfictionow.org.