University of Arizona Campus  •  March 11 - 12, 2017  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Dana Levin

Anne Staveley

Dana Levin's new book is "Banana Palace" (Copper Canyon Press). She is also the author of "In the Surgical Theatre," Wedding Day," and "Sky Burial," which The New Yorker called “utterly her own and utterly riveting.” Recent work has appeared in Best American Poetry 2015, The New York Times, Poetry, and Willow Springs. Levin lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico and teaches each Fall at Maryville University in St. Louis, Missouri, where she serves as Distinguished Writer in Residence.

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Scheduled events:
Poetry Reading with Dana Levin
Poet Dana Levin reads from her latest collection, “Banana Palace.” Her recent work has appeared in Best American Poetry 2015, The New York Times, Poetry, and Willow Springs, among other publications.

Student Union Kiva (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Student Union Kiva (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Dana Levin
Moderator: Christopher Cokinos

Banana Palace
Copper Canyon Press
October 2016
ISBN 9781556595059
Paperback, 96 pages
$17.00, INSTORE
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With dreamy clarity, Dana Levin gives us a powerful sense of self in a strange and fraught landscape.

Sky Burial
Copper Canyon Press
March 2011
ISBN 9781556593321
Paperback, 96 pages
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Poems look at mortality, loss, and human impermanence through explorations of topics ranging from Tibetan Buddhist burial rites to Aztec human sacrifice.

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Arizona Daily Star
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Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

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Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
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Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
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William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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