University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

Locals Only: Poetry from the Old Pueblo

From the University of Arizona Poetry Center's reading series to youth poetry slams, Tucson is host to a vibrant community of outstanding poets. This panel will feature three of our own, providing audiences with the opportunity to engage with their work and learn about how Tucson as a place informs their poetry.

Diana Delgado

Diana Marie Delgado is the author of "Tracing the Horse" and the chapbook, "Late Night Talks with Men I Think I Trust." She is the recipient of numerous grants, including a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts....

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Julie Johnson

Julie Swarstad Johnson is the author of the poetry collection "Pennsylvania Furnace." A past artist-in-residence at Gettysburg National Military Park, she works at the University of Arizona Poetry Center....

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Sarah Kortemeier

Sarah Kortemeier oversees the University of Arizona Poetry Center Library, directing library policy, programs, budgeting and collection development. She also oversees the library's university educational outreach....

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