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Everything you could possibly want to do

Looking for something literary? The Piper Center organizes numerous talks, readings, classes, workshops, and other literary events and programs across the greater Phoenix Metropolitan area across all types of genres and interests.

For all upcoming events and programs, view the list below. Unless otherwise noted, all events and programs are open to the public.

For specific kinds of events and programs, you can view:

You can also learn about our annual Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference every late February at Arizona State University.

For past events and programs, you can visit our archive.

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04/17/2021
Classes, Piper Writers Studio
Better Accessibility, Bigger Audiences: Crafting Inclusive Content
Courtney Craven
Zoom

04/24/2021
Classes, Piper Writers Studio
Break a Vase: Gathering the Pieces
María Fernanda
Zoom

04/26/2021
Classes, Write Here, Write Now, Events
Write Here, Write Now: Writing Truth from Memory
Lynn Melnick
Zoom

04/27/2021
Classes, Piper Writers Studio
Sense Age of Sight
Airea D. Matthews
Zoom

04/27/2021
Events, Veterans
Veterans Writing Circle
Zoom

05/06/2021
Events, GET LIT
Get Lit: Desert Humanities
Celina Osuna
Zoom

05/08/2021
Zoom

05/24/2021
Classes, Write Here, Write Now, Events
Write Here, Write Now: Counting the Breaths
Aria Curtis
Zoom

05/28/2021
Events, Visiting Writers
Watching Movies to Make You a Better Writer
Bryan Young
Zoom

05/29/2021
Classes, Piper Writers Studio
Writing Short Stories that Sell
Bryan Young
Zoom

06/03/2021
Events, GET LIT
Get Lit: A Robot Helped Me Write This
Andrew Dana Hudson
Zoom

06/28/2021
Classes, Write Here, Write Now, Events
Write Here, Write Now: An Act of Care
Aurora Masum-Javed
Zoom