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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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04/25/2020
Classes, Piper Writers Studio
[Cancelled] Lyric Poetry
Robert Ostrom
Piper Writers House, 450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281

04/27/2020
Write Here, Write Now, Events
Write Here, Write Now: Family as Prophecy
Anna Flores
Changing Hands Bookstore, 300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013

05/07/2020
Events, GET LIT
Get Lit: To Self-Publish or Not
Dharma Kelleher
Valley Bar, Reading Room, 130 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003

05/08/2020
Burton Barr Central Library, Pulliam Auditorium, 1221 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003

05/09/2020
Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

05/30/2020
Events, #phxlitserv
PhxLitServ Meeting
Zoom

10/03/2020
Events, Meet Your Community
Meet Your Literary Community 2020
Downtown Phoenix Farmers Market, 721 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

10/22/2020
Events, Visiting Writers
Global Medievalism into Africanfuturism
Nnedi Okorafor, Malik Toms
Armstrong Hall 101, 1100 South McAllister Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85281