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Piper Center Calendar

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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08/06/2020
Events, GET LIT
Get Lit: Liberation Aesthetics
Charlotte Ballard, Holum Press
Zoom

08/10/2020
Classes, Piper Writers Studio, Online Classes and Workshops
Story Starters
Leah Newsom
Zoom

08/21/2020
Events, Visiting Writers
An Evening with The Andrews
Ilona Andrews
Zoom

08/22/2020
Classes, Piper Writers Studio, Online Classes and Workshops
World Building
Ilona Andrews
Zoom

08/24/2020
Classes, Piper Writers Studio, Online Classes and Workshops
Poetry Workshop
Sean Avery
Zoom

09/18/2020
Events, Visiting Writers
An Evening with Hafsah Faizal
Hafsah Faizal
Zoom

09/22/2020
Events, Veterans
Veterans Writing Circle
Marco Piña
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
Zoom

11/13/2020
Events, Visiting Writers
An Evening with Carmen Maria Machado
Carmen Maria Machado
Zoom