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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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04/20/2019
Classes, Piper Writers Studio
Seven Ways to Disrupt Your Poetry
Terese Svoboda
Piper Writers House, 450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281

04/22/2019
Events, For Students, Partnerships
Just Write Presents Matt Bell
Matt Bell, Just Write
Graham 226, Memorial Union, ASU Tempe, 301 E Orange St, Tempe, AZ 85281

04/25/2019
Events, For Students
Thousand Languages Student Mixer
Piper Writers House, 450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281

04/26/2019
Events, Visiting Writers
A Reading with Yi Shun Lai
Yi Shun Lai
Changing Hands Tempe, 6428 South McClintock Drive, Tempe, AZ 85283

04/27/2019
Piper Writers House, 450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281

05/01/2019
Piper Writers House, 450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281

05/01/2019
Classes, Piper Writers Studio, Online Classes and Workshops
Publishing Opportunities for Fiction and Nonfiction Writers
Beth Staples
Online

05/01/2019
Classes, Piper Writers Studio, Online Classes and Workshops
Revising Your Novel
Corey Ann Haydu
Online

05/05/2019
Events, Visiting Writers
Am I American Yet?
Abdi Nor Iftin
Changing Hands Phoenix, 300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013

05/09/2019
Events, Local Writers
A Celebration of Bojan Louis
Bojan Louis
Crescent Ballroom, 308 N 2nd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003

05/18/2019
Piper Writers House, 450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281

06/01/2019
Mesa Convention Center, Building C, 201 N Center St, Mesa, AZ 85201

06/15/2019
Classes, Piper Writers Studio
We Cannot Look Away: Exploring a Social Conscience Through Writing
Stella Pope Duarte
Piper Writers House, 450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281

07/23/2019
Classes, Piper Writers Studio
Built Environments: The Craft of Formal Innovation
Saretta Morgan
Piper Writers House, 450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281