The Virginia G. Piper
Center for Creative Writing

Home / All Events and Programs

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.

View All Upcoming Events and Programs


07/20/2019
Classes, Piper Writers Studio
Consider the Body: The Poetics of Disease and Health
Laura Maher
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

07/27/2019
Classes, Piper Writers Studio
There's No Place Like Home: Writing Big in Small Spaces
Tucker Leighty Phillips
Piper Writers House, 450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281

08/03/2019
Classes, Piper Writers Studio
Building a Freelance Writing Career
Mark Athitakis
Piper Writers House, 450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281

08/10/2019
Events, #phxlitserv
#PhxLitServ Second Meeting
Changing Hands Phoenix, 300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013

09/16/2019
Classes, Piper Writers Studio
Advanced Fiction Workshop
James Sallis
Piper Writers House, 450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281

09/21/2019
Classes, Piper Writers Studio
Writing the Forbidden; Writing the Unthinkable
Mary Sojourner
Piper Writers House, 450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281

10/05/2019
Events, Meet Your Community
Meet Your Community 2019
Open Air Market, Phoenix Public Market, 721 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

10/05/2019
Classes, Piper Writers Studio
Energy and Poetry
Jake Skeets
Piper Writers House, 450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281

10/23/2019
Piper Writers House, 450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281