The Distinguished Visiting Writers Series

Author talks, readings, salons, and more

From national bestsellers to your local community

The Distinguished Visiting Writers Series presents iconic writers alongside emerging voices for talks, readings, and other innovative and multi-genre literary engagements.

Piper Writers House Event Registration

Do you want to utilize the Piper Writers House space for an event?

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To ensure your preferred dates and requested support, please submit this form at least 2 months prior to the event. All event requests will be reviewed and conditionally approved by Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing leadership.

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About the Series

As the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing is committed to ensuring that all individuals have the ability to participate in the literary arts, these momentous events are always offered free and open to the public and are held in a range of community venues throughout the Valley.

During their visits, authors also host small workshops in partnership with the Piper Writers Studio, engage in intimate craft talks with undergraduate and graduate Creative Writing students, visit ASU classes, and participate in other activities that create more meaningful experiences for the writers we serve.

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