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Just Write Presents Matt Bell
Matt Bell, Just Write

Date: Monday, April 22, 2019 - 7:00pm
Location: Graham 226, Memorial Union, ASU Tempe, 301 E Orange St, Tempe, AZ 85281
Type: Craft Talk, For Students

Join Just Write, an ASU club for students interested in creative writing, as they present an author talk with ASU Professor Matt Bell on Monday, April 22, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in Graham 226 in the Memorial Union at ASU Tempe (301 E Orange St, Tempe, AZ 85281).

Presented in partnership with the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at ASU.


Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 4:00pm
Location: Piper Writers House, 450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281
Type: For Students, Meet and Greet, Mixer, Networking, Reception, Social

Join the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing for the Thousand Languages student reception and mixer on Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Piper Writers House (450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281).

Beyond meeting fellow students and staff, students will have the opportunity to learn more about the Thousand Languages Project's new publishing internship program in literary translation. Light refreshments will be provided.


Date: Friday, April 26, 2019 - 6:30pm
Location: Changing Hands Tempe, 6428 South McClintock Drive, Tempe, AZ 85283
Type: Reading

Join author Yi Shun Lai for a community reading from her novel, "Not a Self-Help Book: The Misadventures of Marty Wu," on Friday, April 26, 2019 at Tempe Changing Hands (6428 S McClintock Dr, Tempe, AZ 85283) at 6:30 p.m.

While encouraged, RSVPs are purely for the purposes of monitoring attendance, gauging interest, and communicating information about parking, directions, and other aspects of the event. You do not have to register or RSVP to attend this event. This event is open to the public and free.


Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 12:00pm
Location: Piper Writers House, 450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281
Type: Reading, Reception, Social

Join the Piper Center mentoring program for an end-of-the-year celebration and reading on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Piper Writers House (450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281). Students will read brief selections from their mixed-genre work. Light refreshments will be served. This event is open to the public and free. 

 


Am I American Yet?
Abdi Nor Iftin

Date: Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 4:30pm
Location: Changing Hands Phoenix, 300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013
Type: Reading

Join author Abdi Nor Iftin for a community reading and book signing Sunday, May 5, 2019 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Changing Hands Phoenix (300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013).

While encouraged, RSVPs are purely for the purposes of monitoring attendance, gauging interest, and communicating information about parking, directions, and other aspects of the event. You do not have to register or RSVP to attend this event. This event is open to the public and free.


Date: Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 5:00pm
Location: Crescent Ballroom, 308 N 2nd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003
Type: Community Event, Networking, Reading, Social

Join the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Humanities Division for an informal social gathering and poetry reading with ASU professor, poet, and Virginia G. Piper Fellow-in-Residence Bojan Louis on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the lounge at Crescent Ballroom (308 N 2nd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003).


Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 10:00am
Location: Mesa Convention Center, Building C, 201 N Center St, Mesa, AZ 85201
Type: Community Event, Reading, Talk, Workshop

The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing is partnering with local radio station and NPR affiliate KJZZ for their Arizona StoryFest & Authors Showcase, Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Mesa Convention Center (Building C, 201 N Center St, Meas, AZ 85201).