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The Distinguished Visiting Writers Series

Author talks and readings from some of the strongest voices in contemporary literature

Every year, the Distinguished Visiting Writer Series brings nationally and internationally recognized authors to the Phoenix metropolitan area for talks and readings, connecting local communities with the national scene.

Events take place throughout the Valley and are open to the public and free unless otherwise noted.

To learn more about the series, you can select a visiting writer event from the list below. For more events, you can view all upcoming events

Upcoming Visiting Writers

Date: Friday, December 10, 2021 - 6:00pm
Location: Zoom
Genre & Forms: Creative Nonfiction, Memoir

Join the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing for a talk with Christa Parravani on Friday, December 10, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Arizona MST (8:00-9:30 p.m. EST) on Zoom.

Parravani will also be teaching a workshop, with the Piper Writers Studio. More details about the class will be announced soon.

Please note: this event takes place virtually in Phoenix MST.