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PhxLitServ Meeting

Date(s): Saturday, May 30, 2020, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Genre and Form(s): Community, Marketing, Organization, Professional Development
Cost: Free

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About this Event

Stay connected with the creative writing community and work towards common goals at the #PhxLitServ meeting on Saturday, May 30, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Zoom.

Agenda items include:

  • General updates and introductions
  • Revised group structure (what 'membership' in the PhxLitServ means)
  • Shared communications infrastructure (such as internal mailing lists, google calendars, and facebook groups)
  • Strategic planning and scheduling for fiscal year 2021 / next season
  • Breakout groups by topic and interest

Please note: while this meeting is geared towards individuals who are interested in or already organizing some kind of literary event or program in Phoenix, Arizona, you do not need to be a member of the PhxLitServ to attend. Any individual who is interested in getting more involved or staying connected with creative writing and literary arts in Phoenix, Arizona is encouraged to attend.

Other agenda items may be submitted through Eventbrite by RSVPing. A link to the zoom meeting will be sent through Eventbrite a week before the meeting along with a final agenda. 

For more information, contact Marketing and Outreach Specialist Jake Friedman at 480.727.0818 or

About PhxLitServ

Prounounced "Phoenix Lit Serve", the PhxLitServ is a collective space for the creative writing community to stay connected and communicate with each other as they work towards common goals. To this end, the PhxLitServ maintains event calendars, email lists, facebook groups, and other platforms for people to ask questions, coordinate programs, share resources, call meetings, or just get more involved in Phoenix's literary scene. Anybody can join. Membership is free. To learn more, visit our website at

A Statement from the Piper Center about COVID-19

In an effort to reduce the spread of germs, this event will be ‘touch free,’ meaning that all authors, faculty, students, and other participants should avoid shaking hands, hugging, taking selfies, or otherwise engaging in physical contact. Additionally, we are encouraging all community members to wash their hands, avoid touch their face, use hand sanitizer, and otherwise follow the official guidelines from the Center for Disease Control. If you are feeling sick or exhibiting symptoms of a virus, please stay home and seek medical treatment as necessary. Any individuals who are unable to attend due to illness will have refunds issued in full. While we are unable to provide livestreaming or other forms of remote access for this event, we are actively working to ensure this in the future. If you have any questions, please contact the Piper Center accordingly. To learn more, read our full statement on COVID-19 at