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Veterans Writing Circle with Marco Piña

Date(s): Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Piper Writers House, 450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281
Genre and Form(s): Mixed Genre
Cost: Free

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About this Event

The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing is proud to announce a partnership with the Pat Tillman Veterans Center and the Office for Veteran Military Academic Engagement to bring Veteran students and local Veterans a space to write together, workshop creative pieces, and share stories. This circle is Veteran led and Veteran focused. All skill levels and genres are welcome! Food provided!

Writing workshops will be facilitated by ASU Masters of Fine Arts graduate, Marco Pina. For more information please contact the Piper Center Outreach Coordinator at


About the Pat Tillman Veterans Center

The Pat Tillman Veterans Center provides support for student veterans and dependents. Explore ASU's veteran affairs and services, and get help with your education benefits.

About the Office for Veteran and Military Academic Engagement

The Office for Veteran and Military Academic Engagement serves the Arizona State University community by promoting dialogue, teaching, and research that increases information, understanding, knowledge, and relationships among military, civilian, and academic cultures.

Meet your Facilitator

Marco Piña was born in Phoenix, Arizona and he spent twelve years in the U.S. Air Force. After studying screenwriting and playwriting, he committed himself to learning and writing poetry. After graduating from Arizona State University with an MFA, he became dedicated to helping others begin to heal moral injury and trauma through writing. He teaches ongoing, private creative writing workshops.

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