Events This Week

Listings BOOK READING. UA Modern Languages Building auditorium. Junot Diaz, a visiting writer from the Dominican Republic, reads from his work at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 17.

POETS AND ARTISTS SERIES. Dinnerware Contemporary Art Gallery. 135 E. Congress St. POG continues the Poets and Artists series with an evening of work by Erica Hunt and Jen Bervin at 7 p.m. on Saturday, February 13.


CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. The Tucson Poetry Festival is accepting recent work from Arizona poets for the 16th-annual Statewide Poetry Contest. The contest is open to all Arizona poets who have not published a full-length collection of their work. Entrants must submit two copies of up to 10 pages of recent work. Entrant's name must not appear on manuscript pages. Do not staple or bind materials. Photocopied excerpts from books and periodicals will not be accepted. Enclose a title page including name, address, titles (or first two lines) of the poems and a contact phone number. Winners will be notified by March 15. Entry fee is $8. Mail entries to Statewide Poetry Contest, P.O. Box 44000, Tucson, AZ 85733. Entries must be postmarked by February 28.

DEAD POET'S SOCIETY. Let your creative juices flow! A safe place to read poetry and prose. Discussion and feedback are encouraged at these bi-monthly meetings. Call 750-1482 for information.

ECLECTIC WRITERS GROUP. Eclectic writers meet from 7 to 9 p.m. every Tuesday to read original works, practice writing, critique work and discuss related issues. All forms, styles and skill levels are encouraged. There is no membership fee. Call 797-6614 for detailed information.

POETRY AND MORE. The Casbah. 628 N. Fourth Ave. Join other Tucson poets and storytellers from 7:30 to
9:30 p.m. Tuesdays to share original works, or listen to the works of others. Call 792-9910 for information. TW

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