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University of Arizona Poetry Center Announces New Executive Director May 20, 2013: On August 5th, the University of Arizona Poetry Center will have a new Executive Director: Tyler Meier. Meier joins the Poetry Center after working for many years as a poet, administrator, and educator. The announcement, posted on the UA Poetry Center's website, is a fantastic introduction to Meier and his work: Meier comes to the [...] by

Rhyme April 25, 2013: 1. I trust everyone in my generation (Nixon, Ford, and Carter Administrations) will recognize these lyrics: Jenny, Jenny, | who can I turn to You give me something | I can hold onto I know you think I’m like | the others before Who saw your name and number | on the wall Note the rhymes. The uninitiated will immediately smile, [...] by

Poetry posters on display in Arizona January 28, 2011: Arizona Public Media features a video interview with Richard Shelton who, as director of  the University of Arizona Poetry Center  introduced the practice of commissioning original posters for each visiting poet in the early 1960s. “We were bringing in nationally known poets but we were having a hard time getting people to attend,” he [...] by