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Each Month

Annual

Other Calendars



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Each Month


Cochise Writers

Every other Tuesday, from 4:30 to 6:45 p.m. Meeting location alternates between the Sierra Vista Public Library conference room and the Bisbee Copper Queen Public Library's young-adult room.

Free critique group for poets, short-story writers, memoirists, novelists, nonfiction writers, and bloggers of all experience levels. Participants also share information and insights about business issues.

Meeting details


Creative Writing Celebration: Open-Mic Night | Portal

First Saturday of each month, from 5 to 7 p.m. (Arizona / Mountain Standard time), at Sky Islands Grill and Grocery (37 Portal Road; Rodeo, NM).

"Family friendly" prose, poetry, and song. Four minutes per participant.

CWC homepage. CWC Facebook page. Email for information.

Venue's Facebook page. Venue telephone: (575) 557-1234.


Creative Writing Celebration: Open-Mic Night | Sierra Vista

Third Friday of each month, from 7 to 9 p.m., at Broxton's Coffee (920 E. Fry Blvd., Sierra Vista).

"Family friendly" prose, poetry, and song. Four minutes per participant.

CWC homepage. CWC Facebook page. Email for information.

Venue's homepage.


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Second Sunday of each month, from 2 to 4 p.m. In Sierra Vista.

Free, prose-and-poetry critique group for all experience levels.

Meeting details


Poetry Critique Society

Last Monday of each month, from 5 to 7 p.m., in the Copper Queen Library meeting room.

Free poetry critique group. Participants should bring a printed copy of their work for duplication for other attendees.

Copper Queen Library: Events page. See the listings for the last Monday of the month.


Annual


Cochise Creative Writing Celebration

Friday-and-Saturday event held each April at Cochise Community College's Sierra Vista main campus.

Hands-on workshops and presentations for aspiring writers by recognized authors. Writing competition with three categories.

Homepage


Poetry Month at the Copper Queen Library

Annual, month-long series of events at the Copper Queen Library in Old Bisbee. Celebrates National Poetry Month.

Readings and workshops by established poets. Readings by local poets.

Library homepage and events calendar


Tucson Festival of Books

Saturday-and-Sunday event held each March on the University of Arizona campus, Tucson.

Presentations, workshops, and readings by recognized authors. Entertainment and food and retail booths. Most events are free. Has writing competitions.

Homepage


Other Calendars


Douglas Dispatch (Douglas) newspaper Online calendar

Herald/Review (Sierra Vista, Bisbee) newspaper Online calendar. "SoCo AE Happenin'" calendar: Bottom of Southern Cochise Arts & Entertainment webpage.

Organizational and other calendars — This website's REFERENCES > Websites page.


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