University of Arizona Summer Residency in Tucson AZ

Tucson, Arizona, United States

Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2018


SCHOLARSHIP:None Available

CONTACT: Sarah Gzemski
PHONE: 520-626-4310

Writing residency in Tucson at The University of Arizona Poetry Center for poets.

The Poetry Center awards one residency each summer to one poet to spend two to four weeks in Tucson, Arizona developing their work. Writers at any stage of their careers may apply; emerging writers are welcome. The residency includes a small stipend and a two to four week stay in a studio apartment located within steps of the Center's renowned library of contemporary poetry. The residency is offered between June 1 and August 31. We're now only accepting applications via Submittable! We no longer accept paper submissions via mail. Any paper submissions that we receive will be recycled. For complete guidelines, please visit:




PO Box 210150
1508 E. Helen Street
Arizona, United States

University of Arizona Poetry Center Summer and Winter Residencies

The Poetry Center is a leading literary institution and a living archive of poetry. As a premier example of a thriving public/private partnership, the Poetry Center connects the University of Arizona with the greater literary community in Tucson and beyond. We have amassed one of the finest and largest print/digital collections of contemporary poetry in America, with an active schedule of acquisitions. We’ve welcomed over one thousand poets to Tucson to read. Our education programs annually serve Arizona school children, college students, and adults with poetry experiences. Our public/private partnership has invested in a permanent landmark home for poetry in the American Southwest, and this underscores our ongoing commitment to the future of poetry, poetics, literary arts, and the ever-growing diverse community that we serve and cherish.