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All events held via Zoom in Pacific Standard Time. Meeting IDs and passwords appear below.
Download/print the official 2021 program now.      

7:30-9 pm (PST) // Cinder Skies  

w/ Ashley DeWitt & Sarah Minor


5:30-6:45 pm // "Welcome Back Reading"

w/ Jesse Sensibar, M. S. Coe, & Nicole Walker


7-9 pm // Abalone Mountain Press presents...* Shaina Nez, Laura Da', Taté Walker, Laura Tohe, Ofelia Zepeda, Danielle Geller

*This event includes a free raffle with book giveaways.


9-10:30 am // Museum of Northern Arizona National Poetry Month Reading

w/ Lindsey Curley, Lance Tubinaghtewa, Chael Moore, Sareya Taylor, Jaclyn Roessel, Sage Lacapa, Megan Russell, Manny Loley

10:30-11:45 am // Generative Poetry Workshop

w/ Anthony Madrid 

12-1 pm // Editing & Publishing Panel

w/ Emily Forney (BookEnds Literary Agency), Ryan Drendel (Thin Air Magazine), Tyler Mitchell (Salina Bookshelf), Risa Pappas (Tolsun Books)

1-2 pm // Tolsun Books Presents...

w/ Jennifer Battisti, Robert Campbell, Jordan Franklin, and Sara Daniele Rivera

2-3 pm // Salina Bookshelf Presents...

w/ Jolyana Begay-Kroupa and Rex Lee Jim

3-4 pm // Poetry Out Loud: Hunter Hazelton & Northern Arizona Region Semifinalists

w/ Hunter Hazelton, Isabella Constante, Arabella Licher, & Christina Schweiss

4-6 pm // Diné Reader (U of A Press)

w/ Esther Belin, Sherwin Bitsui, Erik Bitsui, Tatum Begay, Hershman John, & Venaya Yazzie

7-9 pm // NOAZBF Featured Reading

w/ Tacey Atsitty, Ansel Elkins, & Benjamin Garcia


9-10:30 am // Southwest Literary Journal Reading w/ Thin Air Magazine, Hayden's Ferry Review, Sonora Review, Chapter House Journal, Curios


10:30 am-12 pm //  Southwest MFA Salon

w/ Northern Arizona University, University of Arizona, Institute of American Indian Arts, Coconino Community College, & Colorado State

2-4 pm // Outspokin' & Bookish Collective Care Zine Making Workshop and Exchange: Can I Hold This For You?

w/ Amanda Meeks 



Sa, 4/10 @ 4 pm // Young Adult Reading

w/ Aden Polydoros & Bill Konigsberg  

Sa, 4/10 @ 5 pm // Eggtooth Editions 

w/ Sagaree Jain, Megan Heise, Eugenie Montague, Katie Quinnelly, Arati Warrier

M, 4/12 @ 6 pm // Exploring Performance, Writing, and Visual Arts

w/ Sarah Minor

Sa, 4/17 @ 1 pm // Generative Poetry Workshop

Poetic Technique & Memory: Translating Past into Present 

w/ National Poetry Series Winner, Benjamin Garcia

      Meeting ID: 93993991411

      Password: kM7RFQ

M, 4/19 @ 6 pm //Performance Poetry

w/ Henry Goldkamp & Rodrigo Toscano 

      Meeting ID: 91910974835

      Password: NOAZBF21

Sa, 4/24 @ 12-2 pm // Carbon Copy presents...

Reading & Editing the Environment

w/ Craig Santos Perez, Eshani Surya, Taylor Brorby, & more

      Meeting ID: 98887628219

      Password: noazbf



Northern Arizona Playwriting Showcase [link]

Zine Making Workshop & Exchange [link]

Writing Contests [link]


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