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Letter from the Director Aurelie Sheehan

“Dear Alums and Friends, On November 16th, Steve Orlen passed away at his home. One of the founders of the MFA program, Steve taught poetry at the University of Arizona for over forty years. His exceptionally refined understanding of poetry, his passionate curiosity about the human soul and history, and his big loving  presence in

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Festival Of Books Recap/Redux/Luscious

by Erika Jo Brown Most travelogues of Tucson probably start with the weather, so I’ll avoid that (but not before putting in parentheses – I can’t help but spread it on, I’m coming in from the midwest here – that the climate is mystical, Brigadoon-like, unable to be imagined unless experienced, in a word: sunny.

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