#ArtLitPhx: Celebrating New Additions to the Rare Book Room

Date: Thurday, May 2, 2019 – Friday, May 24, 2019

Location: University of Arizona: Poetry Center, 1508 E Helen St, Tucson, AZ 85719

Cost: Free

Event Details:

This exhibit showcases new additions to the Poetry Center’s L. R. Benes Rare Book Room, purchased with funds from the Poetry Center’s Special Acquisitions Endowment. In honor of the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment being sent to the states for ratification, the books purchased this year are all authored by female/female-identified writers. Works highlighted include a signed copy of A Blues Book for Blue Black Magical Women by Sonia Sanchez and a suppressed edition of Wake Island by Muriel Rukeyser.

Exhibitions are displayed in the Jeremy Ingalls Gallery of the Poetry Center.

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