The Tempe Book Festival is an annual event intended to celebrate reading, writing, and a love for books. The Festival brings together local authors, publishers, booksellers, panel discussions, youth story times, and more!
The Uptown PEN is a monthly open mic and reading series hosted by Four Chambers. The series aims to showcase the work of local authors and it also brings a monthly featured author. Local authors can bring poetry, flash fiction, or any other pieces. The open mic lasts around an hour (first come, first serve) and with a half hour for the featured author. To be featured, please e-mail: email@example.com.
Anne Heintz is a native Arizonan who likes to write about teaching and teach about writing. She represented the US at an international playwriting festival for young artists called Interplay, held in Townsville, Australia. Her most recent academic scholarship may be found in the Springer Handbook for Digital Learning in K-12 Schools. She is the co-author of two practitioner volumes for teachers, published by Guilford Press and Teachers College Press. Her fiction piece, Not Exacta, was featured at Spillers, a performance art event showcasing Arizona writers. She has short fiction appearing in Four Chambers 04. She is currently working on a musical about teachers.
The event takes place Tuesday, October 11th, 2016, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Practical Art. 5070 N Central Ave, 85012 Phoenix. For more information, visit the Facebook event.