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The Boyd Tenney Library presents The Literary Southwest - Readings and conversations with the finest writers in the west and beyond.

Readings and conversations with the finest writers from the West and beyond: distinctive voices, diverse backgrounds, and multiple genres. All events are free and presented in person and via livestream.

Brought to you by the Boyd Tenny Library.

History of Literary Southwest events

List of past events

About the Founder

Jim Natal

Call To Artists!
Fit For The Gods: Visual Art Exhibition

Jenn Northington, author of the novel Fit for the Gods (Yavapai College's Riders Read book), will be speaking at The Literary Southwest's October 4 event.

We invite you to create artwork inspired by the reimagined Greek mythology featured in the short stories! Artists who are residents or students in Arizona are encouraged to submit up to 2 artworks in 2D or 3D - painting, printmaking, drawing, sculpture, jewelry, videos, mixed media, etc. All artwork must be submitted through the Submittable form (below).

Read the chapter summaries .

Submit my artwork

Submission deadline is Sept 6


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Yavapai College Library presents The Literary Southwest is made possible by Yavapai College and the Yavapai College Foundation.

Program Director Jim Natal

New Literary Southwest Team

Ustadza White

Literary Southwest Program Director

James Rider

Technical Director