A public Craft Q&A was held from 1-2 p.m. at Piper Writers House. The reading was at 7:45 pm Pima Auditorium Memorial Unionco. This event was sponsored by The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing.
Ray Gonzalez is the author of ten books of poetry and three collections of essays. His poetry has appeared in the 1999, 2000, and 2003 editions of The Best American Poetry (Scribners) and The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses 2000 (Pushcart Press). He is Full Professor in the MFA Creative Writing Program at The University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.