Mar 162013
Remixing Spaces as Places: A Talk and Reading on March 27

The Next American Nature and Science Writing, a Series Curated by Christopher Cokinos and Sponsored by the University of Arizona Institute for the Environment Simmons B. Buntin Author, Editor, and Community Provocateur Wednesday, March 27, 2013 : 7 p.m. The University of Arizona Poetry Center I hope you’ll join me on Wednesday, March 27th for […]

Feb 112013
A List, a Class, and a Tribute

It appears I’ve been remiss in posting to my own blog. In fact, the last post before today occurred about 16 months and one week ago. Yikes. Your forgiveness, I beg. Here are three things I wanted to point you, my faithful two or three readers, to: A List The University of Arizona Poetry Center […]

Jun 262011
Readings in Washington and California

I’d love to see you at one of the following events coming up in late June and early July as we trek up to the Pacific Northwest: June 29, 2011 : 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Poetry Reading with Derek Sheffield Johnston Ridge Observatory, Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, Washington July 6, 2011 : […]

Apr 042011
Birds & Poems at Sweetwater

We had a wonderful field trip to the Sweetwater Wetlands water treatment facility for our “Birds & Poems” course Saturday morning. Here are a few photos, but check out the full gallery of 39 images — both poets and birds — here. A northern shoveler stretches his wings. A red-winged blackbird eyes me as I […]

Mar 132011

For those of you following along, here’s what I’ll be reading when I have the pleasure and honor of joining David Ray at the Tucson Festival of Books on the UA campus (our session is 11:30 a.m., Sunday, Kiva Room, Student Union Memorial Center): “Drawing” from Bloom “Friday Afternoon” from Bloom “Indigo Bunting” from Riverfall […]

Mar 022011

Only in its third year, the Tucson Festival of Books — held this year on March 12 and 13, at the University of Arizona — is so well run and well-attended you’d think it’s in its thirtieth year! And this year I have the good fortune of being one of the readers. I’ll be reading […]

Feb 152011
Wildbranch Anthology Book Launch and Reading Sunday at Tohono Chul Park!

Local Authors Read from New Nature Anthology at Tohono Chul Park February 20, 2011, 2-4 p.m., Tohono Chul Park Education Center Classroom #1 Alison Hawthorne Deming, Gayle Jandrey, Tony Cross, and Simmons B. Buntin—a few of the more than 50 contributors to Wildbranch: An Anthology of Nature, Environmental, and Place-based Writing—will read from the volume […]

Jan 192011
Join Me and My New Friends Rita Maria Magdaleno and Pablo Peregrina Wednesday Night

… for a reading of poetry and more! Edge Reading Series Wednesday, January 19, 7:30 p.m. Casa Libre en La Solana 28 North 4th Avenue Tucson, AZ Suggested Donation: $5 Come to Edge: A Reading Series of Emerging and Younger Writers. Edge is a series of local and national writers and cross-genre artists, emphasizing diversity […]

Dec 302010
Register for the Birds and Poems Class!

Birds and Poems with Simmons Buntin and Eric Magrane Mondays, February 28 through April 4, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. except no class meeting on March 14 plus a field trip on Saturday, April 2, 7:00 am to 11:00 a.m. Tuition: $150  + $10 materials/field trip fee Both birding and poetry are great practice in […]