Creative Writing Affiliate Faculty

Diana Delgado

Diana Marie Delgado  is the Literary Director of the Poetry Center at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Her first poetry collection, "Tracing the Horse," is forthcoming from BOA Editions (Fall, 2019). She is the author of "Late Night Talks with Men I Think I Trust" (Center for Book Arts, 2015). She is a recipient of a 2017 NEA fellow in Poetry and has received grants and scholarships from Letras Latinas, Hedgebrook,  Bread Loaf and the Jack Jones Literary Retreat. Delgado holds an MFA in Poetry from Columbia University and BA in Poetry from UC Riverside. Her poetry has appeared in Tin House, Ploughshares, Ninth Letter, The North American Review, Prairie Schooner, TriQuarterly and Fourteen Hills. A member of the CantoMundo and Macondo writing communities, her work is rooted in her experiences growing up Mexican-American.


Tyler Meier

Tyler Meier is the Executive Director of the University of Arizona Poetry. Prior to joining the Poetry Center, he served as managing editor at The Kenyon Review and co-director of the Kenyon Review Young Writers Workshop. He received an MFA from the University of Washington, and his poetry and nonfiction have appeared in journals such as At LengthAGNI, Boston Review, Indiana Review, jubilat, Poetry, and Washington Square, and have been anthologized in Truth to Power: Writers Respond to the Rhetoric of Hate and Fear. 

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences