In this installment of Arizona Illustrated’s poetry series, a collaboration with the UA Poetry Center, former Tucson Poet Laureate William Pitt Root reads "White Boots: Ghost of the San Manual Mine".
William Pitt Root is the author of eleven books and has been published in hundreds of magazines including The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Harper’s, and more. He grew up in Florida and earned degrees from the University of Washington and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He was Tucson’s Poet Laureate from 1997 to 2002.
Producer: Liz Scherffius
Videographers: Diana Cadena, Robert Lindberg, Danny Sax
Editor: Danny Sax