Year: 2009

January poetry discussion: Something new for your new year…

We asked for help moderating our next online book discussion, and boy did we get a wonderful gift in response. Sandra Kleven, writer and MFA student at UAA’s low-residency program, has created a wonderful website for this Thursday, January 7 online event. The website has the full text of eight poems by four featured Alaska …

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Nature Writing Redux and Some Favorite Books: A Guest Post by Bill Sherwonit

I wondered if I could get through this month of guest posting without reference to my summertime exchange with Rich Chiappone about nature writing (and, when he got going, genre writing generally). Couldn’t do it. I enjoyed returning to the scene of the fight (figuratively speaking) and rereading Rich’s pointed responses to my post. I …

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49 Writers Weekly Round-Up

Ah, the holidays. After all the rush, it’s good to relax and enjoy the company of those we love. So we’ll keep the news short and to the point. But do read to the end, where you’ll find our little gift to you. The new year will bring several exciting developments here at 49 Writers. …

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Wondering about Facebook and Other Random Jottings: A Guest Post by Bill Sherwonit

I’m not exactly a Luddite, but I am something of a technophobe, never quite comfortable around the latest technological gadgets. I remember my unease when computers were first moving out of research labs and into the general population. Maybe I was influenced by all the science fiction I’d read as a teenager and young adult, …

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49 Writers Weekly Round-Up

As the madness of holiday preparation winds down, a period of rest settles in. A short one. Here at 49 Writers, we’re gearing up for 2010, starting with a new advertising opportunity for authors and booksellers. As you’re probably aware, 49 Writers has been a labor of love, a way for Andromeda and I to …

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