Year: 2018

Support Alaska Writers and Readers this Season

Imagine Alaska without books. No The Snow Child. No The Way Winter Comes. No The Cormorant Hunter’s Wife and no Ordinary Wolves. No Blonde Indian. No Winter News. No Two Old Women, nor The Firecracker Boys. No Where the Sea Breaks Its Back. No Leaving Resurrection or Prayers in Wind. You know that books sing, slap, slake, spark. The written word transforms the world we share and our …

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Deb Vanasse | Where to Look

If you’ve spent any time around infants, you recognize how much of their waking existence is focused on where to look. Grownups look mostly out of necessity—for hazards on the road they’re driving, for the words they’re typing on the screen, for the next item on their to-do lists. Infants look out of wonder, delighted …

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Katie Bausler | An Active Idea: 49 Writers Active Voice Podcast

I’m a current public radio volunteer DJ and former journalist and producer, so when the idea came up to create a 49 Writers podcast, I thought it was fantastic. We decided the podcast would be a series of interviews with writers sparked by their response to the effect of the 2016 election on our psyche. The …

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Literary Roundup | December 7-13, 2018 

After a week of aftershocks and clean-up, it seems like Anchorage and its surrounds are ready for reflection. If you’re out for First Friday tonight in the city, be sure to stop by the Anchorage Museum where you’ll find 49 Writers executive director Jeremy Pataky and visiting poet Joanna Lilley writing earthquake-themed poetry-on-demand. Later in …

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Literary Roundup | November 9-15, 2018

49 Writers CLASSES ANCHORAGE | Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2018 from 10 am – 4 pm | More Than War Stories: Practical Steps to Write and Publish Your Book with John Straley | Members or full time students: $69 | General enrollment: $78 Cap: 12 | All experience levels. Registration is open. In this full-day course, novelist and poet John Straley will break …

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