Year: 2022

Reading & Conversation Series: Marybeth Holleman

Watch a recording of this event: READING AND CONVERSATION SERIES: MARYBETH HOLLEMAN Recorded: Thursday, November 17 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM via Zoom Bio: Marybeth Holleman’s latest book is the poetry collection tender gravity. She’s also author of The Heart of the Sound, co-author of Among Wolves, and co-editor of Crosscurrents North, among others. …

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Reading & Conversation Series: Elishaba Doerksen

Watch a recording of this event: READING AND CONVERSATION SERIES: ELISHABA DOERKSEN Recorded: Thursday, October 20 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM via Zoom Bio: Elishaba Doerksen is the oldest of fifteen children born to ex-hippies Robert and Kurina Hale—also known as Papa Pilgrim and Country Rose. She grew up in a dilapidated 341-square-foot log cabin …

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Live from Storyknife: October

Watch a recording of this event: LIVE FROM STORYKNIFE Recorded: October 18 | 6 PM – 7 PM AKDT Via Zoom Live from Storyknife is a monthly reading series featuring the guest residents of the Storyknife Writers Retreat. Ann Fisher-Wirth’s seventh book of poems, Paradise Is Jagged, is forthcoming from Terrapin Books in February. Her …

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A Poem for the Season

Dusk in Autumn The moon is like a scimitar, A little silver scimitar, A-drifting down the sky. And near beside it is a star, A timid twinkling golden star, That watches likes an eye. And thro’ the nursery window-pane The witches have a fire again, Just like the ones we make,— And now I know …

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Tutka Bay Author Reading: Luis Alberto Urrea in Anchorage

Watch a recording of the event:   FALL 2022 LUIS ALBERTO URREA READING IN ANCHORAGE Recorded: Monday, September 26 | 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Wilda Marston Theater at Z.J. Loussac Library 3600 Denali St. Anchorage, AK Co-sponsored by Title Wave Books. Bio: Urrea, a Guggenheim Fellow and Pulitzer Prize finalist, is the author of …

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Training Our Brains to Value Effort—A Scientific Postscript for Writers by Andromeda Romano-Lax

This week I had a phone meeting about a writing project that has extremely long odds. The meeting itself was a blast. After the call ended, I kept checking in with my feelings, trying to imagine the disappointment I’d feel if the project fizzled. But no matter how I pressed and pinched, seeking anticipatory emotional …

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Spotlight on New Works: Profiles in Anthropological Praxis by Kerry D. Feldman and Phyllis A. Fast

An invited essay in applied anthropology, “Alan Boraas and Kahtnuht’ana Qenagu: Preserving and Renewing an Alaska Native Language” was published May 22, 2022 by Kerry D. Feldman and Phyllis A. Fast in Profiles in Anthropological Praxis: An International Casebook, ed. by Terry M. Redding and Charles C. Cheney. Excerpt: “The project (a Dena’ina language self-learning …

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