February 2022

A Brief Look Back at 40 Years of Writing in Alaska by Bill Sherwonit

During an early February walk in the Chugach Front Range, a skier said to me while passing, “Hey, I like your writing. I’ve enjoyed your articles for forty years.” I naturally thanked the skier for his appreciation of my work. But his comments also prompted me to do some mental calculations. It turns out that …

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Reading and Conversation Series: Seth Kantner

Watch a recording of this event: READING AND CONVERSATION SERIES: SETH KANTNER Recorded: Thursday, February 17 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM via Zoom Bio: Seth Kantner was born and raised in northern Alaska and has worked as a trapper, wilderness guide, wildlife photographer, gardening teacher, and adjunct professor. His writing has appeared in The …

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Profiles In Resistance: You Don’t Have to Love It as Long as You Do It by Andromeda Romano-Lax

I’m sitting in the parking lot of the local public pool, reading and drinking lukewarm coffee, knowing my bladder won’t let me fully relax, watching the clock and feeling the pain in my lower back from this unhealthy sitting position. The lap lanes close at 2:00. I need precisely one hour to do my workout …

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The Joys and Challenges of Fictionalizing Alaska: (Or How NOT to Alienate All Your Friends in Your Home Town) with Rich Chiappone

Watch a recording of this event: Recorded: Friday, January 21 2022 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM via Zoom Bio: Rich Chiappone is the author of three collections of stories and/or essays published in national magazines including Alaska Magazine, Gray’s Sporting Journal, the Sun, and others; and in literaries including Catamaran Literary Reader, Fiction Southeast, …

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