Welcome to 49 Writers
A vibrant community of diverse Alaskan writers.
We are writers of diverse cultures and backgrounds.
We come together to learn, develop, and share common literary interests.
We preserve the stories of our lives through journaling, blogging and memoir.
We craft poetry and prose gracing the pages of national magazines and literary journals.
We enrich our communities with letters, articles and commentary.
Our books make the New York Times bestseller lists and are honored with international recognition.
We are Alaskan writers cultivated and encouraged by 49 Writers for more than a decade.
Please join us as we nurture the gift of the written word in this remarkable place in these unparalleled times.
Latest from the 49 Writers Blog
SOLSTICE By Daryl Farmer, Fairbanks The sun today is a drooping eye its lid lifting over the horizon and then, in early afternoon
MINDSCAPE By Amber Evan, Kongiganak It frantically wrote- It anxiously scribbled stories in and out of the world. There, animals talked all the
PEDESTRIANS By Anne Coray, Homer The names of whom we will never know; I thought to give them some—Mary, Jack, Rick, and Drew
ALASKA RAIN FOREST TOWN By Dan Branch, Juneau On an early spring day when only pastel craftsmen homes remind locals of sunshine and
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