Active Voice Articles
Sure, language always changes. And, the fiction writer—the poet and essayist, too—needs time to process.
One year into what for many Americans is a bewildering change in the leadership of our country, we gathered around Thanksgiving tables to share
Merton’s coming to Alaska in that beast of a year, the “year of everything horrible” as he referred to it, is a little-known, under-told story. The publication of my book, We Are All Poets Here, coincides with the 50th anniversary of Merton’s Alaska journey, which also happens to be the 50th anniversary of his death. Alaska was one of the last places on earth he saw.
This is the first in a series of four posts honoring Alaska Quarterly Review‘s 35th Anniversary. ~ 49 Writers, Inc. EDITOR’S NOTE: 35th Anniversary
Listening to a Literary Monk: Balancing Writing with Silence Thomas Merton chose to live on the margins. As an isolated Trappist monk, he joined
Our Active Voice: Writers Respond series asks Alaska writers to explore how current events and issues are shaping their work and their perspective on