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Literary Roundup | September 29-October 12, 2017

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Active Voice | Richard Chiappone: Whoever Fights Monsters

Our Active Voice: Writers Respond series asks Alaska writers to explore how current events and issues are shaping their work and their perspective on the state of our democratic values of justice, freedom, equality, and liberty. The most important role in Active Voice is yours: we want to hear from you. Do you like a post, …

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Literary Roundup | September 29-October 12, 2017

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Literary Roundup | September 1-14, 2017

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Active Voice: Writers Respond | Erin Coughlin Hollowell

As summer turns to winter in Alaska, with a brief interlude long enough to weigh three-quarter ton pumpkins in Palmer that some might call fall, we are excited to announce the return of the blog series Active Voice: Writers Respond, a forum for Alaska writers to respond to current events and controversies on the national …

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Stephen Oliver | Still Breathing

“Still Breathing”, a poem written by the Australasian poet Stephen Oliver, commemorates Derick Burleson, the Alaskan poet who died on December 29, 2016. Oliver reads the poem in this video presentation. “Still Breathing” was first read at Derick’s memorial by his spouse, Nicole Sprague, on April 1, 2017 in Fairbanks, Alaska. You can also read Derick Burleson’s …

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Literary Roundup | August 18-31, 2017

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The Northern Pen Young Writers’ Conference

An exciting new opportunity for young Alaskan writers and composers is underway! The Northern Pen Conference of Prose and Music is currently accepting students for our inaugural session. Our goal is to combine music and prose in order to better understand people’s relationship to place. Award-winning author Matthew Dickerson will guide our young writers, and …

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