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July 2022

NEA Big Read: Poetry Workshop with Christy NaMee Eriksen

July 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the Juneau Public Library and 49 Writers for our final NEA Big Read event this year: a free two-hour poetry workshop led by talented local writer and artist Christy NaMee Eriksen! Thursday, July 21st | 6-8PM Mendenhall Valley Library Juneau, AK Christy NaMee Eriksen is a multidisciplinary poet, teaching artist, and organizer living on Lingít Aaní, Juneau, Alaska. Described as a “tender powerhouse," NaMee blends personal narrative, poetry, and the politics of identity. She/her work has appeared in such…

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September 2022

Tutka Bay Writers Retreat – 2022

September 23 - September 25

12th annual 49 Writers Tutka Bay Writers Retreat featuring acclaimed author Luis Alberto Urrea. September 23-25, 2022 at Tutka Bay Lodge. Luis Alberto Urrea, a Guggenheim Fellow and Pulitzer Prize finalist, is the author of 18 books, winning numerous awards for his poetry, fiction and essays. Born in Tijuana to a Mexican father and American mother, Urrea is most recognized as a border writer, though he says, “I am more interested in bridges, not borders.” The Devil’s Highway, Urrea’s 2004…

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