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Tutka Bay Writers Retreat – 2022

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 …

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Literary Roundup | May 18-24, 2018

SOUTHCENTRAL ANCHORAGE | Wednesday, May 23, Danger Close Alaska with Don Rearden We’re proud to present the 2018 offering of Danger Close Alaska, the third year of joint 49 Writers and Alaska Humanities Forum programming meant to build a literary community of civilians and veterans. Everyone is welcome to attend. This year, Danger Close Alaska takes place one night …

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Joan Pardes | Confessions of a Writing Retreat Enthusiast

I love talking about writing. Poetry. Essays. Fiction. If there’s a discussion about stringing words together, I’m in! Over the years, I’ve attended all types of literary events – workshops, craft talks, university classes, institutes, reading circles. But for this Alaskan, the nirvana of all writing events is the Tutka Bay Writers Retreat. Debra Magpie …

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Tutka Bay Writers Retreat 2016

Homer is beginning to green up, the light pouring in over the mountains and across the bay. It seems early to be thinking about September, but as every Alaskan knows, summer flies by without a glance over its shoulder. With that in mind, early registration for the Tutka Bay Writers Retreat is happening until May 1st at …

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49 Writers Weekly Round-up

Best wishes of the season to all our blog followers! We hope your winter break with family and friends is both relaxing and restoring.As the year draws to a close, take a moment to put our January events on your calendar. On January 1, we open registration for our spring semester. Although spring might seem …

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49 Writers Weekly Round-up

Happy St. Andrew’s Day to one and all! Now that the holiday season is officially under way, here are a couple of 49 Writers event to get you in a celebratory mood: On December 3, 7:00 pm, at Great Harvest Bread Company, celebrated Alaskan chef Kirsten Dixon will give a Reading & Craft Talk entitled …

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This week we are excited to announce the opening of registration for two of our key events—the 49 Writers 2012 Write-a-thon on April 13, 5-11pm at Snow City Café in Anchorage, and the Tutka Bay Writers Retreat, September 7-9. The Write-a-thon is our premiere fundraising event, and this year we are challenging participants to write …

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