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Weekly Roundup of Writing Opportunities for May 6

EVENTS IN ANCHORAGE Story Works Alaska: Youth Storytelling Saturday, May 7th, 2016, 7pm at 49th State Brewing Company Theatre 717 W 3rd Ave. Anchorage, AK 99501  Hear students from all across Anchorage share their wonderful stories on stage! Purchase tickets here. All proceeds benefit future story workshops beyond Anchorage. For questions please contact regan@storyworksak.org or blairanneh@gmail.com.  The Salmon …

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Art Talk with Ron Spatz of the Alaska Quarterly Review

This interview of Ron Spatz, editor-in-chief and founding editor of Alaska Quarterly Review was originally posted in 2011 on the Art Works Blog on the National Endowments for the Arts webpage. AQR is published by the University Alaska Anchorage and is without a doubt one of the nation’s best literary magazines, as noted by The …

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Alaska Shorts: Visiting with AQR featuring Elizabeth Bradfield

Throughout the next few months, we’ll be featuring excerpts of writing by Alaskans who’ve been published in Alaska Quarterly Review. AQR is published by the University Alaska Anchorage and is without a doubt one of the nation’s best literary magazines, as noted by The Washington Post Book World. Each issue of AQR is rich with …

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Alaska Shorts: Visiting With AQR, Featuring Peggy Shumaker

Throughout the next few months, we’ll be featuring excerpts of writing by Alaskans who’ve been published in Alaska Quarterly Review. AQR is published by the University Alaska Anchorage and is without a doubt one of the nation’s best literary magazines, as noted by The Washington Post Book World. Each issue of AQR is rich with …

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Alaska Shorts: Visiting with AQR, Eva Saulitis featured

Throughout the next few months, we’ll be featuring excerpts of writing by Alaskans who’ve been published in Alaska Quarterly Review. AQR is published by the University Alaska Anchorage and is without a doubt one of the nation’s best literary magazines, as noted by The Washington Post Book World. Each issue of AQR is rich with …

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Linda: 49 Writers Weekly Roundup

Most of us are still on a high from the Tutka Bay Writers Retreat last weekend with poet Carolyn Forché. It was an unforgettable learning experience and many participants generated strong new work in the form of poetry and memoir prose. Carolyn’s teaching focused us and inspired us to find new ways to create and …

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JT Torres: Lost and Found: On the Alaska Quarterly Review

I started reading Alaska Quarterly Review as an undergraduate creative writing student at University of Central Florida. Yes, Central Florida. I’m not sure whether I found the journal or the journal found me. My childhood was filled with dreams of mountains, despite being raised in a state so flat the majority of it sat below …

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Linda: 49 Writers Weekly Roundup

Our initial elation at Monday’s news that the months-long prioritization process at UAA has determined that the university should invest more resources in arts, languages, and humanities was quickly overshadowed by their conclusion that the Alaska Quarterly Review is one of the non-academic programs needing “further review, consideration for reduction or phase out.” Say it …

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