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Thank you to author and columnist Elise Patkotak, who closed our spring Reading & Craft Talk last night at Great Harvest Bread Company by sharing her wit, wisdom—and serious side, as well as talking about her experiences with self-publishing. Thank you too to the couple dozen people who forsook the sunny spring evening outisde to …

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Linda: 49 Writers Weekly Roundup

Photo courtesy of Christina Whiting First of all, we’d like to express our appreciation to everyone who participated in last Friday’s Write-a-thon – a great time was had by all at Snow City Café as you created new work and raised money for 49 Writers! We’ll have a full report for you next week.  Special thanks go to …

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Linda: 49 Writers Weekly Roundup

Don’t miss the very last 49 Writers event of 2013: a New Year’s Eve poetry reading by Joan Naviyuk Kane on Tuesday Dec. 31, 8pm, 120 West 11th Avenue, to mark the release of Hyperboreal, her second award-winning book. Joan will read selections from this new collection after we enjoy music from Alaskan songwriter Michael Howard. Doors open at 7pm. …

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49 Writers Weekly Round-up

It’s hard to believe that AWP Boston has come and gone after the long build-up. Writers and literary groups around Alaska are already planning proposals for next year’s AWP Annual Conference and Bookfair in Seattle, February 26-March 1, 2014, which will feature Annie Proulx as the keynote. The proposal deadline is May 1, 2013. Although …

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Ela: 49 Writers Weekly Round-up

The most exciting literary news this week is the publication of The Detour, the second novel of 49 Writers co-founder, Andromeda Romano-Lax, which takes place in Italy in the days leading up to World War II. Booklist calls it “a gently haunting work of subtle and surprising wisdom” and Library Journal describes the author as …

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Ela: 49 Writers Weekly Round-up

Happy holidays!  In the sidebar to the right, we’ve left a couple of electronic gifts for you:  a link to a podcast of Deb’s “Crash Course: Characters” (powerpoint slides included) and a link to a post by Dana Stabenow about online book promotion. Last-minute shopping? You might consider a writing center gift certificate, or membership for a …

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