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Remember the 49 Writers First Friday book signing from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. tonight at the International Gallery of Contemporary Art, 427 D St. in Anchorage.  Deb Vanasse will be signing read-aloud titles for young readers (Under Alaska’s Midnight Sun, Totem Tale, Alaska Animal Babies) and books for older readers (Amazing Alaska, ages 7-10; A Distant Enemy, …

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Ela: 49 Writers Weekly Round-up

Andromeda Romano-Lax and Deb Vanasse will be talking about the 49 Alaska Writing Center at the next Alaska Professional Communicators’ Luncheon, Thursday November 4 at 11:30, at Kinley’s Restaurant. Lunch is $19 for guests, $25 for members. The APC website has details. If you read us regularly, you may recognize our upcoming courses: Flash Fiction …

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We hear the Skagway’s Red Onion is buzzing with lit chat and writer-types as the North Words Symposium launches this week.  Our own Andromeda Romano-Lax is there, along with Dana Stabenow, Kim Heacox, Dan Henry, Tim Woody, Dave Hunsaker, Sherry Simpson, Nita Nettleton, Kaylene Johnson, Peggy Shumaker, Elisabeth Dabney, Jeff Brady, and Buckwheat.  We’ll look …

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Deb: 49 Writers Weekly Round-Up

Hang on to your laptops and pens, folks.  I let you off easy last week, but today we’ve got lots to share.  First off, thanks for the great response to our 49 Writers workshop “Power Writing:  Description that Works,” April 24 and May 1 the Kaladi Brothers on Brayton.  We’ve filled all ten spots, but …

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Deb: 49 Writers weekly round-up

Thanks to all who participated in our 49 Writers online book club discussion this week of Nancy Lord’s Rock, Water, Wild.  We enjoyed an engaging dialogue with one another and with the author.  Looking ahead, the next online book club discussion will feature David Vann’s Legend of a Suicide. Thanks also to all the children’s …

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49 Writers Weekly Round-Up

Tired of all the press on Sarah’s new book? We got some nice press of our own this week at 49 Writers. This month’s Alaska Magazine has a nice large write-up on our Ode to a Dead Salmon contest, including a big ugly picture and a quote from the winning entry, with a link to …

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49 Writers weekly round-up

Wow. What a week. Dana Stabenow inks a deal with Evergreen Films toward a TV series featuring her Aleut PI, and Joan Kane earns a hugely prestigious Whiting Award. Front page of the Anchorage Daily News, two days running. Of course we covered the big news for Dana and Joan, too. Well done, Alaskan authors. …

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49 Writers weekly round-up

Fairbanks-area writers and writers who’ll be in Fairbanks for the ASLA conference are invited to join us for another 49 Writers no-host gathering at the Red Lantern in the Westmark Hotel on Saturday, October 17 at 9 p.m. The event follows the ASLA poetry slam, starting at 7 p.m. in the Westmark’s Northern Latitudes Restaurant. …

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