David Vann

Deb: 49 Writers weekly round-up

First off, let me say that we’ve got an amazing community of writers. You’re willing to pull on your overalls, roll up your sleeves, and plunge in to help with launch Alaska’s first-ever writing center. And though the building isn’t a done deal yet, we wanted to spend the first part of this week’s round-up …

Deb: 49 Writers weekly round-up Read More »

Yes, we loved the article in today’s Daily News about Adak-born David Vann, whose “Legend of a Suicide” will be featured in an upcoming online chat. If you’re a regular 49writers reader, you already know about Vann, who was a guestblogger for us in April 2009. We’re thrilled Vann is getting lots of positive attention …

Read More »

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 …

Deb: 49 Writers weekly round-up Read More »

Your Turn: Going Rogue — or not? (plus online book club ideas)

Thanks to Bill Sherwonit for passing on this news item from the Associated Press:“An independent bookseller in Sarah Palin’s home state is donating the proceeds he makes off her book to a group that is among the biggest critics of the former Republican vice presidential candidate. Don Muller owns Old Harbor Books in Sitka. He’s …

Your Turn: Going Rogue — or not? (plus online book club ideas) Read More »

49 writers weekly round-up

Maybe you already knew, since you’re reading here, but it’s official: book blogs are a great way to market books. So asserts L.A. Times book editor David Ullen, speaking recently on a panel debating the role of “gatekeepers” in publishing. “There has never been a better time to market books,” Ullin said. “The entrepreneurial model …

49 writers weekly round-up Read More »

Scroll to Top