Eowyn Ivey

Ela: 49 Writers Weekly Round-up

Last week, several “Resolve to Write” events were held around the State.  The event held at the Homer Public Library had a particularly lively turnout. Use of blogs was one of many topics discussed, and here are three different takes on the evening from blog posts by writers who were present. Here is Erin Hollowell’s, …

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Andromeda: Foreign Rights-One Part of the Changing Book Market

Eowyn’s Ivey The Snow Child and Andromeda Romano-Lax’s The Spanish Bow: Alaska books that have found their way into foreign markets. Why might I need an agent? Because the book market becomes more complicated every day, and various rights—from electronic to foreign—need to be handled with care. I’ll be teaching a three-hour clinic, called “Agents: …

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Ela: 49 Writers Weekly Round-up

With school letting out for the summer today in Anchorage and around the state, it might seem odd that we’re getting excited already about our fall term of writing instruction here at 49 Writers.  But we love reviewing course proposals (for fall, due June 1) from some of the state’s finest writers and putting together a …

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News too good to wait: Eowyn Ivey’s debut novel sells to Little, Brown imprint

Publisher’s Weekly has broken the news, and our own Eowyn Ivey (blog contributor, 49 Alaska Writing Center volunteer, bookseller, and all-around wonderful person) has confirmed the deal: “Frontiersman reporter who now works at Fireside Books, an independent bookstore in Palmer, Alaska Eowyn Ivey’s THE SNOW CHILD, a saga set in 1920s Alaska, where one evening …

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Our Children, Our Books Part III

Our Mother’s Day Special Concludes. Thanks to participants Eowyn Ivey, Cinthia Ritchie, Marybeth Holleman and Deb Vanasse; full bios are available at the end of Thursday’s Part I post. Having children has given me such a wealth of ideas and emotions to write about. What motherhood has taught me is that there is no perfect …

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