John Morgan

John Morgan | Collected Poems

When I was a teenager, just getting interested in poetry, I acquired a volume of the Collected Poems by Winfield Townley Scott. “Winfield Townley who?” you may ask. In fact, he was a known (maybe not very well-known) writer back then. He’d won the Shelley Memorial Award of the Poetry Society of America in 1939, […]

John Morgan | Collected Poems Read More »

Weekly Roundup of News & Events

This week, National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced the super-exciting news that 49 Writers has been selected to receive a $10,000 NEA Challenge America grant to support a September 2015 literary tour in Southeast Alaska featuring author Melinda Moustakis. This grant will allow us to partner with Alaska Quarterly Review to

Weekly Roundup of News & Events Read More »

Weekly Roundup of News and Events

Upcoming events at 49 Writers Friday Dec. 12, 7pm: Jimmy Riordan presents Le Roman du Lievre (The Romance of the Rabbit). We’re excited to announce another unique opportunity for the Juneau 49 Writers community in the form of a potluck event hosted by Sarah Isto (1718 Willow Avenue).  In 2008 Jimmy Riordan translated the French poet Francis

Weekly Roundup of News and Events Read More »

Linda: 49 Writers Weekly Roundup

Photo by Sean Mattison We are thrilled to announce that acclaimed poet Carolyn Forché will teach at this year’s Tutka Bay Writers Retreat, Sept. 5-7, 2014. Do consider joining us for an intensive, generative weekend workshop, “Writing on Tutka Bay: New Poems, New Passages.” This year’s retreat is designed for poets and memoirists who want to

Linda: 49 Writers Weekly Roundup Read More »

49 Writers Weekly Round-up

Brendan reads his poem “My Grandma” It was wonderful to see such a good turnout of young writers and their families at last Friday’s Write Young Alaska (WYAK) anthology reading. A huge thank you to Peggy Brannon of Kasuun Elementary who encouraged so many of her former students to attend. Works read included poems and

49 Writers Weekly Round-up Read More »

Scroll to Top