John Morgan

Denali Park Journal, Part One: A guest post by John Morgan

For ten marvelous days this past June, I was writer-in-residence at Denali National Park. Here are some excerpts from the journal I kept. Day 1. Driving to the cabin, I saw a group of fourteen caribou being pestered by a pair of long-tailed jaegers—move along! move along!—they swooped and shouted, protecting their territory. Focusing my …

Denali Park Journal, Part One: A guest post by John Morgan Read More »

Most Solitary Art: Guest Post by John Morgan

Is poetry un-Alaskan? Featured author John Morgan ponders the value and risks associated with this most solitary art. (Above, Jim Orvik’s painting, which will be on the cover of Morgan’s forthcoming collection, “Spear-Fishing on the Chatanika: New and Selected Poems.” When Nancy Lord pointed out in an earlier blog that unlike almost every other state, …

Most Solitary Art: Guest Post by John Morgan Read More »

49 Writers weekly round-up

Thanks to all who participated in this week’s 49 writers online book club discussion of And She Was, and especially to author Cindy Dyson for joining in. We batted around some fascinating ideas. Andromeda will take charge of our final book club discussion for the year; watch here for details in the weeks ahead. And …

49 Writers weekly round-up Read More »

City Poet – Country Poet

It’s already October, and we’re celebrating with the first guest post from featured author John Morgan. Morgan has published three books of poetry and several chapbooks, along with a new collection, Spear-Fishing on the Chatanika: New and Selected Poems, coming out next year from Salmon Poetry in Ireland. In the sidebar photo to the right, …

City Poet – Country Poet Read More »

49 writers weekly round-up

First, many thanks to Marybeth Holleman, our featured author for March, for her insightful posts. With the turning of the calendar arrives award-winning author David Vann, whom we’re featuring during April. By clicking on his photo in the sidebar, you can link to previous posts by and about David. We’ve also posted a photo of …

49 writers weekly round-up Read More »

Scroll to Top