Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference

Lynn Lovegreen | Writing Community: Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference 2019

I had the good fortune to attend the Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference this month. The annual gathering celebrated its 18th this year, and I’ve been there for most of them, because of its writing community. The Kachemak Bay Campus of the Kenai Peninsula College hosts the conference, under the University of Alaska Anchorage. Thanks to …

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Jeremy Pataky | Notes After the ’16 Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference

I actually tried, like a fool, not to attend the Kachemak Bay Writers Conference this year. McCarthy, Alaska is a long way from Homer. Fourteen hours of driving each way, barring calamity, distraction, or accident. Too far, I told myself, too much time away from my summer habitat, too many books I would buy, I …

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Linda: Manuscript to Published Book

Here’s a handy step-by-step guide from Katherine Fausset and Heidi Bell, who presented The Agent and the Editor at this year’s Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference.

Linda: Notes from Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference 2014, part three

Courting Lightning Carol captures yours truly note-taking furiously This plenary session on inspiration and creating a writing life was moderated by Erin Coughlin Hollowell and featured panelists Kwame Dawes, Lee Martin, Eva Saulitis, and Sherry Simpson. Lee Martin kicked off the conversation by asserting that he believes more in perspiration than inspiration. However, there’s always …

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Linda: Notes from Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference 2014, part two

Juneau members Maureen Longworth and Joan Pardes It’s hard to believe that the 2014 Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference is already winding down and will be over after lunch today. Last night culminated in a silent auction offering items from a variety of beautiful poetry broadsides to a kuspuk crafted by Debby Dahl Edwardson herself, followed …

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