“Grateful people are happy people.” In a week of thankfulness rituals, I appreciated the reminder.
Sometimes you need rules to make a game more interesting (witness: tennis, sonnets.) You could say I invented a reading-list form for myself. Guest Blogger Christine Byl | What Shall I Read Next?
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Thanks to everyone who turned out last night to Jonathan White’s Reading & Craft Talk Series event in Anchorage, and to Indigo Tea Lounge for staying open after hours to host this series! Folks, don’t miss Jonathan’s appearances tonight (11/10/17) in Homer, and Saturday the 11th at UAA Campus Bookstore (details below). SOUTHCENTRAL HOMER | Friday, November 10, 2017 at …
Fairbanks Arts Association (Fairbanks, AK), in partnership with Alaska Center for the Book (Anchorage, AK), have announced that the featured selection for the 2017-2018 statewide Alaska Reads program is Steam Laundry, by Fairbanks poet Nicole Stellon O’Donnell. Alaska Reads is a biennial statewide reading program that features a selected publication by a living Alaskan author. The initiative began in 2015 … Read More
Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way. E. L. Doctorow I hate driving at night. Give me daylight, sunshine. Let me see where I’m headed. But that’s not the province of a writer. Whenever I’m in the final throes of … Read More
The chutzpah and energy and even the unpredictability of AQR is completely Alaskan. If it were a person it could be one of my neighbors.
Merton’s coming to Alaska in that beast of a year, the “year of everything horrible” as he referred to it, is a little-known, under-told story.
What’s happening in literary Alaska?