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Christine Byl | Thanks & Giving for the Arts

“Grateful people are happy people.” In a week of thankfulness rituals, I appreciated the reminder. Christine Byl | Thanks & Giving for the Arts

Guest Blogger Christine Byl | What Shall I Read Next?

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? a href=”http://instagatrix.com/2017/11/16/guest-blogger-christine-byl-what-shall-i-read-next/”>Guest Blogger Christine Byl | What Shall I Read Next?

Literary Roundup | November 10-23, 2017

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 | …

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Statewide Alaska Reads Program 2017-18

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. …

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Deb Vanasse | Hazards in the High Beams – 49 Writers, Inc.

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 …

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AQR @35, Chutzpah and Energy, by Heather Lende

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. AQR @35, Chutzpah and Energy, by Heather Lende

Kathleen W. Tarr | Writing Toward a Twenty-First Century Counterculture

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. Source: Kathleen W. Tarr | Writing Toward a Twenty-First Century Counterculture

Literary Roundup | Oct 27-Nov 9, 2017

What’s happening in literary Alaska? Source: Literary Roundup | Oct 27-Nov 9, 2017

49 Writers Blog: Literary Roundup | October 13-26, 2017

49 Writers Blog: Literary Roundup | October 13-26, 2017

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