AWN Books, Writer’s Groups and Conferences



Writing & Research

Anchorage Public Library  Awesome Digital Resources!

A new website for Anchorage Public Library (November, 2017)

Alaska’s Authors

Lynn Curry, Real Life Writing

Writer’s Groups

40 Below Ink
An independent press with an Alaskan attitude.
Alaska Center for the Book – meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the Loussac Library in Anchorage.

Alaska Professional Communicators (formerly Alaska Press Women) meet for lunch on the first Thursday monthly at the Golden Lion Hotel in Anchorage. Meetings begin at 11:30. Reservations required.

Arctic Cliffhangers is the Alaska Chapter of Sisters in Crime, an international organization with 48 chapters worldwide dedicated to the professional development and advancement of women crime writers.

Writers with Wings – meets the first and second Thursday 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the Friendly Planet in downtown Juneau.

Central Peninsula Writers’ Group meets the first and third Thursday in the Kenai Library at 6:30 pm.

Femmes of the Fourth Friday – meet Fridays at 7 pm at Fireside Books in Palmer.

TaleSpinners MatSu Writers – meet every second and fourth Thursday in Wasilla. FMIC Avril 907.357.2177

New Writer’s Group – meet the first Saturday every month at 2:00PM. FMI: Barbara at 907.790.3038.

Find a bookstore:  IndieBound

Alaska Women Write – meet Thursdays, 6-8 pm at 917 W. 12th St. downtown Anchorage.

Alaska Writers Homestead
A home on the Web for writers from Alaska, and those who share Alaska’s pioneering spirit.

Anchorage Writer’s Group – meet Saturdays at 9:30 am at Title Wave Books in Anchorage.


Writer’s Conferences

Kachemak Bay Writer’s Conference

A spectacular combination of first-rate faculty, true camaraderie, and dazzling scenery.



Updated October 17, 2023

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