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Revitalizing language: Poet Holman kicks off Alaska film tour

...Concert at Kindred Post highlighted one of the most influential of these elders, Tlingit language speaker and former Alaska State Writer Laureate Nora Marks Dauenhauer. Dauenhauer read from her work at the event, along with poets Holman, Christy...
Southeast writers honored in statewide haiku contest the adult category and Loree Rayback of Palmer placed third.Judges of the contest included Peggy Shumaker, Alaska State Writer Laureate from 2010-2012, and Professor Derek Burleson who teaches creative writing and literature at the University...
Ordaz repeats as Poetry Out Loud champ read aloud, they would have been deeply gratified to hear their poems being so thoughtfully expressed, said Alaska State Writer Laureate Frank Soos during the event. Each of the 10 Alaska high school students who recited poems as part of the...
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Welcoming literary citizens: An interview with 49 Writers' new director Erin Hollowell

...generosity.It's a philosophy strongly influenced by fellow Alaskan poet Peggy Shumaker, a mentor and former Alaska State Writer Laureate whom Hollowell calls "the most generous writer I know.""From, really, just watching her, I learned...
Governor's Awards photos

...announced Frank Soos of Fairbanks as the 2014-2016 Alaska State Writer Laureate, replacing Nora Marks Dauenhauer of Juneau...Founder/Artistic Director at Uyalunaq, Anchorage Alaska State Writer Laureate? Frank Soos, Professor Emeritus, University...
A big night in the arts

...also features violinist/composer Elena Lukina- EL and multi-instrumentalist/composer Yngvil Vatn Guttu. Alaska State Writer Laureate? Frank Soos, Professor Emeritus, University of Alaska, FairbanksFrank Soos, professor emeritus of...
A day in the life of: Kinkaduneek Paul Marks

...He's also the youngest boy, the 15th child in a family of 16 children. Many of them are well-known - former Alaska State Writer Laureate and poet Nora Marks Dauenhauer is his sister, and many of his siblings are carvers and artists.He carved...
Governor's awards ceremony set for Jan. 29 in Juneau

...FairbanksAllison Warden, Interdisciplinary Artist and Founder/Artistic Director at Uyalunaq, AnchorageThe new Alaska State Writer Laureate is Frank Soos, Professor Emeritus, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
2015 Governor's Awards include Sealaska Heritage Institute

...recipients of the awards Tuesday, as well as the Alaska State Writer Laureate for the 2014-2016 term.Sealaska announced Tuesday is the new Alaska State Writer Laureate, Frank Soos of Fairbanks. This honorary...
Husband and wife named Alaska State Writer Laureate and Individual Artist for 2015

...out in a phone call that he'd been named the new Alaska State Writer Laureate as part of the Governors Awards for the...collaboration with literacy and the literary arts."The Alaska State Writer Laureate Program was created in the early 1960s to...


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