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Author Chang to speak at UAS Tuesday

...Institute for Diversity in the Arts at Stanford University, is the recipient of many literary honors, including the American Book Award and the Asian American Literary Award. Utne Reader named him one of "50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-18-13
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Statewide poetry contest runs through March 2

...this year. Kane is the author of "The Cormorant Hunter's Wife" and "Hyperboreal." A 2014 recipient of the American Book Award, and Whiting Writers' Award recipient, she's on the faculty for the graduate creative writing program at the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-22/statewide-poetry-contest-runs-through-mar
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Alaska Writer Laureate Nora Dauenhauer finishes up two-year term

...1980; a Governor's Award for the Arts in 1989; the First Peoples Fund Community Spirit Award in 2005; two American Book Awards, in 1991 and 2008; an Honorary Doctor of Humanities degree from UAS in 2001; a Lifetime Achievement Award from...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-20/sharing-her-point-view
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Juneau writer Ernestine Hayes wins one of five Alaska Literary Awards

...recognize their excellence, and to support accomplished writers while they create new art." Hayes' books include her American Book Award winning memoir "Blond Indian," as well as a book on Juneau's early history called "Juneau," and a children's...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-09/juneau-writer-ernestine-hayes-wins-one-fi
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Five Good GLBT Reads for Pride Month

...supportive parents. Written as a YA novel, this is a great read for adults as well.Author Saenz also won an American Book Award for his first book of poems, "Calendar of Dust," in 1992. ? "The Great Big Book of Families," by Mary Hoffman...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-19/five-good-glbt-reads
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Sitka Symposium is back among Alaska's summer literary events

...Ralph Nader; Luis Alberto Urrea, critically acclaimed author of 13 books of fiction, poetry and nonfiction, American Book Award winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist; Alan Weisman, best-selling author of "The World Without Us" and winner...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-26/sitka-symposium-back-among-alaskas-summer
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Dauenhauer: 'Songs of vision and experience'

...about the series here: http://www.sealaskaheritage.org/)The second and fourth books in the series won American Book Awards from the Before Columbus Foundation and the fourth also won an Alaska Library Association's Alaskana of the Year...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/songs-vision-and-experience
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Local author Hayes pens concise history of Juneau

In her American Book Award-winning memoir "Blond Indian," Ernestine Hayes shared with readers a sense of what life was like for her in Juneau when she...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-12-05/local-author-hayes-pens-concise-history-j
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Dauenhauer named State Writer Laureate

...transcriptions of interviews and recordings of Tlingit elders with historical research. Volume four was honored with the American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation. Dauenhauer's solo works include "Life Woven with Song," as well as abundant...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-10-11/dauenhauer-named-state-writer-laureate
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New writer laureate bridges cultures, disciplines

...Russians in Tlingit America: The Battles of Sitka, 1802 and 1804" with Lydia Black. The fourth was honored with the American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation in 2008.Nora Dauenhauer also worked as a Tlingit language researcher for the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-11-22/new-writer-laureate-bridges-cultures-disc
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