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A soldier's - and a poet's - wilderness station from a coworker before her daughter's birth. It's in place at Beluga Point, at Turnagain Arm.Wendy Erd, a Homer writer, started the Poems in Place program with that poem after Cornwall's death. Cornwall, Erd wrote in an email, was...
Perseverance Season 36 overview

...that anyone could put the coat on and they were Homer. It's not just that they were reciting it. They were Homer." Writers Peterson and O'Hare won 2012 Obie and Lucille Lortel Awards for "An Illiad." With the exception of certain passages...
"Pilgrim's Wilderness" author Tom Kizzia to lead Friday's Sound and Motion

This Friday's Sound and Motion presentation at the Egan Lecture Hall will be led by Homer writer Tom Kizzia, author of "Pilgrim's Wilderness." Kizzia's talk, "Transcendentalists, Puritans and Pilgrims in Alaska...
Homer foundation puts $50,000 toward library

...Steward said. Fund-raisers have accounted for $1.2 million toward the $3.4 million cost of a library, said Homer writer Nancy Lord, co-chairwoman of the library's capital campaign. That includes more than $100,000 in private donations...
Connections with the sea

...also is concerned about sustainability and the economic system." "Ocean Home" is online at Homer writer Wendy Erd, a longtime commercial fisherman who spent 12 years set-netting in Bristol Bay, wrote the accompanying...
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Arts council announces new state writer laureate

...Alaska state writer laureate 2010-2012. She will serve a two-year term, which begun Oct. 1, 2010. She succeeds Homer writer Nancy Lord. As state writer laureate, Shumaker will represent the council and the state of Alaska in communities...
Skagway and Homer writers' conferences carry state's literary fire

Writers from across the state and beyond will gather at two conferences this month to gain inspiration in a series of lectures and panel discussions exploring the craft. The North Words Writers Symposium will be held in Skagway, followed later in the month by the Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference in Homer.
Romance novels ignite literary career of Homer novelist

HOMER - Many new writers count themselves lucky to publish a novel with a small press publisher. Homer writer Jennifer Bernard hit a trifecta with not one, but three novels, all published in mass-market paperback by Avon Romance, an...
Poems by Wall and Hayes to be installed in Totem Bight park

...Book, Alaska State Parks, and a committee of writers and other Alaskans. The first installation, spearheaded by Homer writer Wendy Erd, was "What Whales and Infants Know" by Kim Cornwall at Beluga Point in Chugach State Park in 2011. The...
Writing workshops to be offered prior to Poems in Place dedication in Totem Bight

...Two new parks will be selected in 2014 and 2015. The installation that inspired Poems in Place, spearheaded by Homer writer Wendy Erd, was "What Whales and Infants Know" by Kim Cornwall at Beluga Point in Chugach State Park in 2011. The...


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