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Melinda Moustakis performs literary tour of Juneau, Haines

...the Haines Public Library. This event will feature a free public reading by Moustakis, who will be accompanied by local writers and musicians. She will teach two workshops on Sept. 18, and 20, which requires registration.At 1 p.m. Sept...
'Singer in the stream' offers glimpse into the life of dippers

A few years ago, local writer and retired ecologist Mary Willson was watching American Dippers sing and flit in and out of a stream when she thought of a few...
Tidal Echoes launch party set for Friday

...Mary Lou Spartz and a number of UAS students. The journal also includes two poems by Richard Dauenhauer, the renowned local writer, translator and scholar to whom this year's edition is dedicated.The editorial staff for this year includes senior...
Letter from the Editor of Capital City Weekly

...reader-submitted lists of recommended books (page 10). We've also restarted Writers' Weir (page 10), where local writers can submit short works of fiction and nonfiction for publication in the CCW.This latest iteration of the CCW will...
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Homelessness: One story at a time

You could describe local writer Merry Ellefson's new play "A Lifetime to Master" as being a work about homelessness, but it would be more accurate to say it's...
Finding the write stuff in the 'Paris of the Pacific'

...member Brooke Schafer and folded into the Institute's official programs this year, its third year. About 50 mostly local writers have read publically so far."The turnout is incredible, but also - out of 9,000 people, 50 have had the confidence...
96 years later, small ceremony still recalls Alaska's worst maritime disaster

...the worst maritime accident in Alaska history.Those in attendance at Saturday's event included Mary Lou Spartz, a local writer whose play based on the Sophia disaster was last performed in 2013, and Mark Boesser, Archdeacon for the Episcopal...
Recent Alaska books

...Annie Boochever (Alaska Northwest Books, May 2014). Local writer Ann Boochever based this young adult novel on her own...Ishmael Hope (Ishmael Reed Publishing, December 2014). Local writer and storyteller Ishmael Hope celebrated the release...
Retirement is fertile artistic ground for local couple

...husband-and-wife team Gordon Harrison and Sarah Isto, opening Friday at the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council Gallery.Local writer Isto composed poems for the show and Harrison gave them visual presence through calligraphy and other artwork, such...
Five good (Alaskan) reads

...girl just young, / On a stroll, in the woods, with her mom, / Under Alaska's solstice sun.Clint J. Farr is a local writer who writes a regular column for the Empire's Arts section, Farr North Perspectives. AMY FLETCHER? "Hyperboreal...


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