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Evening at Egan to present a discussion on writing with Peggy Shumaker

Alaska State Writer Laureate Peggy Shumaker will be the host of this week's Evening at Egan lecture, titled "Geographies of the Land and of the Heart." Shumaker will...
Arts council announces new state writer laureate

...State Council on the Arts has chosen Fairbanks writer Peggy Shumaker as the new Alaska state writer laureate 2010-2012...fine art from Alaska. For more information about Peggy Shumaker, visit her web site at For...
Alaska books roundup 2013

...Alaskan Arctic as she deals with these terrible losses. Zondervan/Harper Collins, April 2013."Toucan Nest" by Peggy Shumaker. Former Alaska State Writer Laureate Shumaker describes her reactions to the rainforests of Costa Rica and its inhabitants...
Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference accepting early registration

...Karen McElmurray, Melinda Moustakis, Nicole Stellon O'Donnel, Lee Ann Roripaugh, Alexis Rizzuto, Eva Saulitis, Peggy Shumaker, Sherry Simpson and Deb Vanasse.A special post-conference writing workshop, Nature Across the Genres, will...
Five good (Alaskan) reads

...history and quiet tension. Like Dyson's book, it interweaves past and present.? "Just Breathe Normally" by Peggy Shumaker A poet, Shumaker has crafted a memoir of excruciating beauty, pivoting on haunting images and scattered memories...
North Words Writers Symposium, Kachemak Bay conference still accepting registrations

...Karen McElmurray, Melinda Moustakis, Nicole Stellon O'Donnel, Lee Ann Roripaugh, Alexis Rizzuto, Eva Saulitis, Peggy Shumaker, Sherry Simpson and Deb Vanasse.Keynote speaker at the conference will be Naomi Shihab Nye. World traveler Nye...
Woodward receives 2012 Distinguished Artist Award

...books on Paul Ziegler, Sydney Laurence and Fred Machetanz. In 2005, he teamed up with Alaska State Writer Laureate Peggy Shumaker to publish "Blaze," which combined selections of his birch tree paintings with Shumaker's poems.In addition...
Fall arts preview

...variety of sources and of the library's role in this process of discovery. Last year's featured speakers included Peggy Shumaker, Ana Maria Spagna and David Vann. This year, speakers include Pulitzer Prize finalist Mary Doria Russell, local...
New writer laureate bridges cultures, disciplines

...genres. It is a two-year appointment.Previous Alaska Writer Laureates, in reverse chronological order, are: Peggy Shumaker, Nancy Lord, John Straley, Jerah Chadwick, Anne Hanley, Richard Nelson, Tom Sexton, Joanne Townsend, Richard...
UAS bookstore to host triple poetry reading on Friday

...The Rabbits Could Sing," Nicole Stellon O'Donnell will read from "Steam Laundry" and Alaska Writer Laureate Peggy Shumaker will read from "The City Beneath the Snow" by Marjorie Kowalski Cole. "The Rabbits Could Sing" and "Steam Laundry...


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