Anchorage teen among poets honored by first lady

...honored a new class of National Student Poets for their bravery to be vulnerable and...the nation's highest honor for youth poets. Mrs. Obama said there were more than...submissions this year for the fourth class of poets.The 2015 National Student Poets are 16-year-old...
Poet Holman will be featured guest at film screening, poetry slam and concert this weekend

New York City poet, performer and arts activist Bob Holman...Lendrum and is free and open to the public. Poets of all ages and abilities are encouraged...Eriksen is also owner of Kindred Post.Poet Holman has been dubbed the "Ringmaster...
Revitalizing language: Poet Holman kicks off Alaska film tour

...musicologists, and poets involved with languages...bilingual," said Welsh poet Gwyneth Lewis. "Language...Holman in the film.The poet W.S. Merwin lives in...the event, along with poets Holman, Christy NaMee...had music, as well: poet and musician Guy "Ziggy...
Juneau-Douglas City Museum accepting applications from artists

...display their work at the museum after submitting proposals last October are ceramicist Jeremy Kane, painter Avery Skaggs and poets Aleria Jensen and Jonas Lamb.Artists selected for the 2016-2017 season must be prepared to hang the exhibit, produce labels...
Anchorage Museum to bring panel of artists to Arctic Circle Assembly in Iceland the global Arctic within the context of science and research. Panelists include:? Joan Kane (Inupiaq), a writer and poet who is the author of "The Cormorant Hunter's Wife" and "The Straits," for which she has received the Whiting Writer's...
Martha Redbone to play in Juneau Sept. 30 John McEuen, of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. In it, the mystical, humanistic words of the eighteenth-century English poet are fused with the melodies, drones, and rhythms of the Appalachian string-band music that Redbone absorbed as a child from...
Recent and upcoming Alaska books

...POETRY"A Ladder of Cranes" by Tom Sexton, University of Alaska Press March 2015. A new collection of poetry by former Alaska poet laureate Tom Sexton, professor emeritus of English at the University of Alaska Anchorage."I Follow in the Dust She Raises...
Poems in Place dedication events scheduled

...year's poems. The events honor four poets whose poems were selected for permanent...writer Aleria Jensen is among the four poets selected for participation this year...walk to the poem locations for readings by poets Stager and Fields. Refreshments follow...
What's happening this week

...Language Matters" is a film by David Grubin, featuring poet Bob Holman. Holman will be in attendance, facilitating an audience...featuring special guest Bob Holman. Free and open to the public. Poets of all ages and abilities are encouraged to perform. Sign up...
Welcoming literary citizens: An interview with 49 Writers' new director Erin Hollowell

For Erin Coughlin Hollowell, the poet who in early July became executive director of Alaska's largest...generosity.It's a philosophy strongly influenced by fellow Alaskan poet Peggy Shumaker, a mentor and former Alaska State Writer Laureate...


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