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Summer books roundup

...on the Copper River in Southcentral Alaska, guided by mystic poet Kabir. Artwork for the book is provided by well-known Alaska...David Baker calls this debut collection of poems by Anchorage poet and electrician Susanna J. Mishler, "a travelogue that maps...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-17/summer-books-roundup
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Good Reads: Summer vacation edition

...really quick reads.? "The Gangster We Are All Looking For" by le thi diem thuy: The first novel by a Vietnamese American poet and performer, which looks simultaneously spare and deep.Linda Ketchum, executive director of 49 Writers, of Chickaloon...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-17/good-reads-summer-vacation-edition
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Today in history

...Black Eyed Peas) is 39. Actor Scott Porter is 35.Thought for Today: "A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side." - Joseph Addison, English essayist and poet (1672-1719).

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-15
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Author, poet Maya Angelou dies at 86

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The poet Maya Angelou died Wednesday, according...but would never say how many.She was a poet, dancer, actress, songwriter, civil...preposterous," said Billy Collins, poet laureate of the United States. "It lowers...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-05-29/author-poet-maya-angelou-dies-86
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Today in History

...Smith is 16.Thought for Today: "For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else." - Ralph Waldo Emerson, American essayist, poet and philosopher (1803-1882).

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-08/today-history
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Contributions to Literacy in Alaska awards announced

...tireless promoter of Alaskan writers," hosting readings and other events to highlight their work. Cheezem, himself a writer and poet, holds an MFA in creative writing, and has also served as a borough school board member, planning commissioner, and president...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-03/contributions-literacy-alaska-awards-anno
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A Day in the Life of: Daku'dane John Perkins

...realized it's that it's a role that seemingly, I've been training for all my life," he said. "I'm a presenter, I'm a poet, and I'm a Southeast Alaskan."? Contact CCW staff writer Mary Catharine Martin at maryc.martin@capweek.com.THUNDERBIRD...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-03/day-life-dakudane-john-perkins
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Ripples in the water

For University of Alaska Southeast Assistant Professor of English and poet Emily Wall, literary journals aren't a simple agglomeration of writing, but rather represent the razor-sharp edge of art...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-24/ripples-water
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Trinity, the First Sunday after Pentecost

...predators prowling the dark of night to humans laboring through the hours of daylight, all are connected. "Lord. . ." says the Poet, "you wrap yourself with light as with a cloak . . ." and sustain all. "There move the ships," sings the Psalmist...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-06-15/trinity-first-sunday-after-pentecos
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Writing group renamed in poet's memory

Late poet Burn Thompson's arrival in Juneau could...and another longtime participant, local poet Richard Stokes."I have a genuine interest...early days. For Stokes, who is primarily a poet, feedback for his work has always been the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-01-09/writing-group-renamed-poets-memory
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