A soldier's - and a poet's - wilderness station

...wrote the first draft of the poem at a workshop held by local poets Emily Wall and Jonas Lamb, she said."This experience was...death. Cornwall, Erd wrote in an email, was "a tremendous poet and dear friend." One day when Erd was out running, she thought...
Local poet chosen for Poems in Place project

...placement in two Alaska State Parks. Juneau poet Aleria Jensen's poem "A Soldier's...Recreational Area in Seward, along with Seward poet Justine Pechuzal's poem "Pilgrims...generous individuals.For more on Juneau poet Jensen, see next week's issue of the...
Alaska teen brings home national poetry prize

...teachers who showed us techniques for analyzing poets. And Poetry Out Loud is an excellent program...Ode on a Grecian Urn" memorized) to modern poets like Wallace Stevens and contemporary poets like Cardenas.To prepare, she practiced for...
SHI to sponsor lecture on repatriation of headdress by visiting scholar

...British Columbia headdress in 2003.The lecture will focus on a Kwakwak'awakw headdress that was acquired in 1965 by French poet Andree Breton and repatriated to the U'Mista Culture Centre (Alert Bay). Mauze, an anthropologist with the College de France...
A hub for hip-hop culture opens in Anchorage

...a political organizing and empowerment tool in Anchorage.'TURNTABLISM' AND CULTURAL HERITAGEKima Hamilton, an Anchorage poet, emcee and DJ who has traveled with Martinez through the state department program, said he's watched hip-hop morph commercially...
What's happening for the week of June 24 to July 1

...anthropologist and visiting scholar Marie Mauze, Ph.D., who will focus on a Kwakwak'awakw headdress acquired in 1965 by French poet Andree Breton and repatriated to the U'Mista Culture Centre (Alert Bay). Free. Atttendees are invited to bring their own...
Byron Lacey Sanford

...of the Rock Creek Bible Church in Meriden, KS, and a recognized member of the Sun City Poet's Society, the Arizona Poet's Society and the National Poet's Society.Byron was a mechanic, welder, manager, care giver, father, poet, songwriter...
Southeast writers honored in statewide haiku contest

...encourages participants to express their enthusiasm for and understanding of salmon habitat in Alaska. Three adult poets and three student poets were selected to win prizes in the contest, which ran May 1 ? 15.The first-place winner in the student...
Why Alaskans should read Alaska Quarterly Review

...In the poem "Crank-Arm Prayer," Anchorage poet Susanna Mishler says, " A glacier's angle of repose...addition to those listed above include former Juneau poet Olena Kalytiak Davis, poets Elizabeth Bradfield and Jane Hirshfield, and writers...
Five ways to celebrate poetry month

...The Academy of American Poets, which founded and continues...participate in the Dear Poet project: To participate...the Academy of American Poets' website, Academy of American Poets by April 30 have a chance...receive a reply from the poet and have their letter featured...


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