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Revitalizing language: Poet Holman kicks off Alaska film tour Kindred Post highlighted one of the most influential of these elders, Tlingit language speaker and former Alaska State Writer Laureate Nora Marks Dauenhauer. Dauenhauer read from her work at the event, along with poets Holman, Christy NaMee...
Southeast writers honored in statewide haiku contest

...the adult category and Loree Rayback of Palmer placed third.Judges of the contest included Peggy Shumaker, Alaska State Writer Laureate from 2010-2012, and Professor Derek Burleson who teaches creative writing and literature at the University...
Ordaz repeats as Poetry Out Loud champ

...poems being so thoughtfully expressed, said Alaska State Writer Laureate Frank Soos during the event. Each of the 10...Legislature to formally acknowledge his position as State Writer Laureate.The Alaska Poetry Out Loud State Finals will...
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Welcoming literary citizens: An interview with 49 Writers' new director Erin Hollowell

...generosity.It's a philosophy strongly influenced by fellow Alaskan poet Peggy Shumaker, a mentor and former Alaska State Writer Laureate whom Hollowell calls "the most generous writer I know.""From, really, just watching her, I learned...
Governor's Awards photos

...announced Frank Soos of Fairbanks as the 2014-2016 Alaska State Writer Laureate, replacing Nora Marks Dauenhauer of Juneau...Founder/Artistic Director at Uyalunaq, Anchorage Alaska State Writer Laureate? Frank Soos, Professor Emeritus, University...
A big night in the arts

...also be recognized as the outgoing state writer laureate.Gov. Bill Walker will...humanities honorees and the new State Writer Laureate, Soos.The annual awards...composer Yngvil Vatn Guttu. Alaska State Writer Laureate? Frank Soos, Professor...
A day in the life of: Kinkaduneek Paul Marks

...He's also the youngest boy, the 15th child in a family of 16 children. Many of them are well-known - former Alaska State Writer Laureate and poet Nora Marks Dauenhauer is his sister, and many of his siblings are carvers and artists.He carved...
Governor's awards ceremony set for Jan. 29 in Juneau

...FairbanksAllison Warden, Interdisciplinary Artist and Founder/Artistic Director at Uyalunaq, AnchorageThe new Alaska State Writer Laureate is Frank Soos, Professor Emeritus, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
2015 Governor's Awards include Sealaska Heritage Institute

...Tuesday, as well as the Alaska State Writer Laureate for the 2014-2016 term...announced Tuesday is the new Alaska State Writer Laureate, Frank Soos of Fairbanks...Director at Uyalunaq, AnchorageAlaska State Writer Laureate: Frank Soos, Professor...
Husband and wife named Alaska State Writer Laureate and Individual Artist for 2015 a phone call that he'd been named the new Alaska State Writer Laureate as part of the Governors Awards for the Arts...collaboration with literacy and the literary arts."The Alaska State Writer Laureate Program was created in the early 1960s to honor...


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