Whether you are writing fiction or nonfiction, crafting complex and emotionally moving characters is critical to a successful piece of writing. This workshop focuses on how to develop your characters while advancing your story. What exactly is a poetic line made of? In this workshop participants will examine lines by contemporary English-language poets that are used to achieve very different effects.
We will also experiment with lineation strategies and types with in-class exercises. Our exercises and guided discussion will help illuminate what makes a strong poetic line, and how an understanding of poetic lines can enhance our own writing and reading. Suitable for poets and prose writers, as well as readers, who would like to broaden their knowledge of poetic craft. Literary, literacy award nominations due May The program is a statewide effort to recognize people and agencies who support literature and literacy in the north.
The awards, presented by Alaska Center for the Book annually since , honor individuals and institutions who have made a significant contribution to literacy efforts, to the literary arts, or preservation of the written or spoken word in Alaska. Past winners include librarians, teachers, writers, tutors, learning programs, volunteers and others dedicated to making the world a better place through the gift of language.
Although the initial deadline was in April, the deadline has been extended to May The non-profit, all-volunteer board partners with literary, educational, arts and humanities organizations to host and sponsor events across the state, including Reading Rendezvous, Alaska Reads, Poems in Place, Letters About Literature and more. Contact: Carol Sturgulewski The format will be inspired by Arctic Entries.
Bear biologists, Alaskans of all ages, visitors, anyone who has a good bear tale — are welcome to tell us their best bear stories! This event will feature seven storytellers who will be selected based on the range of stories submitted — from the funny to the scary, adorable to the bizarre, and everything in between. Once a story is submitted, they will follow up either in person, on the phone, or through email. Arctic Entries volunteers will work with you on developing the story, fleshing out the parts that elicit a range of reactions from the audience, and finding a storytelling technique that works for you.
We also provide assistance with stage fright.
Include your name, email address, and phone number along with your story pitch. Thank you! Edible Alaska , a new magazine focused on food culture and practices in Alaska, will hit the newsstands in June. They seek writers, photographers, recipe writers, and local chefs who want to be a resource to them. Article pitches should fall loosely into the categories: eat, drink, and food for thought. They are not looking for another profile about a great microbrewery or reviews of well-known restaurants.
They want to expand what people know and think about food and food culture in Alaska while creating an archive of food practices throughout the state both urban and rural. Please email your pitch to bree edibleak. As a result of that research the Winds of Change Series was born.
Bonnye enjoys living in the beautiful Matanuska-Susitna Valley in Alaska. PGDirect is an online bookstore that has embraced the concept of direct to consumer selling for self-published books, softcover and hardcover books, specialty books, children's books, hard to find books, college textbooks, print on demand books and more. She taught English and has written in every job she's had whether in academia, business, industry, volunteer work, or government. Five Dares P. Deception Mary H. Toba, called Bambas in the novel ; 2.
Zamimolo's Story: 50, BC , where Zamimolo struggles with the terrifying new environment after migrating from Asia to Central America; 4. After winning awards for each of her titles, Bonnye has begun a new series continuing her focus on Pre-Clovis sites in the Americas - this time set in ancient Mexico, and beginning with Freedom, 25, BC.
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