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October Featured Author Carolyn Kremers
"Somehow [Kremers] has crossed the gulf that often separates people from people, language from language, culture from culture. This book is a roadmap to the heart of Alaska by a writer who has earned our attention." — Tom Sexton
2014 Featured Authors
January: Brendan Jones
February: Lynn DeFilippo
March: Daryl Farmer
April: Katie Eberhart
May: Kim Heacox
June: Lynn Lovegreen
July: John Straley
August: Jessica Ramsey Golden
September: Bill Sherwonit
October: Carolyn Kremers
November: Nick Jans
December: Sandra Kleven
AQR Fall/Winter 2014
"One of the nation's best literary magazines." -- The Washington Post Book World
Andromeda Romano-Lax is the author of THE SPANISH BOW, a novel about classical musicians in Spain, as well as a dozen travel and natural history books, most of them about Alaska. Her second novel, THE DETOUR, set in 1938 Italy, was published in February 2012. She teaches for 49 Writers and for the University of Alaska Anchorage low-residency MFA program.
Andromeda's Latest Novel
"A gently haunting work of subtle and surprising wisdom." -- Booklist. "Great for book clubs." -- Library Journal
49 Writers Co-founder Deb Vanasse
Deb Vanasse is the author of more than a dozen books, published by Penguin, Houghton-Mifflin, Globe-Pequot, Sasquatch Books, and the University of Alaska Press. Her most recent title is COLD SPELL. After 35 years in Alaska, she's still in love with this place.
Deb's newest book
"Grabs you from the opening line and never lets go" ~ Publishers Weekly; "Vanasse is talented: she can turn ordinary words into the sublime..." ~ Foreword Reviews
Linda Ketchum completed her MFA in creative nonfiction at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Prior to joining 49 Writers as executive director she worked or volunteered for a variety of Alaska nonprofit organizations promoting everything from literacy to libraries.
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