Thanks to the generosity of The Babbling Book in Haines we are giving away two of Heather Lende's books today at the Alaska Book Week webiste - this is your chance to win a signed copy of Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dogs or If You Lived Here I'd Know Your Name. Click here to enter.
Write Young Alaska or WYAK, the youth program of 49 Writers, is pleased to announce its next round of three youth writing contests. The deadline for submissions to the first contest, "Ghosts and Legends," is October 31. Give us a bone-chilling tale of your own creation, or a local legend in your own words! This is your chance to be published online in the WYAK zine Alaska Out Loud, and a $25 prize will be awarded to the winner in each age category.
On Thursday, October 11, 7:30—8:45pm, the Alaska Center for the Book and Anchorage Public Library and co-sponsoring an author's panel, "Writing Readable Alaska History," at the Z. J. Loussac Public Library, 3600 Denali Street, Public Conference Room, Level One. Join local authors for a discussion of how to translate Alaska history into page-turninTg reading. Featured authors are Kris Farmen, Kaylene Johnson, and Carol Sturgulewski. Light refreshments will be served.
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