On Monday, February 4, 5:00-7:00pm, the UAA Campus Bookstore will host an event featuring Eowyn Ivey, author of the Snow Child, as part of the Anchorage Reads celebration. Ivey will read from her book and be interviewed by David Stevenson, director of the CWLA/MFA program.
Poems in Place, a unique collaboration between Alaska Center for the Book, Alaska State Parks, a steering committee of poets and writers, and residents of Alaska, will place a poem written by an Alaskan writer in each of the seven regions of the Alaska State Park’s system in the coming years. January 15-March 15, 2013, Poems in Place will be accepting poems, both original work and nominated poems written by Alaskan writers and submitted by appreciative readers, for Totem Bight State Historical Park, Ketchikan, and Chena River State Recreation Area, Fairbanks. For more information, contest rules and entry form please visit Poems in Place at the Alaska Center for the Book website.
Fairbanks Drama Association and The Looking Glass Group Theatre invite Alaskan residents to send their best 10-minute plays to be considered for the 12th Annual 8X10 Festival of New Alaskan Plays. Deadline March 15, 2013. Eight ten-minute plays will be given rehearsed staged readings at the Festival, which will be held April 19 & 20, 2013, at FDA’s Riverfront Theater in Fairbanks. Click here for more information or contact Peggy MacDonald Ferguson at (907) 456-PLAY.