Nov. 3, 2022 — Corinna Cook — Leavetaking

Corinna Cook asks how can a geologically-enlarged sense of time benefit writing that is motivated by immediate concerns and/or lived experience? Corinna is a former Fulbright Fellow, an Alaska Literary Award recipient, and a Rasmuson Foundation awardee. She offers writing workshops, teaches at Alaska Pacific University, and is working on an oral history account of […]

April 1, 2021 — Anne Coray — Green Shoots from Old Roots: Writing about the Environment

Anne Coray, author of the recently published novel Lost Mountain, will discuss her writing and changes she’s seen as a resident of remote Southwest Alaska. She will also explore the evolution of nature writing and its contemporary offshoot—eco-literature. Coray is the author of three poetry collections, coeditor of Crosscurrents North: Alaskans on the Environment, and […]

March 4, 2021 — Amy Gulick — The Salmon Way: An Alaska State of Mind

Intrigued that there is still a place in the world where the lives of people and salmon are linked, photographer and author Amy Gulick traveled throughout Alaska to explore the web of human relationships that revolve around these extraordinary fish. Commercial fishermen took her on as crew; Alaska Native families taught her the art of […]