resources & links
Below are some resources for Alaskan writers. This is not an exhaustive list, but a selection of publishers, residencies, conferences, and online sites that we feel are particularly worth note.
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conferences & residencies in Alaska
: Held in Homer, Alaska, this nationally recognized annual writing conference features workshops, readings and panel presentations in fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and the business of writing.
: Annual week-long writing workshops in historic McCarthy.
: Residencies for writers to pursue their work and share it with the community in Sitka.
: Since 2002, offering professional artists the opportunity to pursue their work amidst the natural splendors of Denali Park. Online application now available.
: A statewide nonprofit based in Anchorage, offering creative writing classes, retreats, events, and a collaborative writers'
: In Denali in 2012, this small conference offers unique chance to work closely with other writers of all varieties.
festivals in Alaska
: A Fairbanks celebration of books and all that goes into them.
: a gathering of Alaskan artists, artwork on location, and authors. discover one-of-a-kind arts and crafts on the lawn at the library. Enjoy Hope's charming historic district, restaurants and more.
: Blog about and by Alaskan writers.
: Established to educate and inform beginning, intermediate, and published writers throughout their creative process to become published authors and increase their sales.
: Inspiring learning and building community through writing.
: Information about arts opportunities
: an Alaska-based design firm (run by an aspiring author) that offers special rates on author website & book cover design
presses and journals Book Publishers with special ties to Alaska
: Publishes Alaskan literature and art
: Literary series publishes poetry, fiction, nonfiction from or about Alaska or the circumpolar north.
: Nonfiction about Alaska—history, memoir, biography, adventure, aviation, humor, crime, mystery, mushing, Native culture, more
: Publishes books of poetry and nonfiction about Ester and Alaska. Cartoons, children's books.
: Has published four Alaskan writers
Journals with special ties to Alaska
: Publishes writers from all states and abroad; based in Anchorage.
: A Literary Magazine for Alaska and the Pacific Northwest
(Canada): International, likes work from the north
: UAF student magazine
: Poetry from Alaska and the north
: National, publishes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry (UAF)
: Literary and Artistic Voice of Southeast Alaska (UAS)
: Nonprofit to encourage cultural wellness via arts and education
: Broadsided publishes monthly collaborations between writers and artists. Although international in scope, Broadsided Press was begun in Alaska and its mission and design were influenced by a sense of far-flung communities with little access to big-city resources. Several of our artists live in Alaska. Journals with looser ties to Alaska
: National, but focus is on the northwest
: Literature from all the nations and cultures of the Pacific Rim
: Just look at the title
: Beautifully produced magazine whose editors love Alaska
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