Thursday, October 9, 2014

Thursday Events

THURSDAY OCTOBER 9, 2014

BARNES AND NOBLE, ANCHORAGE

Thursday, October 9, 6-9pm, Barnes & Noble, Anchorage: Dave Costello Author Signing. Welcome Dave Costello, Alaskan author and senior editor at Alaska magazine, while he introduces his debut title Flying Off Everest: A Journey from the Summit to the Sea, which takes us on a journey with two friends in April 2011.

ALASKA QUARTERLY REVIEW EVENT: LOUSSAC LIBRARY, ANCHORAGE

Thursday, October 9, 7pm, Wilda Marston Theatre, Loussac Library: Join Alaska Quarterly Review and the Alaska Center for the Book in sharing “The Power of Creativity to Transform a Life.” This launch of the new issue of the AQR magazine features a premiere dramatic reading of “How I Became a Poet”, a story in the new edition by Steven Schurtzman about a young girl whose encounter with a visiting poet in elementary school changes both of their lives.

Following the dramatic reading by talented Anchorage actor Sarah Bethany Baird, Ron Spatz, editor of AQR, will moderate a panel discussion with Dr. Thad Woodard, Anchorage pediatrician and host of KSKA's "Line One Your Health Connection," Carol Sturgulewski, local writer and editor, Susan Dererra, a high school English teacher, and Joan Kane, an award-winning poet, an author of "Hyperboreal". 

 

GULLIVER'S BOOKS, FAIRBANKS

Thursday, Oct. 9, 5:30-7:30pm: Gulliver's Books in Fairbanks will be hosting four local authors for a joint book signing/reading: Ron Smith (How Not To Die Hunting In Alaska), Ray Bonnell (Interior Sketches), Priscilla Delga (Cold Water), and Nicole O’Donnell (Steam Laundry). Each author will have 20-30 minutes to read from their selected book and give a short presentation. Afterwards there will be time for people to get their books signed, enjoy refreshments, and ask questions.

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